What is a Back Traction?
The back traction, otherwise known as the non-surgical spinal decompression, is considered as one of the most usual therapies used by most:
- Physical Therapist
In order to treat a back pain. Due to insufficient knowledge about scientific studies regarding spinal decompression, there are yet no supported principles in the medical science community. Albeit, there are already some methods that are already implemented before used to treat back and neck pain.
One of the most common ways of treating back pain is a chiropractor. However, this method is very expensive, hence, not all of us can be able to afford it easily. With the development of technology, there are now various machines, particularly the back stretcher machine, that can be used from your home. Generally, these machines are considered safe but it is still highly recommended that you consult first a doctor or something similar in order to instruct you a safe and better way of using it.
It has been always a good practice to ask and consult with a doctor first before doing anything. This is basically to prevent any kind of mistakes or malpractice. Of course, if done wrongly, one of the main effects could be an accident or it could worsen your case. It is important that you consult first with a physician or doctors to prevent any cases that can go wrong and, at worst, could incur more damage to your back and neck.
There are also few things that you should consider in using a back traction. First, if you ever feel discomfort, it is highly advisable that you should stop using it. In addition, there are cases wherein the back traction cannot be applicable to you, so it is better to consult with a doctor first. Lastly, it is very important that your spine is evenly aligned when you are using the back traction.