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What are the benefits of inversion therapy for sports?

What are the benefits of inversion therapy for sports?

Gentle pull...: Inversion tables are great for patients with spinal disc disease/arthritis/bulging discs/herniated discs because they offer no impact traction which tractions the disc spaces off the nerves they may be impinging upon which leads to pain relief and better level of functioning. Ask your doctor if this is right for you. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of sports massage therapy for athletes?

What are the benefits of sports massage therapy for athletes?

Loosening tight musc: It. Loosens tight muscles, aids with spasm, relaxes you, etc. Muscles glide on fascia, a slippery connective tissue, which also can become irritated or inflammed. It helps this as well. Finally, painful muscle, when pressed hard at the point of pain (called acupressure) will alleviate the pain afterwards and prevent spasm! ...Read more

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Is inversion therapy good for scoliosis?

Is inversion therapy good for scoliosis?

If feels good: Not sure of the existence of studies specifically looking at this, but if you were my patient, i would tell you that if it makes you feel better, do it. Some patients, however, don't have relief and see it as a waste of time and money. ...Read more

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Does inversion therapy work as a treatment for back pain?

Does inversion therapy work as a treatment for back pain?

Making more room: The theory of inversion or decompression therapy is that the bones of the spine have a chance of spreading out with the help of gravity or traction. This spreading of the bones allows for more space where the nerves exit the spinal column. More space equates to less chance for the nerves to be impinged or irritated. Check with your doctor to see if this form of therapy may be beneficial for you. ...Read more

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Can inversion therapy help relieve pinched nerves?

Can inversion therapy help relieve pinched nerves?

This is a form of: Traction which may help with the symptoms due to a pinched nerve such as from arthritic changes or a disc herniation. ...Read more

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Does inversion therapy work in treating lower back pain?

Does inversion therapy work in treating lower back pain?

Yes. traction helps!: I recommend these devices which provide controlled traction for the lumbar and thoracic spines.Consider the alternatives: 1.Traction in a hospital bed. Trust me, the nurses are no longer taught how to do this, and the pulleys and weights would be nowhere to be found. 2.Vax-d, utilized frequently by chiropractors.This device provides precise lumbar traction, but at a price. 3. Gravity inversion $99. ...Read more

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Can you let me know is inversion therapy (hanging upside down) a good cure for lower back pain?

Can you let me know is inversion therapy (hanging upside down) a good cure for lower back pain?

Not a cure: It can be a useful part of a guided program for chronic low back pain in some cases. When done correctly, it can decompress parts of the spine, in a way similar to a physical therapist performing traction exercises. I would get guidance on this activity from your doctor or therapist, . ...Read more

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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?

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 dont 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

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How do I treat sporting injuries with aquatic sports therapy?

How do I treat sporting injuries with aquatic sports therapy?

Physical therapy: Aquatic therapy is a kind of physical therapy used in different diseases. To decide whether it is appropriate in your case and how best it can be used, you will need to be referred to physical therapy. The physical therapist will be able to tell you if your injury is best treated by it and if so, you will be prescribed a regimen that you will follow. ...Read more

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Does sports therapy really help improve ADHD symptoms?

Does sports therapy really help improve ADHD symptoms?

It will not hurt: Adhd involves the condition of "need to move". It is hard to sit still and to focus on tasks. Getting involved in sports helps to control movement and to focus on tasks. It may not cure the disorder, but it would help acquire skills that can be used in other settings. ...Read more