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Before treatment the pain was an 8 or 9 out of 10 in severity. I had sciatic pain that went down my right hip and leg. It felt like it was out of joint. I couldn't vacuum without stopping several times because it hurt my back so bad. Now I can vacuum the whole house without stopping or hurting- no problem. It hurt when I leaned over to wash dishes. Now it doesn't bother me. It doesn't bother me to exercise anymore like it used to. The treatment was comfortable. I am 90 to 95% better now. I would recommend the treatment to others and I already have. Mary F
Before treatment sleeping, twisting and sitting was very painful. My quality of life definitely fell off a cliff. My MRI scan showed I had a herniated disc pressing against my sciatic nerve. I had back pain for several years and it got severe five months ago. The pain was a 9 or 10 out of 10. It was unbearable. I took anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxer medications and they didn't seem to help. The surgeon recommended back surgery but I wasn't ready for that. I was skeptical about this treatment because nobody mentioned it. I thought it was worth a try. The treatment has been great. Now most days I don't feel anything. I can sit, lie down, twist again and life feels normal again. Before the treatment I had severe pain in my thigh and calf when sitting, driving, lying down, reading the paper and watching a movie. It's been a great, painless procedure and very successful. I absolutely recommend the treatment to others without any reservation at all. Michael G
I was having lower back problems that restricted my activity and caused pain. I had nine epidural shots that helped for awhile, then stopped helping. I wasn't able to walk very long comfortably, bend over or pick-up my grandchildren. I had pain during and after these activities. My pain was 8-9 out of 10 when I would do these activities. The spinal decompression treatment was relaxing. I feel great now with very little pain left. I'm 90-95% improved. Now my pain is an occasional 2-3 out of 10. I'm able to do my activities now with a lot less pain. I would absolutely recommend the treatment. Mary M
I had lower back and leg pain for over four years. I was taking pain killers and muscle relaxers. I lost count of the epidurals I've had. The drugs didn't help much and the epidurals wore off too soon. I got on the internet searching for something better. I found Backstrong. This has been an answer to my prayers. My back pain is gone. I have the same pain in my neck. I'm getting my neck done next. I will definitely recommend spinal decompression to everyone with this kind of pain. Sharon
I had a herniated disc that was causing pain in my left thigh and lower back. On a scale of 0 to 10 it was a 10. Initially I couldn't stand up straight without excruciating pain and I was pretty much bedridden. I had to miss days at work due to the pain. I had been to a chiropractor and then my doctor. Now the pain is usually 1 out of 10. Sometimes I have some throbbing. I am at least 90 to 95% better now. I would recommend the treatment to others. Sandra W
I had a lot of pain down my right leg and excessive numbness under my foot and my calf and I had very limited movement in my right leg. The pain and numbness was 6 or 7 out of 10. I felt depressed and miserable. I felt there was nothing else and I was so worried about having to opt for surgery which I definitely don't have to think about now. Before this treatment I had three epidurals and physical therapy. I was on Lyrica and percoset for almost four months. Now I am feeling so much better. I feel like I'm definitely on the mend and the good news is I have no pain at all and I'm walking better and I have more flexibility. Now the pain is gone completely. I have no pain at all. The numbness is a 1 if it's there and if I stand on my feet all day long it's probably a 2. I have a lot more flexibility. I would definitely recommend the treatment to others. Shanta K
I had a bad fall and was in excruciating pain in my right shoulder and down through my elbow and I had a very difficult time using my hand and wrist. I was devastated because I am a very active person and I couldn't sit in a car or sit down to go out to dinner. It was a very disappointing and sad feeling. I tried chiropractic but they couldn't relieve any of the pain, whatsoever. I took muscle relaxers. I had two epidurals- the first helped with the pain but the second didn't help at all. I had gotten to the point that I felt I had to have surgery even though I am very opposed to surgery. But my husband found Backstrong on the internet and encouraged me to "go for it". By the third treatment I was improving. My lifestyle was improving and I was able to do things again. Now I feel thankful and really good. I am 95% improved and am very thankful. I would tell others to do it and don't wait. Do it. Don't wait. Do it before you do the injections. My quality of life and improvement for the rest of my life is worth it. It was a pleasant experience and you get well. Shelly M
I was in very bad pain from the low back to the left foot. The pain was 10 out of 10 and I had it for a month. I couldn't do anything. I couldn't sleep at night or move in the bed and almost couldn't walk. With the treatment I felt better each time and now I can exercise and do all my activities. I am now 95% better. Daniel M
I could barely walk. I could only walk a couple steps and then I'd have to lean against the wall or over the counter. I was like that a couple of weeks. I tried chiropractic and another doctor. I was taking a pain killer three times a day. The pain was over 10 out of 10. If I wasn't retired, I would have missed work. Now it's a new world. I'm 99.9% better. I'm doing everything now. I went running yesterday, which was my primary goal, and it didn't hurt me. Now the pain is 0.1 out of 10. I would definitely recommend the treatment to others- there's no doubt about it. You've changed my life around. Walter M
I had an ache in my left hip and buttock area and in the tailbone section. It was constant pain, burning and tingling that I could not find a solution to. The pain was 10 out of 10. My activities came to a standstill. Walking was painful unless I bent forward and put all my weight on my right side. Now I feel 99.9% better in my pain. My activities are returning and I can do things myself now. Now my pain is zero. I would recommend this treatment, by far, compared to other treatments. Maybe my story will help someone else. Thomas G
I've been experiencing back pain about 3 or 4 years. The last couple of years it's been worse and the doctors told me, "It's only going to get worse". Every time it gets worse and worse. This last time it got so bad I couldn't get out of bed for at least two weeks. It took me about two months to get back to work and I was still in alot of pain. I worked for a few weeks and then it got worse again. I was told by a doctor, "Don't do back surgery until you can't stand the pain." I was told the only things I could do for my back were pain meds, epidurals or surgery. I called to look for an epidural and I found Backstrong Clinic. I feel it just a little bit- that's it still there- but there's no pain at all. I had pain down the sciatic nerve all the way down to the top of my left foot and the back of my calf. I couldn't stand up straight. I was told by another doctor that only medications, epidurals and surgery were my options. I forgot what it was like to not have any pain. I think people are crazy if they don't try this treatment. I was all twisted and couldn't stand up straight. It kept me in the bed for weeks and I couldn't work. Now I don't take any medicine at all. I was skeptical of the treatment but when you're facing surgery it made sense to me. Guy B, Fairburn, GA
I could not stand for any length of time. I could not walk that far without my low back hurting and the sciatic pain, like a lightening strike, going down my leg to the foot and burning all the way down. My foot and toes and ankle were numb. It was very, very, very painful and there was nothing I could do to get it to stop. I tried lying on the floor and that would help but you can't cook a meal lying on the floor. And you can't get dressed lying on the floor. It's just so incapacitating. There are things you have to do like normal household activities and personal activities and you just cannot do it lying on the floor with the legs up on a couch or table. The pain was 10 out of 10. Now it's a 0 to 1 and it's not a pain, but soreness once in a while. I was taking Neurontin and Vicoden and, occasionally, a muscle relaxer because those were the only things that could help the pain. I stopped taking those within 7 to 10 days after starting treatment. That's why I am a very strong advocate of this treatment- because it got rid of the pain. I'm a registered nurse. I am now 95 to 100% better. I would recommend the treatment to others. Shirley F, Dunwoody.
I could not walk on my left leg from my left buttocks down. There was extreme pain and there was no way I could alleviate it- even lying down. It was excruciating pain. On a level of 0 to 10 it was a 15 or 16. I couldn't do anything. I couldn't drive or sit in a chair or walk. I would lie down on a couch trying anything to make it better. It was unbearable. I was taking a pain medication but that wasn't helping much. I had chiropractic treatment and two cortisone shots. I had to use crutches. I didn't dare use the left side of my body in any way, shape or form. It was a nightmare. Now it's a 1/2 out of 10. I'm basically 100% better. There's just no comparison with where I'm at now and where I was. Ken T, Stone Mountain.
For an extended period of time my lower back was hurting. I could hardly stand up straight and it was difficult to walk and it was excruciating pain and continuous. But after the decompression treatments the pain disappeared and has not come back. I have tested my back, I've worked and done things, I've carried things and layed flooring, done woodwork and I have no low back pain whatsoever. It is absolutely unbelievable. I just could not believe it. It's absolutely fantastic. The pain was 9 out of 10 before treatment. It was almost debilitating. In fact there were a couple of days when I had difficulty getting out of bed and standing at all. The pain went down into my calf. I had the pain to one degree or another for 7 or 8 years, but it got severe 2 to 3 months before the treatment. I would absolutely recommend the treatment to others. I had heard of spinal decompression but to actually experience it and to see what it does- I would absolutely recommend it to anyone with back pain. Vince Z, Lilburn.
I came here because I had, probably, a pinched nerve because I had really severe sciatica down my leg and in my hip I had some pain. I had another problem that I went to the Mayo Clinic for, but no one could find out what it was and no one could help me. But this treatment has helped it. When I would sit down or lie down for a length of time, when I would get up my leg would just be stiff and I couldn't even get up straight, and it would take me 3 or 4 minutes to get straight up, and it would take 5 minutes before I could really walk good. Now since I've had this treatment, I get up completely straight and I can walk within a minute or 30 seconds. That's what I'm really happy about too. I still have a little bit of a problem but it's helped tremendously. I had all kinds of MRI's and went to the Mayo Clinic and nobody seemed to know what was wrong with me. The Mayo clinic said I had to live with it. They didn't try to see if there was anything that could help it. The back pain and sciatica is 100% better. The stiffness in the leg is 60% better. I would definitely recommend the treatment to others. The treatment made sense to me, to stretch the spine. I no longer take medications. I was taking Ibuprofen several times a day. I had previous back surgery. Betty S, Tucker, GA
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