5431 Jonestown Rd

Harrisburg, PA 17112 US

(717) 540-8448

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Spinal Decompression

Natural Relief for Low Back and Neck Pain

If you live in Harrisburg, Hershey, Progress, Colonial Park, Lower Paxton, or Grantville, PA and struggle with low back pain, neck pain, or pain and other symptoms in the extremities, you may find the relief you seek through spinal decompression right here at Skocik Chiropractic. This advanced technique can provide natural, non-surgical treatment for a disc injury, at the same time resolving nerve problems that cause low back or neck pain.

The spinal column must support the entire skeleton while also housing the spinal cord, the delicate tube of nerve tissue that feeds neural impulses to all parts of the body. The nerves meet the spinal cord in trunk-like nerve roots that protrude from between vertebrae, in close proximity to the gelatinous discs that cushion and support these vertebrae. A disc injury such as a herniated or bulging disc can push one side of the disc material out of the spinal column so that it exerts pressure against a nerve root. Depending on which nerve roots or nerves or impinged by the disc injury, you may experience neck pain, low back pain, headaches and other forms of pain, including pain and tingling in the arms or legs. An impingement of the sciatic nerve or its nerve roots, for example, may cause the leg pain and numbness that characterize sciatica.

While acute injuries that misalign the spinal column are responsible for some forms of disc injury and nerve impingement, a number of degenerative or chronic illnesses can also contribute to painful compression-type injuries. Age-related dehydration can cause discs to lose some of their height and cushioning power, producing intervertebral compression. This change may also cause or aggravate deterioration of the facet joints that allow the spine to articulate. These and other degenerative conditions can cause chronic neck pain or low back pain.

Principles of Spinal Decompression Therapy

Spinal decompression therapy is a sophisticated means of restoring proper vertical alignment to the spinal column while also correcting nerve impingement caused by a painful herniation or other disc injury. Our Harrisburg chiropractor, Dr. Albert Scocik, uses a special computer-controlled motorized table to deliver a distraction force to the spine. In this painless, safe, FDA-approved technique, the patient lies comfortably on the table as tiny, precise yet effective amounts of distraction are applied. This creates negative pressure within the spinal column that literally vacuums the bulging or herniated disc back into their normal alignment and away from sensitive nerve roots. Even though many patients begin to experience pain relief almost immediately, a full course of 10 to 12 spinal decompression treatments gives the disc the time they need to heal properly for long-term results. Harrisburg patients with chronic degenerative spinal conditions can even schedule periodic spinal decompression courses to help manage their neck or low back pain.

We encourage anyone in Harrisburg, Hershey, Progress, Colonial Park, Lower Paxton, and Grantville, PA who suffers from back, neck or limb pain to schedule a consultation at our office and call (717) 540-8448. We can determine whether spinal decompression makes sense for you.

For more information on Spinal Decompression, take a look at our Spinal Decompression FAQ's page.

This examination is entirely FREE!

** Due to Federal Regulations, This offer does not apply to Medicare/Medicaid. **

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Closed

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Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I appreciate Dr Skocik calling me at home to inquire about my recovery!
    Try stem cell & PRP therapy. It's worth it if it means having your life back without surgery!"
    Regenerative Medicine Patient O. Olagbemi
  • "I have been coming to this office for years and I would refer anyone to come to this office I never have had a bad experience."
    J. Weldon
  • "I like the combination of services they have.
    Adjustments, Maintenance, Physical Therapy options, massage and laser therapy.
    Not many places have that."
    A. Schultz
  • "The staff was very welcoming & make you feel completely comfortable. I would recommend them to anyone."
    T. Mahone
  • "Great Chiropactor , great staff, they are passionate about what they do and it shines through. I would highly recommend Skocik Chiropractic ! πŸ‘"
    T. Romberger
  • "Dr Skocik treats his patients like family, great rehab equipment, phenomenal staff and amazing massage therapists!!!"
    T. Warner
  • "I go here for massages, best you'll find in the area, and very good prices. The large office that has a wide range of chiropractic treatment equipment, and is a complete back treatment and rehab facility."
  • "This office is highly professional and organized! Great chiro service and I highly recommend!"
    J. LeCadre
  • "Simply the best! Period."
    J. Williams
  • "Dr. Skocik office treats you like family, wonderful staff and I will recommend anyone to his office.πŸ‘ πŸ‘ πŸ‘"
    K. Trollinger
  • "Amazing first impression and excellent, thorough exam for diagnosis. Physical therapy feels great."
    C. Campbell
  • "This office is organized and very professional, great chiro care! Would definitely recommend this office!"
    C. Myers
  • "I've been seeing Dr. Skocik for many years. Very professional office, he and his staff take great care of me. I recommend them often."
    T. Mowatt
  • "Absolutely love Dr. Skocik and his staff!!! I treated with this practice for several years after a really bad fall, thanks to the wonderful chiropractic care and massage therapy I am pain free and have my mobility back!! Highly recommend Dr. Skocik!!!"
    T. Coffman
  • "Coming from Toronto and seized up shoulder. Dr went way out of his way on a Saturday to open the clinic for me to assess. Very professional and kind. Wonderful."
    A.C.
  • "Doctor Skocik is really sincere about helping people"
    J. Peiffer
  • "What I love about my experience. I was able to be seen with in a 24 hours window..For those who suffer from lower back pain will truly understand how important that is. For that alone i give you five stars .. Excellent staff"
    F. Jackson
  • "I love coming here. The staff is very Friendly! I have had all kinds of issues with my back and ever since I started coming here i have made lots of improvement. I highly recommend Skocik Chiropractic!"
    Jessica C.
  • "The level of care, from the chiropractic services, to the massage therapy..to the office staff...EVERYONE treats you like family. I can honestly say that their is a genuine concern for your progress and well being.
    I would highly recommend."
    Craig W.
  • "I have always had a good experience with them and I have been a patient for a number of years. They are very nice about rescheduling appointments. The staff is always very friendly and I have always found them reasonably priced."
    L. Henninger
  • "I had a great experience in Skocik Chiropractic and they are very professional and fixed my lower back pain problem. My whole family goes to this practice and we highly recommend to other people."
    F. Zhang
  • "Skocik Chiropractic was very personable and informative. Dr. Skocik and his staff purposefully takes care of their patients with attentiveness and professionalism. I enjoyed my time there and highly recommend Skocik Chiropractic."
    B. Wanda

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