It is a therapy technique use for the various methods of separating the lumber vertebra. It puts force on lumber with the inferosuperior axis of spine. Traction is may be intermittent, sustained, or continuous. This therapy is also known for its direction of primary force. The pressure on your spine can be release through the traction therapy in Lahore. It is also known as decompression therapy. This therapy is used to release the pressure through the force. It has two types manual and mechanical. Some of the traction therapy experts use manual techniques while the pothers use mechanical technique. It can be used for many pains such as:
- Lumbar herniated disc
- Sciatica pain
- Lumbar degenerative disc disease
- Pinched nerve
- And many other back pain.
Working of Spinal Traction:
In spinal traction a pressure is put on the spine and compressed the disc. This is used to straighten the curved and abnormal disc which is cause to over bending and wrong posture. This straightening and pressure gives spine the ability to heal on its self.
Who Can Get Benefit From This Therapy?
People who have spine pain and problem can heal their pain with traction therapy. This therapy reverse the force of gravity back. People who have the following conditions can get benefit from traction therapy such as:
- Slipped disc
- Pinched nerves through compression
- Foramina stenosis
- Sciatica nerve compression or pain
- Facet disease
- Herniated discs
- Degenerative disc diseases and disorders
- Bone spurs
Complication and Risk Factors of Traction Therapy:
People who have any type of cancer and osteoporosis should not get traction therapy. It can be worse for them and can cause side effects. The pain during decompression therapy sometimes is so severe than your original condition. After pain of this therapy is severe in some conditions that the doctors are already ready for it.
Types of Traction Therapy:
There are two types of traction therapy which are usually used for the pain treatment. It is mostly depend on your condition and need.
Manual Traction Therapy:
In the manual therapy technique our Chinese physiotherapist uses hands to put the spine in the right posture and uses compression or traction on them. A pressure with hands put on the spines.
Then they use force and pressure on joints and muscles. It is helpful to widen the gaps and spaces between your vertebrae.
Mechanical Spinal Traction:
In this type of therapy Doctor said you to lie on the traction table straight. Then he attach ropes, slings, pulleys and some other stretchers. These props then pull the body in mechanical way.
Benefits of Traction Therapy:
It is a pain relieving technique. It is a non-surgical method of removing muscle strain. If you have problems with your spine or above mentioned conditions then traction is very beneficial for you. It has very few side effects. It offers consistent relief for many pain patients. Our results of traction therapy are very good. Our patients give very good feedback about our doctors and therapists.