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You Can Get Pain Relief with San Diego Spinal Decompression

If you’re looking for a chiropractor for runners, look no further than the Running Doctor. As your sports chiropractor in San Diego, the Running Doctor has many services for those in chronic pain.

We’re led by Dr. Keith Jeffers, an athlete himself who suffered a running injury in his youth. Instead of being kept on the sidelines for good, he started seeing a sports chiropractor in San Diego for his pain. Here at the Running Doctor, we can get you back on your feet as well. Dr. Jeffers is a chiropractor for athletes, specializing in laser therapy and custom foot orthotics. He and his team treat shin splints, sciatica, running injuries, neck pain, headaches and migraines, lower leg injuries, herniated discs, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel, back pain, Achilles tendonitis, concussions, and sports injuries.

Spinal decompression offers pain relief without surgery of drugs, using the DRX9000 decompression device. This is a breakthrough treatment for the chiropractic field, and our chiropractor in San Diego is one of the few in the area so far who is using it. If you have chronic or recurring severe pain in your back, legs, arms, or neck, spinal decompression with our chiropractor in La Jolla or San Diego just may be the perfect solution for you.

What Is a Spinal Decompression?

A spinal decompression is a chiropractic technique, much like a chiropractic adjustment. Your chiropractor will use a moving, motorized table as well as their hands to target the spine, specifically bulging and herniated discs. Throughout the session, the chiropractor will focus on the lumbar spine, also known as the lower back. As the patient lies still on the motorized table, the chiropractor triggers spinal healing through the decompressions. This chiropractic technique allows nutrients to flow through the spine and the body, encouraging better spinal health and less pain.

Why Spinal Decompression?

Spinal decompressions can be very useful for treating pain in runners and other athletes. Here are several reasons to consider this treatment:

  • Promotes mobility of the lower back, allowing for improved athletic performance
  • Drug-free, natural treatment that uses holistic methods, which means no expensive medications or long recovery time from surgery
  • This chiropractic technique can treat a variety of conditions and injuries, ranging from spinal pain to hip injuries, neck pain, and sciatica pain
  • A return to an active lifestyle after months or years of chronic pain

Spinal Decompression Benefits

Spinal decompression with the DRX9000 device has an excellent success rate at our La Jolla and San Diego chiropractor. We offer this amazing spinal decompression machine to treat and give relief for pain from such things as:

  • Crushed, ruptured, and/or herniated disks
  • Sciatica pain
  • Neck pain
  • Pain from spinal stenosis
  • Pain from degenerative disk disease
  • Hip pain
  • Headaches from misaligned disks
  • Leg and arm pain from misaligned disks
  • Limited range of motion from misaligned disks

The DRX9000 heals it all, and does so without surgery, using a gentle, relaxing, and very effective treatment. The machine works be slowly expanding the space between the vertebrae in the back and neck. This creates a negative pressure that allows a disk to fall back into its proper place. At the same time, decompressing the spine also increases blood flow to the affected disks, which speeds healing, and encourages the regeneration of new cartilage, so the disk stays in its correct place without the need for surgical intervention to keep it there.

Many patients who have had pain and numbness in their back and extremities for years have been to orthopedists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and other specialists, and still did not receive relief from their issues until they came to The Running Doctor and received spinal decompression therapy with the DRX9000 machine. It works well, it works quickly, and it works when other methods do not. It also produces long lasting results, and does so safely, painlessly, and non-invasively. It is the ideal solution for most of your back and extremity pain and numbness issues.

The efficacy of this treatment is proven through MRI scans done after treatment with the DRX9000 machine. The MRI results clearly show the disks being back in their correct positions without surgery. This method is so gentle and effective, it can safely be done on almost anyone, even people with arthritis or degenerative disk disease of the spine. When you choose to use spinal decompression to treat back and extremity pain, you are making the best decision for you and your health and well being.


I'd have to stop and sit to allow the pain to subside...

"I have been running consistently for 6 months, 4-5 times a week. I do not have pain. All I can contribute my relief to is the machine. Before the treatments, I experienced so much pain just by a slow walk that I'd have to stop and sit to allow the pain to subside. I never have pain anymore."

~ Kellie D.


For two years I suffered from neck pain and numb arms...

"While I actively pursued treatment from several neurologists and physical therapists, it wasn't until I tried the DRX9000 that I was cured. I no longer suffer from chronic pain and can get a good night's rest. The treatment was relaxing, pain free, and effective.

Dr. Jeffers, you and your staff are always professional and helpful. You make it easy for me to refer my friends and family to you."

~ Janice K.


Is Spinal Decompression Effective?

Do you have doubts as to whether or not spinal decompression actually helps heal your body? Learn more about the evidence of the effectiveness of spinal decompression in this video by a Radiologist, Dr. Terry Yochum.  In the video he presents how the body heals after spinal decompression through MRI scans.

Call Our Office to Schedule Your Appointment for Spinal Decompression

If you’re ready to receive spinal decompressions and chiropractic adjustments in San Diego, contact the Running Doctor, your San Diego chiropractor in La Jolla. Our phone number is 858-452-7770 and our address is 7770 Regents Road, Suite 105. You can contact our chiropractor for runners in San Diego six days a week, excluding Sundays.

You can reach us at:

The Running Doctor

7770 Regents Road, #105
San Diego, CA  92122

858-452-7770

New patients receive FREE phone consultation.

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