Spinal Decompression therapy:

Spinal decompression therapy is a unique therapy used to treat a multitude of conditions including sciatica, herniated disc, pinched nerve, bulging disc, etc. This therapy involves a machine that stretches the spine, relieving pain and pressure on the discs. The entire process is painless, with the patient experiencing a stretching sensation.

If you are looking for a fantastic chiropractor near St. James that provides this beneficial, nonsurgical treatment option, visit this page for more information on Dr. Raymond A. Semente’s hours and specific location.

Quick Facts:

  • Patients are fully clothed during treatments.
  • Treatments are done on a traction table, where the lower half of the table may move back and forth to provide stretching.
  • Make sure to have an MRI scan prior to the appointment and bring a copy of your results.
  • Dr. Semente is a qualified chiropractor near St. James who can provide this nonsurgical treatment option in office. Click here to contact us for an appointment.


Is treatment dangerous/What are the risks involved?

Spinal decompression therapy is a relatively low risk treatment, which provides the patient with an alternative to surgery and drug therapy. Many patients find that treatments are relaxing and some even fall asleep.

What is the cost of treatment?

Costs will vary. Contact our office to learn more.

How many treatments will I need?

Depending on the individual and their specific condition, a patient may undergo anywhere from 5 to 50 treatments.

How long do sessions last?

Treatments can take up to 45 minutes and can require multiple treatments to feel significant relief.

Where can I find a provider?

Dr. Semente is a chiropractor near St. James that provides spinal decompression therapy to patients in his office.

Click here to learn more about our services.