Traction


Q:    What is Traction?
A:    Traction is a way of inducing passive motion into the back, neck, or wrist for the
                                                                                                                              
Q:    How does Traction work?
A:     Lower back: The patient lies face down on the adjusting bench while I distract the joint open with















Q:    What does Traction feel like?
A:    Most patients find these forms of treatment relaxing and very helpful. They should never be painful.

Q:    Why is Traction used?
A:    Since disc has a poor blood supply, they get nutrients from the circulation of fluids surrounding


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