Traction Therapy

Traction Therapy for Pain Relief

Traction therapy is used to relieve pressure on a disc, giving the disc in your back a chance to heal. At Butler Family Chiropractic in Jacksonville, we provide traction therapy for residents in Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Jacksonville Beach, Orange Park, and the surrounding areas. If you are in pain and have not been able to find a solution, it’s time to see how chiropractic can be an integral part of your healing.

How Traction Therapy Improves Mobility

Traction therapy provides relief for an area of your spine that may be compressed. Your chiropractor may use a table to help stretch out the area, and a variety of stretching techniques to ease the compression. This allows your disc to heal because blood flow to the area is improved. Once you are no longer in pain, you will have an easier time moving around.

Chiropractic for Chronic Pain Relief

Your chiropractor will do a complete medical exam to determine what is causing your pain. You may need to have imaging done to figure out if a spinal abnormality is to blame. Once an exam is complete, your chiropractor will develop a treatment plan that is specific to your needs. Traction therapy may be a significant part of your treatment, as well as massage, ultrasound, and hot or cold therapies. Talk with your chiropractor about what eases your pain and what makes it feel worse.

How Often to See a Chiropractor

When you visit a chiropractor for pain relief, it is important to understand that each visit builds upon the previous one. You will likely see the chiropractor three times a week in the beginning of your treatment. As your body heals, treatments will not need to be administered as frequently. Eventually, you might see the chiropractor once a week to keep your pain in control. Once your symptoms are greatly improved, therapy might occur once a month or so. Your chiropractor will talk to you about the best course of treatment that allows you to heal.

Find Pain Relief Today in Jacksonville

If you are in pain and looking for natural pain relief, it’s time to call Butler Family Chiropractic in Jacksonville at 904-928-3884 and set up an initial consultation. Our chiropractor will complete a comprehensive exam and come up with a treatment plan to help you feel better one day at a time.

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