In a study John Leslie M.D. and the Mayo Clinic 18th Annual Meeting American Academy of Pain Management, Tampa Fl Sept. 5 2007. Multi-center, phase II, non-randomized pilot study utilizing spinal decompression therapy. Designed to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of spinal decompression in the treatment of chronic lower back pain.
Results of Study:
Patients enrolled – average of ten years of chronic back pain. After two weeks of treatments of spinal decompression- 50% reduction in pain scores. Upon completion of the entire six week protocol success rate of 88.9% was documented.