What is the best lumbar traction device to alleviate back pain?

There are several. There are several devices on the market. I don't know of any "one" device which is the best. The results of treatment with these devices is hard to measure and compare in a scientific manner.

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Mri shows cyst in s2 (racepinephrine). Want to do lumbar traction for lower back pain. Will it affect cyst?

Maybe. Cyst at s2 (racepinephrine) sounds like a tarlov cyst. Thats a fluid filled sac that normally doesnt cause pain and requires no treatment. On rare occasions it can be large enough to put pressure on nerves or erode bone to cause pain. Therefore i would have a physician tell you why you're having low back pain before you see a chiropractor. If the cyst is incidental like it most likely is, doing some traction is ok. Read more...
The cyst is most . Likely a tarlov cysts, also known as perineurial cysts, which is an incidental finding on your mri, and which is likely not causing any symptoms. Hence no treatment is usually needed for this cyst. A lumbar traction program is not needed for this cyst. However, if you were doing physical therapy, including traction for some other lumbar pathology, be rest assured that it should not affect the cyst. Read more...

Please help! What is the best lumbar traction device to help ease pain?

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...

What is the recommended lumbar traction device to help ease pain?

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 more...
This is on the lower. Choice of methods following regular exercise, not smoking and keeping trim. There is no one recommended traction device but an inversion table tends to be favored in terms of efficacy and price. Read more...