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Who shouldn't have nonsurgical spinal decompression?

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It's best not to try it if you're pregnant or you have:

  • Fracture
  • Tumor
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Advanced osteoporosis
  • Metal implants in the spine

SOURCES:

American Spinal Decompression Association: "Spinal Decompression Therapy."

Daniel, D.M. 2007. Chiropractic and Osteopathy,

Cleveland Clinic: "Spinal Decompression Surgery."

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on May 17, 2019

SOURCES:

American Spinal Decompression Association: "Spinal Decompression Therapy."

Daniel, D.M. 2007. Chiropractic and Osteopathy,

Cleveland Clinic: "Spinal Decompression Surgery."

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on May 17, 2019

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