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Inversion Table Soreness Normal
My groin /thigh are sore to touch, could this be hip bursitis? It hurts when getting out of chair and of bed. Inversion table caused more pain.
Not likely: Groin pain that is tender is more likely tendonitis or muscle strain injury. Hip bursitis is much more common on the 'outside' of your hip( greater trochanter)and usually is painful to sleep on the affected side. See your physician soon for examination and to ' rule out' more serious conditions( blood clot).Best of luck.! ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: There are a lot of factors that affect whether this is safe for you, including how long ago your surgery was. You should discuss this with your surgeon and determine the right answer for your individual situation. ...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: Yes but it usually provides only temporary relief. For some people it can be beneficial ...Read more
No: No permanent change when up right.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have had retina tears recently. Someone told me I should not use an inversion table. Is that true?
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?
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
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
Can an inversion table cause a pinched nerve if used by someone who has had a disc herniation in the past and has DDD?
Its possible,: I think. Stay off the inversion table with your history. ...Read more
Would an inversion table increase the chances of a prolapsed/prolapsing disc moving back into position naturally, compared to doing nothing at all?
Don't know: Your question ended up on the ob/gyn board rather than the ortho questions. ...Read more
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