Spinal traction (stretching the spine) in Karlovy Vary
Spinal traction or dry spinal traction is most often carried out under the patient’s own body weight. For the treatment using special traction tables - horizontal or vertical. The duration of the dry stretching procedure varies from a few minutes to an hour. Indications for traction: spinal injuries, spinal curvature (scoliosis, lordosis, kyphosis), nerve infringement (radicular syndrome, sciatica). If the back pain is caused by a pinched nerve, it is necessary to achieve decompression. If the patient has a hernia from 3 mm, then traction of the spine is undesirable. After traction, the patient must strengthen the muscles of the back, otherwise this procedure may give complications.