Frequently Asked Questions on Traction Set


Is crevical traction good for neck pain?Traction Set

The stretching provided by cervical traction help relieve sprains and spasms of the neck muscle. By stretching apart the vertebrae of the cervical spine, traction helps relieve pain caused by worn spinal disks. Traction can free nerves pinched by compression between the vertebrae.

How long should you practice cervical traction?

Cervical traction may be practiced for 15-20 minutes per session. You can practice several sessions per day depending upon your condition. If the the pain increases please discontinue use of cervical traction set and contact your healthcare provider.

What is cervical traction?

Cervical traction is a treatment that involves light stretching of the neck. Neck, or cervical spine, is made of seven vertebrae. Cervical traction is recommended if any of these are injured from whiplash in a minor car accident, or even from sitting for extended periods of time at work or while driving. It helps create space between the vertebrae to keep the spinal discs healthy.

What does a cervical traction device do?

Cervical traction set can be used for many purposes. It is mostly used to help lessen compressive forces in the cervical region, and helps to take the pressure off of the discs that reside between the vertebrae (spinal bones) in the neck.

What does a cervical traction device do?

Cervical traction set can be used for many purposes. It is mostly used to help lessen compressive forces in the cervical region, and helps to take the pressure off of the discs that reside between the vertebrae (spinal bones) in the neck.

What is the purpose of traction?

Traction is intended to regain the normal length and alignment of the involved bone, reduce or eliminate muscle spasms and relieve pressure on nerves, especially spinal.