Why Are the Modern Day Traction Devices Outdated?
Which is better, traction therapy or spinal decompression therapy? In this section, we will go over both, to give you a better understanding of spinal decompression therapy as rendered through the RxDecom®.
Linear traction is the modern day traction device whose force is applied in a straight line, that is, therapeutic forces given through a sudden single or multistage pull. This system of treatment is almost as old as back pain itself, dating back some 2000 years. Linear traction ranges from hanging upside down to various “rack” type devices that stretch the body and back.
In short, when faced with traction therapy or spinal decompression therapy, chose spinal decompression therapy. It provides better clinical outcomes because it can reverse a herniated disc as proven through the use of the RxDecom®.