Real-Time MR Imaging Shows Effects of Lumbar Traction on the Spine

Real-Time MR Imaging Shows Effects of Lumbar Traction on the Spine

Lumbar traction – alone, or in combination with physical therapy – has been employed for decades as a therapeutic measure in treating back pain. Numerous studies have shown that the procedure stretches muscles and ligaments, increases intervertebral space, and enlarges the foramina and apophyseal joints, but the effects of traction on herniated lumbar discs and […]

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