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What is KDT?

The Kennedy Decompression Technique is a state of the art spinal decompression method. KDT treats disc bulge and herniation, disc degeneration, sciatica, spinal stenosis/arthritis, facet syndrome, and more. The machine is computer controlled meaning the technician enters the treatment plan for the patient and the computer safely monitors the patient's status. The KDT table offers 4 different decompression programs. KDT is unique because it considers the diagnosis and spinal tolerance for each patient. Negative inter-discal pressure is applied, which allows the herniated disks to be restored to their natural state.

The treatment consists of daily 20-minute sessions over a 5-week period. Relief is usually experienced after 6 treatments. A follow up study on the outcomes of decompression therapy found that, 71% of patients showed more than a 50% reduction in pain immediately after treatment, and 86% showed a 50% or better pain reduction at four years. After four years, 52% of respondents reported a pain level of zero. (Anesthesiology News, March 2003)

Fairfax Chiropractor | What is KDT?. Dr. James Kim is a Fairfax Chiropractor.