Cox Technique Flexion Distraction Services
Formally known as “The Cox® Technique System of Spinal Pain Management,” this spinal manipulation modality is widely practiced by chiropractors. Its developer, James M. Cox, is continually supporting critical examination and research to substantiate its effectiveness for the relief of pain, as related to the correction of spinal dysfunction.
The Role of Flexion and Distraction
The Cox® Technic utilizes a special chiropractic table in order to apply a light decompression (traction) and flexion (both
Increaseof intervertebral disc height, removing tension in the ligaments and tendons as well as the related nerve root, which might also improve local blood circulation Increaseof space where the spinal nerves exit Decreasein pressure on a spinal disc and vertebral joint
This is a very gentle and non-invasive technique that is GREAT for patients with:
- Disc Degeneration
- Disc Herniations or Protrusions
- Sciatic Symptoms
- Spinal Surgeries (depending on the motion left, scar tissue, stability, and exam findings)
- Compression Injuries
- and All Other Chiropractic Cases
This is a technique that our chiropractors use frequently with many clients, due to the gentleness of effort both to the patient and practitioner. The results are generally cumulative.
As declared by the Cox® Technique website:
“Patients seeking relief of their lower back pain and neck pain can rest easy knowing the Cox® Technique Flexion Distraction Protocols are safe, gentle, and well-documented to help them.”