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How Much Should I Use An Inversion Table
Have Vitreous detachment and floaters. 57 years old. Can I use an inversion table for spine problems?
Better not: Can affect your eyes: increase pressure, aggravate vitreous detachment / other eye problems, check with your ophthalmologist too, best wishes ...Read more
U must ask this of -: -Ur ophthalmologist. He/she is responsible 4 Ur care & as all cases R different in some ways, they only R familiar with ur's. ...Read more
I have disc degeneration, loss of height, protrusion, spondylosis, disc bulge, mild stenosis on neck and lumbar. Can I use an inversion table?
Conservative care: Yes, I believe that all people should exhaust and utilize all conservative measures for treatment of his or her back pain first, prior to discussing surgical intervention. I tell my patients that is it is helpful then it should definately be incorporated in your treatment plan. I have had many patients say that an inversion table has helped with their neck and low back pain. ...Read more
. I had a detached retna repaired with laser surgery last year. The doctor says it is healed. I use an inversion table for a bad back. Can this hurt my eyes?
Yes, but...: Yes, you can use an inversion table to get symptomatic relief that is temporary. However it will not solve the structural problem provided you are symptomatic from this structural problem. ...Read more
I have had retina tears recently. Someone told me I should not use an inversion table. Is that true?
I'm a contortionist and for a few months, I've had lower spine pain. I have a strong back and use an inversion table often, so why does my back hurt?
I had an Oxford knee replacement done 7years ago. Now suffer with degenerative disc. Cani use an inversion table without damaging the knee replacemen?
I want to use an inversion table, but have a tendency for eye floaters. Two separate exams showed no retina issues. Opinion regarding my inverting?
In the past year I have horrible posture leaning forward and to the right. I would like to use zn inversion table. Do u think it will help?
Can pudendal nerve entrapment be temporarily eased by stretching and/or use of an inversion table?
Is it normal for back pain to increase after the first use of inversion table? Should I contunue? Desperate to find sciatica relife from bulging disc
It Can: Its a double edge sword. You want to decompress the nerves from the disc and spine pressure, but if you hurt more after doing this it can suggest other issues also going on like spinal stenosis, facet arthropathy, even herniated discs can still aggravate the issues during decompression. Suggest stopping this and see a spine specialist who can direct the right care and treatment for you. ...Read more
I'm a sixty five male with lower back pain. What are the pros & cons of using an inversion table for pain relief? I already use stretching & massage.
See below: The table can provide symptomatic relief. This is the pro. The con is that is may lead to a stroke due to increase blood flow to the head. ...Read more
C5/6, C6/7, L5/S1 fusion. I have 3 thoracic herniations. T7/8, T9/10 and T3/4. No myelopathy. Constant dull pain. Can I use inversion table for therapy?
Sure fune: Should be fine usually temporY in complete relief is all that can be expected don't extrapolate pain theories to thoracic spine developed in other parts lumbar and cervical thoracic spine pain different genetators different list read a book by sarno before you treat axial pain with fusion again ...Read more
Are there any benefits for the back and neck by using inversion tables? If so what is the best way to use them?
Use as directed: They relieve some symptoms but do not solve any problems. Usually those who use them get temporary relief from the symptoms, but the relief is not long lasting. ...Read more
Inversion table: You should feel relief while on the table and every time you use it. Over time the benefits of reduced pain appear. ...Read more
No: At 38 you should not be loosing height- if you are then you need further eval. ...Read more
Possibly: It can help to take the pressure off the lower back and can help with the pain. ...Read more
Spinal decompression: Remember, any changes that occur with traction are temporary. Once normal weight bearing is restored, all changes revert to pre-traction state. Inversion tables do exactly the same thing for about $250 total vs. Around $200 per treatment with chiropractic traction. If this treatment avoids the need for meds, it is great. No problem trying it as long as other important causes ruled out first. ...Read more
Yes but it usually provides only temporary relief. For some people it can be beneficial
No: No permanent change when up right.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can an inversion table/traction worsen a degenerated disc (disc height loss) due to the force of pull being applied to the disc?
It is possible:
The pain may get worse for a while and yet it may also relieve pain.
Ligaments are weak to cause that problem in the first place. Got to www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org to find out about proltherapy and get permanent relief. ...Read more
After using an inversion table frequently for the past several months, I developed vertigo. Is this permanent for most likely temporary?
Hard to know: If there was nothing wrong with your middle ear, and sinuses this is likely to be reversible. But if it continues over time, see an ENT doctor and get this evaluated. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
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