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Are you looking for the fastest and a guaranteed way to eliminate your back pain?

You have found the right product!

Oh... and the cost is less than one tank of gas. Sound good?

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What is Sit and Decompress

Sit and Decompress is a home spinal decompression therapy to improve your back pain in as little as one day. This may seem over confident or impossible for your condition, but if I did not tell you that it can happen you would not know what to expect from this therapy. 

Most our customers get relief day 1. If this does not happen to you, that is ok, you will get relief with continued use. 

Our first harness sold in 2015 and from there we listen to our customer’s feedback, this allows us to be this confident.  

How It Works

Sit and Decompress uses gravity and your body weight to stretch and decompress your spine. I’m sure you have heard of the inversion table. 

Sit and Decompress and the inversion table are very similar in what they are trying to provide for the user, to help eliminate back pain. 

Although hanging upside down does offer its own set of complications (I would not recommend hanging upside if you are over 50 or older). 

With Sit and Decompress those complications are eliminated and you get a more focused spinal stretch. 


Who Designed Sit and Decompress

Great question! Sit and Decompress was designed by Dr. Josh Dorsey. He is the guy in the pictures and videos. His expertise in spinal decompression was founded in his chiropractic practice. 

He noticed a need for his patients to do more than just come to his office and do therapy. Three days a week of chiropractic treatment was good but he thought daily spinal decompression could be beneficial. 

He soon discovered that daily spinal decompression changed his patients outcome drastically and often patients would recover within days instead of weeks and months of treatment. 

This was good and bad.

The good part is that the patients were improving quickly, the bad part was that the visits that he was counting on from the insurance payments were dwindling because now patients were getting better in 1-2 weeks versus 6-12 weeks. 

To offset the losses of patient visits, he started to sell the harness online and here on his website for everyone to use. Now anyone can use his therapy. 

Four Steps to Get Started

Step 1 – Place chin up bar in doorway.

Step 2 – Attach Sit and Decompress to the chin up bar.

Step 3 – Wrap harness around ribs snugly.

Step 4 – Tighten all straps and you are ready to Sit and Decompress. Sit down slowly. 

Why is Spinal Decompression Important

Spinal decompression is the best therapy you can do to improve your spine’s health. Compare spinal decompression to brushing your teeth. 

Why do you brush your teeth? This may seem silly to consider but you brush because you want to maintain healthy teeth. Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime. 

Your spine is the same. With proper maintenance your spine should be healthy and pain free your entire life. 

For those that are injured and in pain, spinal decompression is the fastest way for recovery. Removing pressure from the damaged tissue allows that tissue to heal at a faster rate and to heal properly. 

Decompression to your spine allows the free flow of nutrients that heal your damaged spine. 

Who can benefit from Sit and Decompress

Anyone can benefit from Sit and Decompress and once your condition has improved you will want to continue using it for the maintenance and improved health of your spine (Think brushing your teeth). 

Maintenance for you could be using Sit and Decompress once a week or it could be once a month. 

Your body will tell you when its time to decompress.

Conditions That Respond Quickly To Sit and Decompress

Four Stances for 360 Degrees of Decompression

Neutral Stance – Everyone starts here. Once strapped in you sit slowly down and this is when the magic starts. 

Right Leg Back Split Stance – This is the next stance to perform. Slide your right leg back and you should feel this stretch on the right side. 

Left Leg Back Split Stance – This should be performed next.  

Flexion Stance – This is the strongest stretch of all so be careful and only perform this when your spine can handle it. 

How Long Should You Stretch

Most people will over stretch at first. Please don’t be that person. The reason I have found customers overstretch, they can feel the difference the first time they use it and want the problem to be fixed today. Most people want results now, not in a week. I totally understand this thinking, I think the same way. Remember thou, slow and steady is the key. 

  • Three minutes is the max you should do per day the first week. If after one week it is easy and your back can handle the stretch, add 1 minute for the following week. 
  • The goal here is not time. Don’t worry so much about time, this therapy is for you to feel better. Listening to how your spine feels before, during and after is the goal of the therapy.
  • Remember 3 minutes is max per day for the first week. If you feel it is to much time you can always decrease your time. 
  • Some conditions like a herniated discs may only let you stretch in neutral stance for 1-2 minutes. This is perfectly normal. Slow and steady is going to have the best results.

What Happens When You Overstretch or Do To Much

I’m glad you asked,  overstretching in the beginning will make you sore. With anything new, there is a slight learning curve for this therapy. Along with learning how to use the harness, doing to much in the beginning can also make your ribs sore. 

Compare this to training for a marathon (although I have never trained for one), slow incremental changes in running time allows for the desired outcome of finishing the marathon. Could you imagine trying to run a marathon without training. 

When doing Sit and Decompress you have to think long term because your spine will get better with this therapy. The formula is being consistent and following the plan. This will build the endurance, strength, and an overall healthier spine.  

Who Should Avoid This Therapy

This therapy is safe and effective for everyone although large chested women (D cup and larger) will have a difficult time and may not be able to use this therapy. 

Two Videos Demonstrating Sit and Decompress

The above video is our very first video of the harness. Slight updates have been made, but the overall appearance and how it works has not changed. 

The above video is our latest version. Our latest version is an inflatable harness. Both versions are available. 




I wish someone would have recommended this therapy sooner to me. The time and money I have spent to try and fix my sciatica over the years has been in the $1000’s. Gone to chiropractor, massage therapy, physical therapist, taken medication. They seemed to help some but as soon as I stopped going my back got worse.

Sit and Decompress fixed it within a week. I got the most relief from the split stance. My right side was the trouble side.

I could not be happier. Thank you so much.

-Tom from Michigan



My physical therapist recommended Sit and Decompress after my disc herniation. 

We were doing spinal decompression at the rehab facility and it was working but needed something to do at home for more help. 

Started to use this along with the other stretches and can not believe how much better I feel. 

-Kathy from New York



The single best investment in my health has been this product. Let me tell you, I did not think that this would work the way it does. 

I was desperate with back injury. I had a weight lifting injury 4 years ago with an MRI to show an L5/S1 disc herniation. I was having trouble sitting for last couple years and could not lift much more than 30lbs. I bought this as a last resort and read some reviews and it sounded too good to be true. How could this be better than spinal decompression at Chiropractors office?

This is the best product I have hands down, this is all I use now for my back. 

I am back golfing, lifting, and I can sit for as long as needed and the wild part is that this cost me less than one trip to the Dr. 

Thank you Dr. Dorsey for inventing this product. 

-Chris from California



My father has spinal stenosis from working as a truck driver. He was having pain while standing and had numbness into his legs. 

The x-rays showed arthritis with degenerative disc disease. He had been to what seemed like every specialist and doctor on the planet with little help. Really frustrating trying to help your dad and no-one can. 

He purchased an inversion table many years back but he never used it much, didn’t like hanging from his ankles. 

We purchased Sit and Decompress trying to find anything to help. Within the week of using this product he noticed a difference and felt not so hunched over. He is able to walk further and can stand more upright. (He was slumped forward before). 

If you know anyone that has degenerative disc or spinal stenosis this is the product that can help the most. I wish we would have gotten this earlier but some doctors said it would not work. Well they were wrong. My dad has gotten more improvement from this than anything he has tried. Thank you Dr. Dorsey for a great easy product for his condition. 

-Bobbi from Florida 

How to Size for Non-Inflatable Harness

Sit and Decompress Size Chart

How to Size for Inflatable Harness

We offer the inflatable Sit and Decompress in two sizes.

  • Medium harness will fit 36 – 46 inch chest.

  • Large harness will fit 46.5 – 53 inch chest. 

60 Day Satisfaction Guarantee

You have a full 60 days to try Sit and Decompress and feel comfortable and satisfied with your purchase. 

If you are not satisfied with anything, just email or call us for help before you return. Often we can give you a tip to help you before you decide to return. 

You will be responsible for the return shipping. 

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We know your back need help quickly and you want results today. We ship same day on order placed before 2 pm eastern time Monday – Friday. Your weekend order will ship Monday. 

All orders are shipped via Priority Mail or UPS, 1-3 day delivery.

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