Decompression Therapy

Our chiropractors may offer decompression, also known as spinal decompression, to help relieve back, neck, or leg pain. Decompression therapy works by stretching the spine using a traction table or a similar motorized device to promote a healing environment within the body. This will relieve the conditions that cause pain and discomfort. To learn more about decompression therapy in Lehi and Orem, Utah and to set up an appointment with our doctors, please call Foundation Chiropractic today.

When you receive a spinal decompression treatment, our chiropractors stretch and relax your spine in a controlled manner at intermittent intervals. This process works to create negative pressure within the disc to do two things:

  • Pull herniated or bulging disc material back into the disc
  • Promote the passage of healing nutrients into the disc to create a better healing environment

During your treatment, your will lie on a motorized table. Our doctors will place a harness around your hips, and attach it to the lower half of the table. The upper part of the table will then remain stable, while the lower part moves back and forth to stretch the spin and provide the traction and relaxation necessary for an effective decompression treatment. While you should feel a stretch in your spine during the treatment, you should not experience pain during or after your procedure.

Decompression therapy typically consists of a series of 15-30 treatments over a 4-6 week period. Each session should last 30-45 minutes. Your treatment may also include additional therapies, such as electric stimulation, cold or heat therapy, and ultrasound.

For more information about decompression therapy and to schedule your consultation with our chiropractors, contact our office today.

Chiropractic Adjustments

Designed to manipulate vertebrae that have abnormal movement patterns, or which fail to function properly.

Instrument-Assisted Chiropractic

Uses advanced technology to adjust your vertebrae and produce the relief that increases your comfort and wellbeing.

Chiropractic Exam

Analysis based on your specific complaints, and is designed to determine the issues causing you pain or discomfort.

Pregnancy Care

During pregnancy, the body undergoes several physiological and endocrinological changes that result in spinal and pelvic misalignment.


Our practice uses advanced digital imaging to capture highly detailed images of your musculoskeletal system, which allow us to provide you with a more accurate diagnosis, and a much more precise and effective treatment.

Car Accident

The neck and back are some of the most vulnerable parts of the body during a car accident. Our chiropractors our expert in car accident chiropractic services.

Decompression Therapy

Our chiropractors may offer decompression, also known as spinal decompression, to help relieve back, neck, or leg pain.

Neurological Exam

Our chiropractic team provides neurological exams to determine when nerves are involved with your problem, and which nerves are the source of your pain and discomfort.

Postural Analysis

Our team will often perform a postural analysis as part of your chiropractic exam to determine if your posture is contributing to, or causing your pain; and what your correct posture should be.

Electrical Stimulation

Our chiropractors may offer Electrical Stimulation, also called a TENS unit.

Therapeutic Ultrasound

Therapeutic ultrasound is a noninvasive procedure that uses low-power ultrasound waves to create vibrations and/or raise the temperature of body tissue in a targeted area, providing pain relief and loosening tight muscles.

PRP/Ozone injections

Site-specific intramuscular injections can help pain and wound healing.