Low Back Pain Relief in Anchorage, Wasilla, Juneau and Kenai
Sitting. Lifting. Bending. Walking. We often take these simple movements for granted until low back pain makes them painful – or even impossible. At Better Health, our experienced team of chiropractic physicians and physical therapists employ the most advanced technology, like the DRS System, to provide effective, long-lasting low back pain relief. We’ve helped thousands of Alaskans and we can help you, too! Contact us today to schedule your appointment.
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What Is The DRS System?
The DRS System is a highly effective back pain treatment, approved by the FDA in the mid-1990s and introduced to Alaska by Better Health in 2001
. The DRS System uses a traction device to target specific areas of the spine, removing pressure from the discs and joints in the lower back.
This non-surgical form of disc decompression therapy has been shown to provide back pain relief in nearly nine out of 10 patients. It can also be an effective alternative to spinal surgery.
In each 30-minute session, which is monitored by a specially trained technician, the patient lies back on the treatment bed under a relaxing, blue light. The process is so safe and painless that many patients actually fall asleep during treatment! Afterwards, many patients report immediate back pain relief.
Our unique treatment program typically includes 20 to 25 sessions over a five- to six-week period. These sessions are typically followed by chiropractic care
and rehabilitative therapy
. In most cases, back pain will be significantly – or even completely – relieved at the end of treatment.
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Conditions treated by the DRS System
The DRS System can be used to treat back pain caused by a wide variety of spinal conditions
, including herniated discs
, degenerated discs
Benefits Of The DRS System?
The DRS System provides many benefits including:
Back pain relief
Decreased leg pain or numbness
Improved daily function
Improved range of motion
Shrinkage of disc herniation
Distraction of worn-out joints or discs
The DRS System is often an effective alternative to back or spine surgery. And unlike back surgery, there is no recovery period. Plus, most insurance companies cover the DRS System back pain therapy.