Spinal Decompression Studies
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Spinal Decompression Studies:
Choi J, Lee S, Hwangbo G. Influences of spinal decompression therapy and general traction therapy on the pain, disability, and straight leg raising of patients with intervertebral disc herniation. Journal of Physical Therapy Science 27(2): 481-483; Feb 2015.
Apfel CC, Cakmakkaya OS, Martin W, et at. Restoration of disk height through non-surgical spinal decompression is associated with decreased discogenic low back pain: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorder 11: 155; Jul 2010.
Lipson SJ. Spinal Fusion Surgery – Advances and Concerns. N Engl J Med 350(7): 643-4; Feb 2004.
Ramos G, Martin W. Effects of Vertebral Axial Decompression on Intradiscal Pressure. J Neurosurg 81(3): 350-3; Sep 1994.
O’Hara K, editor. Decompression: A Treatment for Back Pain. Clinical Care Update. Occ Med 11(10); Oct 2004.
Glonis T, Groteke E. Spinal Decompression. Orth Tech Review 5(6): 36-39; Nov-Dec 2003.
Gose E, Naguszewski W, Naguszewski R. Vertebral Axial Decompression Therapy for pain associated with herniated or degenerated discs or facet syndrome: an outcome study. J Neuro Research 20(4): 186-90; Apr 1998.
Eugene S, Kitchener P, Smart R. A Prospective Randomised Controlled Study of VAX-D and TENS for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain. J Neuro Research 23(7); Oct 2001.
Shealy N, Koladia N, Wesemann M. Long-term Effect Analysis of IDD THERAPY in Low Back Pain : A retrospective Clinical Pilot Study. American Journal of Pain Managment 15(3); July 2005.
Shealy N. Technology Review: IDD THERAPY. Practical Pain Management 5(3); April 2005.
Odell RH, Boudreau DA. VAX-D Reduces Chronic Back Pain: A Four Year Outcome Study. Anesthesiology News Vol 29; March 2003.
Eyerman EL. MRI Evidence of Nonsurgical Mechanical Reduction, Rehydration and Repair of the Herniated Lumbar Disc. Journal of Neuroimaging 8(2); April 1998.
Gose E, Naguszewski W, Naguszewski R. Vertebral Axial Decompression for Pain Associated with Herniated or Degenerative Discs or Facet Syndrome: An Outcome Study. Journal of Neurological Research 20(3); April 1998.
Shealy N, Borgmeyer V. Decompression, Reduction, and Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine: A Cost Effective Treatment for Lumbosacral Pain. American Journal of Pain Management 7(2); April 1997.