Underwater vertical spinal traction is used in the treatment and prevention of various diseases of the spine, has analgesic effect, reduces muscle tension, increases range of motion.
It is shown at a syndrome of «chronic fatigue», to improve the condition of the skin, weight loss and cellulite.
Underwater spine traction is one of the most progressive healing modalities, which combines methods of water exposure (relaxing effect of water and its temperature factor) and traction. Before its implementation, be sure to make x-ray study of the spine and MRI.
The indication for underwater traction of the spine (traction therapy) are different syndromes of osteochondrosis of the lumbosacral spine is worsening:
Spine traction is used both for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. The number of procedures of extension is determined by the attending physician, he also determines the weight of the load and the duration of each procedure.