SDT treatments are one of the most gentle and comfortable therapies available. The treatments utilize equipment with proven safety and efficacy. Most patients report a mild sense of stretch on their backs or hips and often fall asleep during treatment sessions. Decompression therapy is similar to traction however the advances in equipment and procedures make this a new and highly effective form of care. Continual improvements in the delivery system and regular updates in protocols keep SDT in the forefront of non-invasive disc therapy.