Traction Unit

Whether it concerns the treatment of a hernia, degenerative discopathy,or a pinched nerve, spinal decompression provides a solutionfor prolonged symptoms of pain. Spinal decompression canbe achieved in a variety of ways, but traction is one of the easiest and most effective methods. Traction therapy influences the pressure between the vertebrae. Because of the pressure decrease duringtraction, a mechanical effect on the nerves is generated and a biophysical effect on the circulation and oxygen supply to the local structures occurs. This can result in immediate pain relief, but also in
a structural improvement in the long run.

Effects of Traction Therapy

  • Pain reduction in back and neck
  • Increase the range of motion and flexibility for the spine
  • Decrease disc protrusion
  • Reduction of back and neck muscular spasm
  • Decompression of pinched nerves in back and neck vertebrae

Conditions for Traction therapy

  • Nerve root compression e.g.: Sciatica
  • Disc herniation
  • Joint stiffness
  • Spinal deformities

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