Have you ever felt extra pressure on your back?
Does it feel like your spine is being squeezed at certain moments?
You may be suffering from a spinal condition known as Spinal Compression. It is a symptom that mostly occurs due to spinal deformity.
What is Spinal Compression?
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that is a pathway for your brain to send messages to the rest of your body. This spinal cord is protected by a stack of vertebrae which are collectively known as the spinal column.
Spinal compression is the process where your vertebrae become squashed, and as a result your spinal structure is altered, leading to issues such as nerve pinching, sciatica, disc herniation or bulge, cauda equina syndrome, spinal stenosis and other problems. These issues arise because spinal discs and spinal nerve roots no longer have sufficient space due to compression of the spine, and as such other structures may put pressure on them, triggering pain sensation.
The back is divided into three segments – Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar – i.e., top, middle and bottom respectively. Pain associated with spinal compression can occur anywhere from the cervical to the lumbar region.
Spinal compression is normally associated with ageing adults over 50 years usually developing it due to normal wear and tear in the spine. That said there are other conditions that may cause spinal compression irrespective of age like scoliosis and spinal misalignment.
A person suffering from spinal compression may experience any number of these common symptoms.
- Pain in any segment of the back.
- Numbness or weakness in arms, hands or legs.
- Loss of feeling in the feet.
- Burning pain in the arms, buttocks or in the legs (associated with sciatica).
In a few cases, people can also develop spinal cord compression, a severe spinal problem where the spinal canal becomes obstructed, and spinal structures press against the spinal cord. This can also be caused by bone spurs, infections in the spine, tumours, or injuries. Symptoms of spinal cord compression include those mentioned above, as well as a loss of bowel and/or bladder control.
If you experience symptoms that persist, worsen, or appear suddenly, seek immediate medical help.
Treating Spinal Compression
There are numerous treatments available for spinal compression but finding a non-invasive and effective treatment can be difficult.
- Surgery is left as a last resort as the process is complex and requires removing parts of the bones causing problem, oftentimes leaving the person with worse symptoms than they experienced before the procedure.
- Anti-inflammatory and other types of pain relieving medicine taken with proper medical care may help in soothing back or neck pain, but it comes with a set of side-effects, and is not recommended for long-term use.
- Physical therapy is the least invasive method. It is usually one of the first recommended methods, and it is also used in combination with other treatments.
To treat and prevent spinal compression, we recommend you use the Backrack Spinal Decompression device. It’s an innovative MDA-approved medical device which can help you not only relive back pain but treat it in a non-invasive manner.
Decompress Your Spine Naturally At Home!
Why is Spinal Decompression with the Backrack Beneficial?
The Spinal Backrack relives your pain by targeting the root cause rather than simply affecting the symptoms. It’s a device that has been engineered to mirror the special structure of the spine. Its unique shape allows the Backrack to help with spinal compression and misalignment issues.
To decompress your spine, simply lie on the rack and perform a series of exercises that target the specific region where your back or neck pain occurs.
As you perform these exercises, the wooden nodules attached to the rows connecting the two supports, apply gentle pressure on your back, effectively decompressing your spine. This relives unwanted pressure from your back returning the spine back to its natural length and shape.
It does all this while remaining seemingly simple to use and compact enough to fit every household. You do not require an expert or a helper to use the Backrack nor do you need to go out for therapy. It is a device that you can use on your own time, from the comfort of your own home.
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