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Cervical Traction Contraindications
Generally yes: Neck traction is contraindicated in patients with structural disease secondary to tumor or infection, rheumatoid arthritis, severe vascular compromise, and any condition for which movement is contraindicated. Relative contraindications include acute strains and sprains and inflammatory conditions that may be aggravated by traction, or recent spine surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Over door.: The least expensive option is an over door pulley system that uses a halter(think horse reins)that surround your chin and back of your skull up to a pulley system with a weight at the other end.I recommend 7 pounds to start and move upward as needed. ...Read more
No: If you aren't hanging yourself!why do it if you don't need it? ...Read more
Various Types: There are a variety of methods for traction. Manual traction done by hand is probably the most common in a chiropractor's office. Saunder's units, posture pump etc. are examples of mechanical traction which can often help with neurological symptoms which may mimic carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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