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Can traction make you taller?

Can traction make you taller?

Not : Permanently - will stretch you out for a little while. ...Read more

Traction (Definition)

Traction is the use of a pulling force to treat muscle and skeleton disorders. Compliments of the ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: traction?

What is the definition or description of: traction?

Def of traction: Traction is the use of a pulling force to treat muscle and skeleton disorders. Compliments of the free dictionary by farlex. ...Read more

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Why does traction feel good when you have spondylosis?

Why does traction feel good when you have spondylosis?

Traction: Spinal traction reduces the spondylosis and thereby reduces the pressure on the nerves and hence reduces pain. ...Read more

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What is the difference in plain splinting and traction splinting?

Splinting. : Plain splinting in bracing in place. Traction splinting involves pulling under tension (traction). ...Read more

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I stopped the traction on my hair it's been two months and my hair is still shedding when will it grow back? Please help me

I stopped the traction on my hair it's been two months and my hair is still shedding when will it grow back? Please help me

Need more info: There are lots of reasons to cause your problem. It may be genetic or infection or the traction has affected the growth of the hair follicle. My advice is to consult with a dermatologist. In the meantime you could try an over the counter medical supplement called Biotin to take orally. Talk to your pharmacist also if you go that route. ...Read more

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Does lattice with very small holes have a greater risk of developing into a retinal tear (due to traction) than lattice without holes or unrelated?

Does lattice with very small holes have a greater risk of developing into a retinal tear (due to traction) than lattice without holes or unrelated?

Minor difference: Lattice develops as a means for the young retina to stabilize deeper attachments to prevent detachment. This along with the gelatinous nature of the vitreous is very protective. The holes probably reflect slightlly thinner retina and a very slightly increased risk. Detachment is unlikely until past age 40 when the vitreous naturally liquefies and is less protective. ...Read more

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Does cervical traction help?

Does cervical traction help?

Yes: A muscle , if resisted, will fatigue-and relax. ...Read more

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Is cervical traction safe to have?

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 more

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Is cervical traction a safe option ?

YES!: If you don't drop the weight when applying!i often recommend traction to people with neck pain and especially those with numbness or tingling in their arms.This is a very effective treatment for many people. ...Read more

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What is involved in cervical traction?

What is involved in cervical traction?

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