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Spinemed System

   

About SpineMED® Decompression System

SpineMED®'s patented design represents the latest evolution in non-surgical decompression technology.

SpineMED® provides a Non-surgical, Drug-free procedure for:

  • bulging and herniated discs
  • radiating leg pain
  • numbness in the arms
  • sciatica
  • spinal stenosis
  • disc degeneration

Based on years of clinical experience, and feedback from healthcare professionals in the field, the SpineMED® system was designed to overcome the limitations and untoward side-effects found with previous devices.

Cumbersome nylon harnesses, an outdated tower design, and antiquated traction components have been eliminated and replaced with a patented restraint system, exclusive pelvic tilt mechanism and advanced computer controls.

The result is the most technologically advanced non-surgical decompression system for the conservative treatment of lumbar and cervical disc pathologies. 

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The Advantages of SpineMED® Decompression System

SpineMED® is the most advanced decompression system in world. Our patented design represents the latest evolution in decompression technology.

SpineMED® is engineered to overcome the limitations and side effects of previous decompression devices. Cumbersome nylon harnesses, antiquated traction components and outdated tower designs have been replaced with advanced electronic controls designed to precisely target and decompress injured spinal segments with a significantly lower distractive force.

Lower force can reduce negative side effects, increase your comfort, and allow doctors to offer SpineMED® decompression to acute, frail, or elderly patients who cannot tolerate the higher forces of older decompression devices.

Overcoming Reflex Contractions

It is commonly recognized that achieving decompression depends upon the ability to distract the spine without eliciting reflex muscle contractions or spasms. SpineMED® monitors tension applied to you every 2.5 milliseconds and can make adjustments every 20 milliseconds. This ability to almost instantly sense and adjust tensions is a key difference that distinguishes SpineMED® Decompression from other devices and conventional traction.

Targeted Distraction

Get better results with better technology. SpineMED®'s patented pelvic tilt feature is designed to adjust your positioning to accurately isolate and decompress specific spinal segments. With increased specificity and a more efficient capture, SpineMED® is engineered to achieve optimum decompression. The ability to achieve positive outcomes using lower forces greatly increases your comfort and suitability, particularly with acute patients and the growing geriatric population.

Focused Distraction

Zero-in and accurately isolate damaged discs. SpineMED®'s pelvic tilt feature rotates the pelvis between 0-25 degrees during lumbar sessions, while the cervical section positions the head between 0-30 degrees of flexion for cervical sessions. Adjustable patient positioning is designed to accurately move the focal point of distraction, allowing SpineMED® to target specific spinal segments. Older technologies attempt this by raising or lowering the traction box within their tower design.

Lower Forces

Reduce the pressure on you. With the elimination of outdated harnesses and direct capture of the pelvis with the patented restraints, SpineMED® decompression protocols call for a fraction of the force required with previous devices. For example, the average protocol for a 200lb patient on SpineMED® is 60lbs of force, compared with over 110lbs on older devices. SpineMED®'s lower force requirements dramatically increase your comfort and tolerance while virtually eliminating any risk of exacerbations or other negative side effects.

Accommodate Any Size Patient with No Harnesses

Help more patients. SpineMED®'s pelvic restraints comfortably secure patients of virtually any size (70 to 500 lbs.). The restraints effectively displace adipose tissue to capture the skeletal structure without having to rely on different-sized harnesses.

Repeatable Sessions

Achieve virtually 100% repeatability from session to session. SpineMED® eliminates the variability or inconsistent positioning of harnesses, regardless of the patient or the operator, with its highly accurate pelvic restraint system.

More Comfortable

Give you a comfortable experience. SpineMED®'s pelvic restraints apply an indiscernible pressure against the pelvis, and an inflatable air bladder supports the patient's natural lordosis to dramatically improve comfort during the procedure.

Built-in Entertainment

Make the experience better for you. To promote relaxation or provide patient education, SpineMED® includes a DVD/CD player with wireless headphones and an adjustable flat panel monitor. You can watch DVDs, listen to music, or monitor the progress of their session.

 

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