Spinal traction is a nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy used to treat back conditions such as degenerative disc disease, sciatica, pinched nerves and herniated discs, according to Healthline. Spinal traction works ... More »

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Pelvic traction is a therapy method that relieves pain in the hips, lower back and legs, notes Dynamic Techno Models. Doctors generally use it to treat people with lower back disorders. More »

Inversion therapy is a type of spinal traction, which involves stretching the spine to relieve pressure on and between compressed discs, according to Indiana University Health. According to Healthline, traction takes pre... More »

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Non-surgical spinal decompression is a treatment method that utilizes motorized traction devices to stretch out the spine and minimize back pain, according to WebMD. Surgical spinal decompression procedures work to relie... More »

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Spondylosis, also known as degenerative disc disease, is a condition of the spinal cord caused by the deterioration of intervertebral discs, states Mayfield Clinic. Spondylosis may affect the cervical, lumbar or thoracic... More »

Lumbar degenerative disc disease is when the spinal discs on the lumbar vertebrae break down through cracks and tears or through the loss of fluid in the discs, according to WebMD. Patients can also experience degenerati... More »

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Patients with degenerative disc disease, or DDD, can often achieve pain relief with management techniques, and the pain may lessen with age as the discs dry out, notes Mayfield Clinic. Many spinal stenosis patients lead ... More »