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Spinal Decompression Therapy in South Africa

Hospitals and medical centers in South Africa performing Spinal Decompression therapy.

Netcare Group

Netcare Group provides innovative, quality healthcare in South Africa and the United Kingdom.


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Spinal Decompression Therapy

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Life Healthcare Hospital Group

Life Healthcare is a leading private hospital operator in South Africa and primarily serves the market for privately insured individuals, representing approximately eight million people. The group provides mainly acute care, high technology private hospital services.


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Spinal Decompression Therapy

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About Spinal Decompression

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is non-surgical spinal decompression therapy?
Non-surgical spinal decompression is a form of motorized traction for the spine, utilizing variable force, variable traction/relaxation times and in some case, variable angles of pull.
The theory is that the pulling creates a negative pressure in the discs, thereby diminishing or eliminating nerve compression, as well as improving blood and nutrient flow to the compressed discs.

What conditions are treated with non-surgical spinal decompression?
Spinal decompression can be used as a non-surgical treatment for:
- low back pain
- disc degeneration
- disc herniations
- disc bulges
- sciatica
- facet syndrome

What are the common devices used for spinal decompression?
There are a number of different traction devices in the market, and new devices are added every year.
Common devices include:
- Vax-D
- DRX9000
- Accu-Spina
- Extentrac Elite
- Antalgic-Trak 

Would I have to stay at the hospital?
No. The spinal decompression treatments are done on an outpatient basis, either in a hospital or in a clinic.

Number of sessions required : Usually 20 sessions are required for optimum results.

Risks : Non-surgical spinal decompression is a safe alternative to surgical procedures, as long as it's done by a trained proffesional.

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