309.454.8622

208 Parkinson St

Normal, IL 61761

Flexion-Distraction

flexion distraction therapy

The doctors at Stout Chiropractic Clinic use lumbar flexion-distraction, a technique developed by Dr.  James Cox of Fort Wayne, IN.  It is considered the “gold standard” and is used by physicians worldwide to treat low back & leg pain, & other spinal pain conditions.  The specially engineered table is hinged, in the middle, and allows the chiropractor to very specifically traction or stretch a specific area of the spine.  The technique is comfortable and creates a negative pressure on the disc which reduces bulging, swelling and relieves nerve pressure.  At Stout Chiropractic, we prefer this well researched “hands-on” approach to spinal care vs. mechanical, computer operated, decompression therapy. 

Our Services

  • Chiropractic Adjustments +

    Adjustments are the minor movement of vertebrae in the spine. The objective of this movement is to realign vertebrae that Read More
  • Therapeutic Exercise +

    Strong muscles and good body tone help keep the spine in alignment, and training to keep the muscle toned assists Read More
  • Custom Foot Orthotics +

    Orthotics are a great way to help with issues related to walking and alignment. Some of these include but are Read More
  • Xrays +

    X-rays are often taken on most patients to give the doctor an inside look at what is going on with Read More
  • Interferential Electro-Therapy +

    Interferential Electro-Therapy is an excellent method of helping the body deal with spasms, sprains, and issues related to soft tissues. Read More
  • Massage Therapy +

    Chiropractic massage is an excellent method for improving overall health and musculoskeletal efficiency. Massage has a number of beneficial effects Read More
  • Flexion-Distraction +

    Flexion-distraction is used by physicians worldwide to treat low back & leg pain, & other spinal pain conditions. Read More
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