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Neck Traction

Just found out I have mildly bulging discs on my right side from c3-t2. Has anyone used Home Traction devices? if so, any help? I just hate going to PT and would love to avoid..... What do you think? Looking at the Neck Pro, gets lot of positive reviews on Amazon....


  • But I would still go to at least several PT sessions. Let a PT show you the best exercises for you and how to do them properly. I have many cervical problems. My home traction unit helps with some of the problems. But, do not use the over the door types. They can harm your jaw joints and bite with any significant pressure. I use the lay on the floor track type. At Azn look up Saunders or Comfortrack as examples. What ever you get, take it in and have a PT show you how best to use it for your situation. Your Dr. will give you an Rx for one, but your co-insurance of 20 to 40% of approved price, might exceed what you can actually buy the unit for online.
    Severe DDD, Severe neural foraminal stenosis at 2 levels, moderate canal stenosis at 2 levels, significantly impaired left shoulder & arm function. Chronic moderate compression fracture at C6.
  • davrunnerddavrunner Posts: 478
    edited 08/21/2012 - 7:54 AM
    I got it through my insurance. I don't remember the name, I'm at work. Agree with daffy that you should go to PT as they can show you exercises that will help support your spine and may prevent/slow down further damage. Originally had traction at PT years ago and now using it at home to buy time before having a 3 level fusion.
    Good luck to you.
    laminectomy c4/c5 2008, ACDF c4-c7 Jan 20 2014 sched
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