The development of diseases of the spine is almost alwaysis caused by a decrease in the distance between the vertebrae. Therefore, the first and basic method of treatment for most of these diseases is traction or traction therapy. With the help of this method, scoliosis, osteochondrosis, and herniated discs are treated. The purpose of the procedure is to reduce tension and relax the muscles of the spine, return to normal the ligamentous apparatus, tendons and joint capsules.
Depending on the plane in which thetraction, distinguish between horizontal and vertical traction. In addition, the procedures can take place in the water, which promotes a softer stretch. If the procedure is carried out without immersion in water, then the method is called dry traction traction of the spine. Often, various devices are used: blocks, rings, belts, special beds and armchairs.
Methods for carrying out dry stretching
Like every method of treatment, not everyone is shownSpinal traction. Contraindications are extensive and serious. It is not recommended to carry out tractions with pronounced atherosclerotic manifestations of blood vessels, with hypertension in the stage of decompensation, with angina and pronounced vegetative-vascular dystonia, with exacerbations of various chronic diseases and mental illnesses.
Extension is a serious procedure that shouldregister with a doctor and only under the supervision of a specialist: there are still multiple contraindications of a special nature that only a specialist can take into account.