BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gremmels Chiropractic Center Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama, now offers a treatment option for auto accident injury patients. This new treatment comes in the form of non-surgical spinal decompression. The treatment involves the use of a traction table (or other motorized device) in order to gently stretch the spine. This process is used to help relieve leg or back pain that often stems from auto accidents. What happens is that the position and force of the spine are altered allowing for relief to spinal disks that may be applying pressure to nerves. Once that pressure is removed water, nutrients and oxygen are able to flow into the area so that healing can begin.
Dr. Kent Gremmels of Gremmels Chiropractic Center Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama, is pleased to announce the addition of non-surgical spinal decompression treatments in the clinic. These treatments are ideal solutions for many Birmingham area residents suffering from leg and back pain from everyday activities as well as injuries sustained in an auto accident.
"Some people who are suffering from pain after auto accidents have been told that surgery is the only option," says Dr. Gremmels. "The problem with surgery is that the risks are often greater than the potential rewards. Sometimes, they don't work at all. Other times, they leave the patients in worse pain than before the surgery."
While Dr. Gremmels does say that non-surgical spinal decompression does not work for all and that some people do, in fact, need surgery, he does believe that many surgeries could be avoided by attempting non-surgical spinal decompression first.
Spinal decompression uses both traction and decompression to relieve pain by creating an optimal environment in which bulging and herniated discs can begin healing themselves. While some pain relief may be immediate, it is likely to require several sessions before the body is fully healed depending on various mitigating factors.
Some factors that can influence the healing process include the severity of the injury, how long the injury has been left unattended, and the specific causes of injury. Spinal decompression, while instrumental in helping people overcome chronic back and leg pain stemming from accidents is also useful in treating other conditions, such as sciatic, bulging discs, herniated discs, degenerative disc disease and injured nerve roots.
People in and around Birmingham who are suffering from leg and back pain resulting from accidents or one of the other conditions mentioned here are encouraged to contact Gremmels Chiropractic Center Inc. by calling (205) 854-3008 to make an appointment and learn more about this treatment option.
About Gremmels Chiropractic Center Inc.
Gremmels Chiropractic Center Inc., located on Centerpoint Parkway in Birmingham, Alabama, offers a wide range of chiropractic treatment options including non-surgical spinal decompression, chiropractic adjustments, nutritional counseling, corrective exercises, lifestyle advice and massage therapy.
CONTACT: Gremmels Chiropractic Center Inc., (205) 854-3008Source:Gremmels Chiropractic Center Inc.