By: Susan Erler | Category: Health & Fitness | Issue: July 2011
Krista Pickard recommends Spinal Decompression Zone to anyone with back pain.
Millions of Americans wake up each day and face debilitating back pain. In fact, back and neck pain are the number one complaints in North America, affecting 80 percent of us at one time or another. These problems often result in a permanent loss of some function, forcing us to give up things in life that no one should have to give up. If this sounds like you, spinal decompression patient Krista Pickard wants you to know that relief is available. “I couldn’t believe how much better I felt after the very first treatment,” says Krista. “I noticed a difference immediately.”
Krista’s physician, Dr. Larry Ellis of Spinal Decompression Zone, specializes in treating patients with all kinds of back and spine injuries. He utilizes the SpineMED treatment program, which uses advanced controls designed to precisely target and decompress injured spinal segments with a significantly lower distractive force. Krista doesn’t know about all of the medical descriptions; she just knows that her quality of life has never been better, and she attributes this success to Dr. Ellis and the spinal decompression treatments.
“I had resigned myself to a life of constant pain,” says Krista. “Now, I feel great! My best advice is not to accept lower back and neck pain as a fact of life. There is hope, and hope without having to undergo surgery.”
Krista’s story is not unlike so many others. Krista began dealing with her pain while she was still young. After an MRI revealed that she had a bulging disc in her lower back, she began physical therapy treatments, but only experienced marginal results. She endured constant pain in her lower back for years, thinking that this was going to be her way of life from now on. Then, she began going to Spinal Decompression Zone. Now Krista is almost giddy when she talks about her life. “I can bend down to pick things up off the floor, with no pain!” she exclaims. “I still think about it every time I try, and then I am pleasantly surprised when I can complete a task without any discomfort at all. It has been wonderful.”
Her program with Dr. Ellis consisted of one month of treatments, five days a week. Krista exclaims that her results are just short of “miraculous.” She cannot even begin to put into words how much better she feels now. And, with just a few additional follow-up treatments, she is looking forward to a long life without pain or suffering.
The SpineMED machine is actually a table you lay on with a screen that comes across your body. It then restricts the area that they will be working on and according to Krista, “feels sort of like traction.” She describes the sensation as one of “feeling the area affected slowly stretching and then slowly releasing. It does this over and over again for approximately 30 minutes. When you are done, you feel relaxed and refreshed.”
Krista is also extremely impressed with the staff at Dr. Ellis’s office. “They are all very caring and personable,” she says. “They really are amazing. They are warm and friendly and make you feel like you are family.” And, they go above and beyond to get you the best care possible, at the lowest cost possible to the patient. If you have any questions about whether your insurance plan is accepted, just call the office at (918) 770-3929, and they will be happy to let you know what you can expect.
“I just can’t imagine a more caring physician,” states Krista. “Dr. Ellis has had back problems himself, so he understands the pain you are feeling, and he works extra hard to make sure you don’t spend your life controlled by it.”
If back or neck pain is something you experience daily, don’t wait. Start your road to a pain-free life by calling the caring experts at Spinal Decompression Zone.