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CLINICAL STUDIES ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SPINAL DECOMPRESSION THERAPY

@inproceedings{Shealy2008CLINICALSO,
  title={CLINICAL STUDIES ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SPINAL DECOMPRESSION THERAPY},
  author={N. Shealy and V. Borgmeyer},
  year={2008}
}
"Eighty-six percent of ruptured intervertebral disc (RID) patients achieved 'good' (50-89% improvement) to 'excellent' (90-100% improvement) results with decompression. Sciatica and back pain were relieved." "Of the facet arthrosis patients, 75% obtained 'good' to 'excellent' results with decompression." C. Norman Shealy, MD, PhD, and Vera Borgmeyer, RN, MA. Decompression, Reduction, and Stabilization of the Lumbar Spine: A Cost-Effective Treatment for Lumbosacral Pain. American Journal of Pain… Expand

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