Originally Posted by dcilten
Not sure what VAX-D stands for, but I'm assuming it is spinal decompression of some sort by the way you describe it. I bought an inversion table. It works pretty well. I find when my back is really bothering me, just hanging upside down by my feet for a few min really relieves the pain.
Yeah I have one of those too. Doesn't even compare though. Its fine for stretching out at the end of the day and getting rid of a backache from being on your feet or whatever, but the VAX-D puts specific amounts of positive pressure in areas based on how the therapist sets it up. By the last couple of weeks of it I could actually feel my spine stretching out and moving back into place.
I think way the doctor explained it to me was that it stretches your vertebra apart to a specific degree which creates a vacuum and caused your discs retract back into place. 3 other doctors told me he was a quack and it would never work. But they were all getting insurance money from constant pain management "treatments" and "visits." They also told me id be on disability the rest of my life. So I listened to the "quack" and it worked for me.
Haha I sound like an infomercial now.