What is flexion-distraction? It is a gentle chiropractic treatment procedure for neck and back pain. This procedure is a safe alternative for 95% of patients with back injuries that don’t demand a surgical intervention. There are several conditions that flexion-distraction has been proven to help treat, including:
- Failed Back surgical Syndromes
- Ruptured Disc / Bulging Disc / Herniated Disc
- Sciatica / Leg pain
- “Whiplash” injuries
- Arm Pain
- Neck Pain
- Failed course of Steroid Injections
- Chemical Radiculitis
- Transitional segment
Why Nightlight Chiropractic for Flexion-Distraction?
Dr. Merrill, founder and owner of Nightlight Chiropractic, is a certified Cox Technic practitioner. He has trained in Cox Technic seminars in Tampa and with Dr. James Cox himself at the National University in Lombard, Illinois. With this experience, Dr. Merrill uses flexion-distraction to heal and relieve pain in the back, neck, and arms.