Cervical & Lumbar Traction
Traction is a form of decompression therapy that we are happy to offer at our physical therapy practice. It relieves pressure on the spine and alleviates pain from joints, sprains, and spasms. It can also treat herniated discs, sciatica, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, and many other back conditions. Traction is performed by skilled physical therapists and/or the use of mechanical units. If your back is bothering you, request an appointment at (practice name) today to find out if traction could benefit you!
Lower back pain (LBP) is the most commonly reported form of pain. It is a major cause of medical expenses, work absenteeism, and disability. With traction, you can find some much-needed relief and get back to comfortably living your daily life.
How does traction work?
Traction relieves pressure on the spine and alleviates pain. Cervical traction and lumbar traction are similar, but they have a couple of key differences: with cervical traction, a gentle force is used to stretch or pull the head away from the neck. With lumbar traction, a gentle force is used to gently gap the pelvis from the lower back. Both of these methods are useful in manipulating the spine and providing relief.
If your back or neck has been bothering you, don’t hesitate to request an appointment at Georgialina Physical Therapy in Evans, Augusta, Grovetown, Hephzibah, Martinez, Savannah, Thomson, Braselton, GA & Aiken, North Augusta, Fort Mill, SC centers today. One of our highly trained Georgia and South Carolina physical therapists will design a personalized treatment plan for your specific needs. Don’t live with LBP – manual traction can help get you moving.