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Intersegmental Traction

What Is Intersegmental Traction?

Intersegmental traction is a technique used by a Chiropractor to stretch the joints of the spine and improve mobility. This is a gentle and passive motion of the spine that is effective in increasing range of motion. A chiropractor often uses a traction table that has rollers just beneath the surface. These rollers are adjusted based on your condition and weight to gently and specifically lengthen and stretch your spine. If you are considering intersegmental traction in the Spring, Texas area, visit Spring Chiropractic today.

How Is Intersegmental Traction Used?

Intersegmental traction is painless and not invasive. Many people often find it relaxing and restful. The gentle rolling motion of the roller table exercising the spine without any effort on your part. There are many advantages to this type of therapy. You will see increased mobility as your muscles and ligaments stretch. It can increase your blood flow and oxygen to muscles, ligaments, and discs. This gives you greater balance, mobility, and strength. It is used to reduce the number of muscle spasms that you have.

For What Conditions Can I Use Intersegmental Traction?

Intersegmental traction is a great back pain treatment. It is beneficial for athletes, runners, and those who like exercise because those activities can add stress to your spine. Intersegmental traction is perfect for the treatment of regular wear and tear that comes with your body as you age. This procedure can help reduce the risk of injury as well the process and progression of arthritis.

Why Choose Spring Chiropractic?

Spring Chiropractic has been a leader in chiropractic care for many years. We believe in treating the whole body. We believe in interactive care and one on one treatment. No two patients are alike and you will receive individualized care. We closely monitor your condition and progress. We pride ourselves on open and honest communication every step along the way. We specialize in the treatment of athletes and exercise induce injury, but we take great care with all patients. We provide any treatment needed to get you back to feeling like yourself. Once you are there, we focus on preventative care to help you maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. We know that you have busy lives, so we work hard to accommodate your schedule and find an appointment that fits your needs. Contact us today so we can begin working with you to help you get back to health and wellness.