Today, you don’t have to put up with that pain anymore. Thanks to the joint efforts of a group of top physicians and medical engineers, Spinal Decompression was developed to successfully treat lower back pain and sciatica resulting from herniated or deteriorated discs. Spinal Decompression not only dramatically lessens back pain in many patients, but also enables the majority of patients to go back to more active life styles.
Spinal Decompression has been demonstrated effective in relieving the pain linked with bulging and herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, sciatica, and even relapse or failed back surgery. Since its introduction, clinical studies have shown an outstanding success rate in treating lumbar disc related problems.
It uses highly developed technology to apply a distraction force to relieve nerve compression often related to low back pain and sciatica.
If you are a candidate for care, contact our office today to schedule an initial consultation with our Doctor to determine. After carefully studying your case history and exam findings, we will sit down and explain his recommended plan of action for you. After answering any questions you may have about the recommended plan, you may begin your care with Spinal Decompression.
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The Accu-SPINA™ System is a unique method that delivers a treatment called IDD Therapy® (Intervertebral Differential Dynamics). IDD Therapy® is the one of the most advanced non-invasive, non-surgical treatment for low back and neck conditions. It is a mechanized pain reduction and healing system that has, after many years of research, studies have shown to be up 86% -91% success rate in reduction of disc herniation pain and symptoms.
The combination of angle of pull utilizing a fixed tower and an air bladder create a fulcrum pinpointing treatment to the specific region that needs help. IDD Therapy® creates negative pressure between the discs, hopefully decreasing the herniation and healing the damaged area. The system supplies alternating decompression followed by a period of partial relaxation. Each session on the Accu-SPINA™ equipment is approximately 23-35 minutes long including set-up and take-off. The visits commonly go over a 4-6 week period based upon severity of their condition.
People with the following conditions are ideal candidates for enrollment into the Accu-SPINA™ program and have the potential of achieving quality outcomes in the treatment of their back and neck pain: (1) Herniated or Bulging Discs; (2) Nerve Compression; (3) Lumbar or Cervical Disorders; (4) Low Back or Neck Strains; (5) Sciatic Neuralgia (Sciatica); (6) Injury of the Lumbar or Cervical Nerve Root; (7) Degenerative Discs (unresponsive to four weeks of conservative therapy); (8) Spinal Arthritis; (9) Low Back Pain w/ or w/o Sciatica; (10) Degenerative Joint Disease; (11) Facet Syndrome; (12) Myofasciitis Syndrome; (13) Disuse Atrophy; (14) Lumbar Instability; (15) Acute Low Back Pain; and (16) Post-Surgical Low Back Pain (recurrent pain from a failed back surgery lasting more than six months, without hardware).
Patients with low back pain or neck pain who have had no success with conventional therapy and who are considering surgery should utilize the Accu-SPINA™. Surgery should be considered only following a reasonable trial of the Accu-SPINA™ System IDD Therapy® protocols.
Patients who undergo the full four to six weeks of the treatment protocol will obtain the best results. A patient must be at least at least 18 years of age to undergo Accu-SPINA™ treatment.
Although the Accu-SPINATM received FDA Cleared in 2000, some carriers will cover, some will not, this is specific to the patient and their insurance company. Many major insurances, however, will cover at least a portion of the treatments associated with our back and neck therapy protocols.
IDD TherapyR on The Accu-SPINATM System is a safe procedure that can be used on patients with Chronic Back and Neck Pain caused by Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated Discs, Bulging Discs, Slipped Discs, and Sciatica.
Treatment protocols are based on research and research studies. Each treatment builds on the progress made at the previous session. Treatments are scheduled 1 to 3 days apart so as not to lose ground on that progress, especially in the earlier sessions. Treatments at one day apart are optimal for best results.
Attitude is a very important part of healing. Maintaining optimism is important for healing. Patients are asked to participate in their treatment by complying with the entire Accu-SPINATM protocol, by following through with their exercise programs and by using good sense in terms of minimizing activities that worsen their pain.
Recent studies comparing Accu-SPINATM to standard physical therapy including traction, exercise, muscle stimulation, ultrasound, massage, and heat and ice showed Accu-SPINATM decompression to be more effective in terms of perceived pain reduction, debilitating pain reduction, cumulative strength index and overall outcome.
Yes, the Accu-SPINATM has received FDA Clearance as a Class II Medical Device with 510(k) listing: One is for providing decompression to the lower back (lumbar spine) and the other is for providing decompression to the neck (cervical spine). The Accu-SPINATM is approved to provide treatment for relief from pain and disability for those patients suffering with low back pain and neck pain associated with herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, and posterior facet syndrome.
Extensive clinical studies have been conducted to validate IDD Therapy® treatment. Thousands of back pain patients have been successfully treated. Nearly a full year practical in-the-field analysis by participating physicians nationwide has been conducted.
North American Medical Corporation (NAM) is the sole manufacturer of IDD Therapy® certified medical devices, including the Accu-SPINA™ system. The Accu-SPINA™ is the most advanced technology available for IDD treatment.
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The entire staff is awesome! Very friendly and knowledgeable. Dr. Hoang and Dr. Trainor are both excellent. They are thorough and make sure that you understand your treatments and the reasons for them.
I travel from Covington to Metairie for my visits, that should speak for itself! But this practice along with all of its employees are very caring, personable and professional. Dr. Kim Trainor is amazing, understanding and easy to get along with.
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The staff is always courteous and very friendly. They take their time to learn their patients first names for a more personal experience. I have never felt more at ease while going for an adjustment. I recommend them to all my family and friends.
In just a weeks time they have made exceptional progress with my loss of motion in my neck and shoulder. They are very effecient and thourally understand my issues. The team of chiropractors have quickly created an action plan for my recovery. I can’t recommend them enough, the entire team is pleasant and I’m always feeling better after every treatment. Thank you!
My daughter sees Dr Hoang and Dr Trainor. Along with their staff, they provide superior care. They are clearly knowledgeable and experienced. I would not hesitate referring my family, my friends or my own patients to them.
Love Hoang Chiropractor Care. Both Dr. Hoang and Dr.Trainor are excellent doctors. They are extremely knowledgeable, great listeners, and focused on getting you the right treatment for your needs. The staff is amazing and very nice. Very accommodating with appointment times.
The staff here are great! They are very friendly. When I started my therapy here my pain was over 10. After a few months with them I felt much better and am almost pain free. They were always so welcoming and made me feel like family. Highly recommend.
I love Dr. Trainor and all of her staff. They have the most up to date technology, from laser therapy, the matrix machine, spinal decompression beds, ultrasound waves, etc. to make sure you get the best care and relief possible. I had been seeing a chiropractor with an older approach for years and it did provide relief for a while but the pain always came back since we weren’t fixing the underlying problem (6 ruptured discs).