Lumbar Spine Radiographs
Based on Exam and MRI Findings, Rudy was given a treatment program that included an initial 2-4 week intensive phase designed to relieve his inflammation and pain.
Manual Therapy which included soft tissue and manual massage to relieve tender trigger points and inflamed paraspinal musculature.
A Class 4 Deep Penetrating Laser was used to increase immune cell activity, oxygenation of injured tissues and lower pain and inflammation. 5-7 Minutes each session.
Non-Invasive Disc Decompression was used to decompress the herniated spinal segment and relieve pressure off the sciatic nerve. Initial Rudy started with 10 minutes of NIDD therapy and gradually increased to 20 minutes per session.