What is IntraDiscNutrosis?
IntraDiscNutrosis® is a completely unique form of treatment that turns on the disc’s self-repair process: it is not physical therapy, chiropractic care, pain management, or spinal surgery. There is no down time, no pain during the procedure, no injections, and no side effects. It is 100% non-invasive.
Is IntraDiscNutrosis covered by insurance?
Jerry is currently undergoing IntraDiscNutrosis treatments at The Disc Institute of Pittsburgh. This treatment is known to be 98% successful however it is not covered by insurance.
Is Spinal decompression FDA approved?
Spinal Decompression Therapy is FDA approved and clinically proven with an 86% success rate for pain associated with herniated or bulging discs…even after failed back surgery.
Is decompression of the spine good?
Spinal decompression has the capability of relieving pressure on the spinal nerves caused by disc herniations and degenerative disc disease, and is helpful for conditions such as sciatica and facet syndrome.
How much does spinal decompression cost?
Typical costs: For patients not covered by health insurance, spinal decompression typically costs $20 to $200 per visit, and usually requires about 20 to 35 sessions, for a total of $400 to $5,000.
How much does a DRX 9000 cost?
The technology behind Decompression Tables such as the DRX-9000, VAX-D, Antalgic-Trac has been around since 1989, yet these tables can range from $80,000 to $125,000.
Does Medicare pay for Spinal Decompression?
Although Medicare does not consider certain spinal decompression therapies to be a payable service, some Medicare patients request or demand you bill for denial purposes. HCPCS code S9090 is another procedure code that some carriers may require for payment or to provide notification of patient financial liability.
What is decompression surgery on the back?
Lumbar decompression surgery is a type of surgery used to treat compressed nerves in the lower (lumbar) spine. It’s only recommended when non-surgical treatments haven’t helped. The surgery aims to improve symptoms such as persistent pain and numbness in the legs caused by pressure on the nerves in the spine.
What is the success rate of spinal decompression?
What is the success rate of spinal decompression? Most research has shown spinal decompression to be successful in 71% to 89% of patients. More than 10 different research studies have been conducted with all of them showing good results for patients treated with spinal decompression.
Is manual spinal decompression safe?
Spinal decompression is safe for most patients, and is especially helpful when drugs and surgery are poor options.
Is decompression good for herniated disc?
As a result, spinal decompression therapy provides optimal healing, relieving back pain and treating a number of spinal disc complications.
Can spinal decompression make pain worse?
Around 40% of patients will have significant relief within 2–3 weeks. The remaining 20% will get significant relief between 4–6 weeks. Less than 20% will experience no relief or minimal relief. Very rarely will a patient get worse.
How long does spinal decompression surgery last?
A standard lumbar laminectomy usually takes in the region of four to six hours, depending on the complexity of your case.