Spinal Decompression

There is an interesting conversation going on around  the topic of spinal decompression treatment ( DRX 9000) being offered by some chirporactors.Patients are being asked to pre pay ( usually around $ 4000 ) with the carrot that the treatment is 89 % successful for  relief of back pain.

From a physiotherapy perspective and my own 30+ years of experience I have some comments but will wait until you have checked out the link for yourself.

The CBC show Marketplace did an investigation which aired 2 weeks ago. Here is the link:  CBC Marketplace