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Flexion/Distraction Technique in Virginia Beach

Flexion Distraction Technique is a blend of mechanical and manual traction, usually applied to the lower back. The chiropractic tables at Body Logic are designed to move in different sections, allowing for another method of restoring motion at the joints.


  • Low back pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Disc degeneration
  • Stiffness/tightness
  • Arthritis


  • Spinal decompression
  • Improved joint motion
  • Stretches deeper layers of musculature
  • Takes pressure off discs

Man on adjusting table

What Is Flexion/ Distraction Technique?

Flexion Distraction Technique uses a specialized treatment table that bends at the waist while the patient is laying face down. The doctor uses one hand to move the table up and down, while the other hand contacts the patient’s spine, allowing the doctor to target each joint of the lower back individually. This results in a decompressive effect on the lower back while simultaneously creating improved joint motion and stretching the deeper layers of muscles in the back. This decompressive effect is very effective when treating disc injuries, and creates a stretch to the deeper layers of spinal musculature that are very difficult to effectively stretch on your own.

Who Is This For?

Anyone with lower back pain from any cause, including disc degeneration or herniations, tight muscles, arthritis, or recent injury. This technique is especially beneficial for people with disc problems because of the decompression it creates.


Flexion Distraction Technique Virginia Beach, Sandbridge, Red Mill VA | (757) 427-0355