Spinal Decompression/Spinal Decompression

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Respected Sir,
         My 57 year old sister is suffering from back(waist) pain.Doctors are advising operation.We are not in favour of surgery.I am attaching her MRI(LS Spine) report.
KINDLY ADVISE
         MRI REPORT
Technique:
Multiplanner MR images of Lumbo Sacral Spine done using TISE sagittal and transverse,T2TSE transverse,sagittal and coronal and Stir sagittal sequences
Findings:
Exaggerated lumbar lordosis   
Vertebral bodies are normal in height and signal intensity. End plates are preserved.
Diffuse disc bulge of L4-L5 disc with compression of bilateral neural foramina and impingement of bilateral exiting nerve roots
Annulus tear of L4-L5 disc
Canal stenosis at L4-S1 level The diameter is as follows
Level   AP (cm)
L1   1.43
L1-L2   1.68
L2   1.64
L2-L3   1.55
L3   1.22
L3-L4   1.40
L4   1.18
L4-L5   0.54
L5   1.10
L5-S1   1.06

Cords ends at L1 mid body level and lower visible part of cord shows normal thickness and signal intensity
Facet Joints show a normal spaces and articular margins.
Ligamentum flavum hypertrophy at L4-L5 level
Paraspinal soft tissues are seen normally
Impression:
Degenerative changes of intervertebral discs
Diffuse disc bulg of L4-L5 disc with compression of bilateral neural foramina and impingement of bilateral exiting nerve roots
Annulus tear of L4-L5 disc
Canal steosis at L4-S1 level

Answer
Dear Kalyan,

Please accept my sincere wishes that your sister should have speedy recovery with her back pain. With regards to her case, I am unable to make recommendations on mri findings alone. However, many of our patients have similar mri findings which include bulging discs, disc bulge, annulus tear, ,annular tear,  etc. and have experienced excellent results. Back Clinics of Canada offers a unique system called the High Performance Healing System, which integrates Spinal Decompression as a component of an extremely successful approach which is both non-surgical and drugless and in over 20,000 sessions offered we have seen unparalleled lasting results. The system also incorporates Class IV k- Laser, this is the most powerful non - surgical therapeutic laser around as well as Disc Renewal plus - a breakthrough nutritional supplementation system which supports the healing of damaged connective tissue as well as can help reduce pain and inflammation. We have many patients from all over the world, including from India where you are writing to me,  who travel to our clinic to be evaluated for their candidacy as well as treatment.
You can visit our web site at www.backclinicsofcanada.ca to consider further.
If I can be of further assistance please contact me again.

Sincerely,

Dr. Ron Nusbaum

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Spinal Decompression Toronto. I have treated patients many thousands of times which enables me to answer questions about which conditions are most successfully treated by Spinal Decompression. I can answer any questions regarding the science and methodology of how Spinal Decompression works. I can speak about who is and who is not a good candidate for Spinal Decompression, and I can speak about alternative treatments for severe, chronic back pain and neck pain. I can also speak about the various conditions which respond to spinal decompression care as well as which conditions should not receive this care I cannot make specific diagnoses or specific treatment recommendations for a patient without first conducting a consultation and examination with them. There are general protocol guidelines that I can share. I cannot recommend any individual to make changes to their medications or current medical care (prescribed by another doctor). I cannot make specific comments about another doctor.

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Spinal Decompression Therapy Toronto. Patient care has inspired me to advance my knowledge and expertise. I am a Doctor of Chiropractic, treating back pain and neck pain since 1989. I am the founder and CEO of Back Clinics of Canada www.backclinicsofcanada.ca. I've been performing Spinal Decompression for several years, and have performed Spinal Decompression several thousand times. I have worked with a team of medical doctors and have been involved in treating the total patient to help each person achieve a pain-free life and a renewed active lifestyle. Back Clinics of Canada has a numbe of Spinal Decompression Tables. My clinic was the first clinic, world wide, to receive the Newly Redeveloped DRX9000, and time of writing this is the only clinic in Canada offering care with it.

Organizations
Ontario Chiropractic Association Canadian Chiropractic Association York Region Chiropractic Society Masters Circle Chiropractic Leadership Alliance

Publications
I can be regularily heard on Newstalk 1010 AM radio Canadian Living Magazine CJN The Better Back Program The Liberal The Era Banner Canadian Chiropractor

Education/Credentials
Canadian Chiropractic Memorial College: 1989, completed Doctor of Chiropractic University of Toronto: 1982, Bachelor of Science, Major in Psychology

Awards and Honors
October 2007: Dell Small Business Technology Award, recognizing innovative use of technology. We have integrated advanced technology into every aspect of our practice, from diagnosis to patient care to business processes and automation.

Past/Present Clients
While we primarily serve the Southern Ontario Region, we do see patients from across Canada and the United States, and even from overseas. Our clients include everyone from office workers to professional athletes, from those on the factory floor to those occupying the corner office. In general an extremly wide cross section of the population.

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