Does Cox Technic hurt? No. Cox Technic Flexion Distraction and Decompression is gentle, controlled stretching of the spine. Patients sometimes comment that they feel like they just need to be "pulled apart". Cox Technic does this gently and in a controlled fashion.« View All FAQs"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."