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Finally a Solution to Spinal Stenosis!

Does this describe you?

  • Have you been diagnosed with spinal stenosis in your neck or lower back?
  • Are you having a nightmare trying to do normal things like walking and getting out and about?
  • Is the pain disturbing your sleep? Are you constantly taking painkillers?
  • Have you tried other treatments like physiotherapy or osteopathy and were disappointed that they did not work for you?
  • Are you looking for a long term solution but would like to avoid surgery

If you answered yes to any of the above, IDD Therapy may well be the answer for you. 

Here at Sports and Spinal in Harpenden in Hertfordshire we offer a newly available treatment called IDD Therapy.  This is the fastest growing non-surgical treatment for intervertebral disc injuries and spinal stenosis, and is now provided in 1000s of clinics worldwide. 

Want to know if IDD Therapy is the right solution for your pain? 

Frustrated with your pain? Not sure what to do or who to ask?

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What Are The Common Causes of Spinal Stenosis


Osteoarthritis can happen in the spine as we get older, particularly in people with manual jobs. This type of arthritis can cause extra bone growth or bone spurs to develop.  This along with other changes can crowd the spinal canal causing Spinal Stenosis.

Herniated or Bulging Discs

Damage to the disc tissue between each vertebrae can cause it to change shape.  This can be a mild bulging or a herniation of disc tissue, causing it to press on the spinal canal and /or nerves, causing Stenosis. 

Need Something More For Your Stenosis Pain?

You should consider IDD Therapy if:

  • You have ongoing or chronic neck pain, back pain or sciatica associated with Spinal Stenosis.
  • You have been diagnosed with a slipped, prolapsed or herniated disc that is stopping you from living your life.
  • You have been diagnosed with spinal stenosis and told that nothing can be done about it.
  • You are keen to avoid invasive spinal injections or surgery.
  • You are tired of the merry-go-round of NHS appointments, painkillers and waiting times. 

So, what is IDD Therapy?

The video below will explain how IDD Therapy, a safe and gentle approach to back and neck pain, has helped 1000s of people in the UK break free from a cycle of painkillers and get back to normal life.

A Safe and Trusted Approach to Degenerative disc disease, Spinal Stenosis and Back Pain

Intervertebral Differential Dynamics (IDD) Therapy is a successful and trusted non surgical spinal decompression treatment for back pain, neck pain and related problems such as sciatica. 

It is particularly useful to sufferers of: 

  • Bulging or slipped discs.
  • Spinal Stenosis.
  • Sciatica or trapped nerves.
  • Pain that hasn't improved with other approaches such as spinal injections.
  • Cases of chronic pain ongoing for more than 6 weeks.

Are You Struggling with Spinal Stenosis?

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If you are unsure if IDD Therapy is the right option for your specific problem, want to know more about what IDD therapy could do for you or just want to speak to a professional about your problem, click the button below to arrange a FREE 15 minute online or telephone consultation.

One of our highly qualified team will them be in contact to discuss your specific injury. 

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Download a Free Spinal Stenosis and IDD Therapy Information Pack 

Our free information pack about IDD Therapy gives lots of details about IDD Therapy itself, how it works and why it might be the right choice for you and your back pain.

This detailed FREE information pack

Spinal Stenosis and IDD Therapy

will be instantly available to you and answers many frequently asked questions about IDD Therapy.

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How Does IDD Therapy Work?

IDD Therapy uses an Accu SPINA machine to target treatment at specific spinal segments, safely and gently. It works by taking pressure off spinal discs and segments. These may be “bulging” or “herniated”  or " degenerated" and be pressing on nerves, causing pain.

Many back pain conditions are located at a particular level in the spine. With IDD Therapy, computer-controlled pulling forces gently distract (draw apart) targeted segments of the spine taking pressure off specific discs and nerves. This also gently stretches tight muscles and stiff ligaments.

By decompressing (taking pressure off) an injured or bulging disc and stretching the soft tissues, mobility in the spine can be improved and the body’s natural healing mechanisms can operate more efficiently. This can relieve pain caused by muscle spasm, and alleviate nerve compression and irritation caused by bulging discs and stenosis.

Is IDD Therapy treatment painful?

Patients do not typically feel any pain during treatment.  The treatment itself is actually quite gentle, it is not unusual for people to fall asleep during their decompression treatment.

The decompression pulling force used is set to a precise proportion of your body weight.  This means it is specific to you and therefore unlikely to cause any pain or discomfort.

The decompression forces used are built up slowly and gradually during the course of your treatment, depending on your history and how you are responding to treatment. 

After your treatment, we apply a cold compress to the area, this helps to reduce any soreness after the treatment.  Some patients do report soreness similar to what you would expect after having hands on treatment, such as massage, but this generally gets less intense as the treatment course progresses. 

How Many Treatments Will I Need?

IDD Therapy Is A Course Of Treatment

Every case of back pain is different but typically takes place over a 4/6 week period.  This allows time for the body to adapt with the goal of gently improving and restoring normal spinal function.

The exact number of treatments required will depend on your specific condition and how your body responds to the decompression therapy.

While relief from pain can be experienced in the early stages of treatment, the body does not adjust overnight, especially when chronic conditions may have built up over a long period of time.

So Why Choose IDD Therapy?

  • Your current treatment is not working or only giving you very temporary relief.
  • You are taking painkillers and would like to stop.
  • You are seeking long term pain relief.
  • You want to get return to normal and get back to your life.
  • You have been told to consider invasive treatments such as injections or surgery, but would prefer to avoid these. 



Osteopath and Owner of Sports and Spinal Clinic, Harpenden, Hertfordshire:

"We wanted the IDD Therapy treatment because it enables us to help patients who are often stuck. With IDD Therapy, we now have a tool which enables us to do far more for our patients, with the aim to help them avoid going down the surgery route."


What Our Patients Say About IDD Therapy:

Colin, Hertfordshire: "IDD Therapy was my last resort after over a year of excruciating leg and back pain. The pain was affecting both my work and sleeping and making me feel depressed. I found the treatment very relaxing and even fell asleep during treatments. It has been life-changing and after 15 sessions I am now pain free.  I would highly recommend to you if you have sciatica"

Monica, Hertfordshire: "After 2 years of not being able to compete at my favourite sport, tennis, I have finally found a treatment that is getting me active again. Gillian Brown at Sportsnspinal in Harpenden recommended this brilliant method of traction using the latest technology called IDD. It's helping release the pressure on my lower back discs and the results are phenomenal. I've gone from being scared to run to competing at international level in a year. I get to lie down on the machine for 26 mins of chill time while it works its magic. No regrets here" 

John Coleman, Harpenden: "I have been extremely pleased with my IDD Therapy Disc Treatment. The way it targets the problem areas has significantly improved my back. I felt better after 3 sessions and carried on improving over the 8 sessions to the point that I am now essentially pain free."

Patient Journeys

" I found it extremely comfortable  . . . I would certainly recommend it"

Colin, Retired, Hertfordshire

"I'm really happy with the results I've had in just 10 sessions . . . It's so relaxing . . . the bed is just amazing"

Gabi, Hertfordshire

"I feel absolutely brilliant, I'm down to zero pain and I'm not taking any painkillers!"

Lisa, Hertfordshire

"It's amazing! The relief of not being in pain everyday .. I'm back to normal and it feels amazing"

Hollie, Hertfordshire

" I couldn't work, was in pain 24/7, the treatment has really done the job"

Martin, Hertfordshire


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  • Taking a thorough history of your problem
  • Guiding you safely through a series of tests and movements to help determine the cause of the problem
  • Giving you a diagnosis for your injury and specific advice on things to avoid during your recovery
  • Developing a recovery plan tailored to you and your specific problem
  • Talking you through self-treatment techniques you can safely do at home

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