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Neck Traction Device
What happens to your neck during a traction session? Are portable neck traction units beneficial not the one over the door? Please help
For a 54 year old woman who's 52kg or 115lbs, what weight is suitable for neck traction and what weight for lumbar traction?
Have cervical spondylosis. Did neck traction 3 times, started at mininum weight n increase 1kg every time. Now feel tension at throat. Is it related?
Can cervical traction or the usage of a home cervical traction device cause cervical vertigo - dizziness caused by neck movements?
unlikely. : Limit the use or decrease the weight to see if that makes the difference. ...Read more
I have left shoulder pain x 10 days.H/o neck injury 11 yrs ago.With use of traction device pain in shoulder does improve numbness in lft hand &foot?
Probably referred: I would first look at your neck as the root of your shoulder pain and the numbness you are having. The fact that your feet and hands are going numb are a bit concerning espeically the feet. This could represent a central cord compression at the level of your neck. I would probably advise you see someone for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: There are many different ways to apply traction to the lumbar spine. Some include manual techniques (people pulling on you), big machines, or simple home devices. Each device must be suited to your body type(big/thin). Discuss this with your physician, chiropractor, or physical therapist. Once an effective technique is found for your body type, then you may be able to find the best device for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low back pain: The best lumbar traction device is the one that works for you. Many companies will offer a 30 day trial. Usually 10-15 minutes in the morning and in the evening is effective in relieving the pain. If traction makes the pain worse, then see a spine specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have just started seeing dry flaky skin on my penis. I just started wearing a traction device last week. Is that the cause?
Maybe: What you are doing is not going to make you bigger and may do harm to your organ. Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/sexual-health/in-depth/penis/art-20045363 ...Read more