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 Spinal Decompression Therapy

A non invasive, affordable solution to your disc problems!


Chattanooga Triton Advantages

Extremely Safe, Highly Effective, FDA Approved, Non - Surgical,  Affordable

Our Website will give you the facts about Spinal Decompression Therapy including studies and research that support its effectiveness. Please do not be "sold" by other practitioners that are offering the same service that we provide in our office for thousands of dollars less. Our goal at New Loudon Chiropractic is to offer our patients a safe, effective and affordable way to free themselves from musculoskeletal pain.  If you have any questions about Spinal Decompression therapy please contact the office and I will be happy to speak with You!

Yours in Health

 Dr. Bill Uhl



Frequently Asked Questions




What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Spinal Decompression therapy has an 86% success rate for pain reduction associated with herniated or bulging discs.... even after failed surgery.   It is a non-surgical, traction based therapy for the relief of back, neck and radiating nerve pain. During the procedure, by cycling through distraction and relaxation phases and by proper positioning, a spinal disc can be placed under negative pressure, causing a vacuum effect within it.

 How does the vacuum affect an injured disc?

lumbar.jpgDuring Spinal Decompression therapy, a negative pressure is created within the disc, because of that negative pressure, disc material can be pulled back within the normal confines of the disc and allow healing to occur.

 Click Here to See how this works!

Why did we choose the Triton DTS Spinal Decompression System? 

After a year of research, New Loudon Chiropractic chose chose the Triton DTS system manufactured by the Chattanooga group.  The Chattanooga group is the premier manufacturer of physical medicine equipment and offers the state of the art Computerized Head Unit. This is considered the most technologically  advanced unit offered today.  In fact, in 2006 the system won an asteemed Australian Design Award in the "Medical and Scientific" Category. It is also the system that the University of Texas purchased for treatment of its world class athletes. 


How is Spinal Decompression different from regular Traction?

tritoncd.gifThe award winning Triton computer is the key. It controls the variations in the traction pull allowing for spinal decompression and eliminating muscle guarding that is typical in conventional traction devices. The pre programmed treatment protocols ramp up and down the amount of axial traction which allows for higher levels of decompression and rehydration.

Who Can Benefit from Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Anyone who has back or neck pain caused in whole or part by a damaged disc may be helped. These conditions include herniated, protruding or bulging discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica or radiculopathy (pinched nerves).


Are there medical studies that document the effectiveness of Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Yes, there are many studies that document it's effectiveness. 

Click Here for a documented study of a before and after MRI that with up to 90% reductionmridisc.jpg of disc herniations in 10 of 14 cases and other studies show that the majority of ruptured disc patients achieved good to excellent results after their decompression therapy?

Additional Abstracts for your review

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Research Provided by Austin Chiropractic Center

Interesting Note


February 2007 issue of "To Your Health" magazine, article written by Dr.   James Edwards. In the article, Dr. Edwards discusses the safety and effectiveness of this non surgical treatment for Spinal Disc herniations.







Are there conditions where Spinal Decompression Therapy is not recommended?


Spinal Decompression is not recommended for pregnant women, patients who have osteoporosis, severe obesity, or severe nerve damage.  Spinal surgery with instrumentation (screws, metal plates or cages) is also contraindicated. However, decompression therapy after a bone fusion or non fusion surgery can be performed.





Will Spinal Decompression Therapy hurt?

In almost all cases, the treatments are completely painless. In fact, some patients fall asleep during their sessions. Dr. Uhl will ensure your comfort by proper positioning on the table and will check back with you frequently during your treatments.

How many treatments will I need?

The specific treatment plan will be determined by Dr. Uhl after a thourough examination. Based on research and current clinical experience, the best results have been achieved with 20 treatments over a 6 week period.

How much will the treatments cost?

A standard treatment plan of 20 sessions is $2,000 or $100 per treatment. If you are viable candidate for this treatment and interested in trying out the unit, Dr. Uhl will also offer a single session at $125 per treatment.

We also offer Care Credit that will allow you to finance the entire cost and make monthly payments with no interest. If you need more time, you can set up a repayment plan of up to 60 months. To apply for financing online, and get instant approval in advance please visit

How do I get started?

We want to make it easy for you to learn if you are a candidate for Spinal Decompression Therapy? Call today to schedule a FREE consultation with Dr. Uhl!


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