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Is Tonawanda Spinal Traction Face Down Or Face Up Best? Face Down!

Face up? Face down? When handling neck pain or low back pain that is a question for your Tonawanda chiropractor and for the spine researcher (and occasionally the curious patient!) regarding which position is most beneficial. For the Tonawanda back pain specialist who is a hands-on treating doctor, prone (face down) is best so he or she is able to get his or her hands on the spine. For your Tonawanda spine specialist, prone is definitely desired as Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression spinal manipulation is offered. At Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation prone spinal care is our back pain relief specialty, and research approves!


Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation grounds its Tonawanda chiropractic treatment on research. Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation keeps abreast of13 new spinal care research. In a recent study of traction, patient-rated disability and pain scores showed that traction in the prone position resulted in immediate and significant improvements. (1) Another study reported that a hallmark of spinal traction may well lie in the fluid exchange in the disc as trunk muscle activity is minimal. (2) Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation perceives the values of relaxing the trunk muscles, enhancing the fluid exchange in the disc (as Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation is well aware that nutrition of the disc relies on this and is the reason disc nutrition supplementation is regularly recommended as part of the treatment plan), and distracting the spine.


Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation applies a special form of spinal distraction called Cox Technic that is documented in the medical research literature and gentle in its relief of back pain and neck pain.  In using Cox Technic flexion distraction spinal manipulation for back pain relief, your Tonawanda chiropractor has you lie prone (face down) on a specially designed chiropractic treatment table that has a non-moving chest support piece and movable support piece for your legs. Researchers explain that the proper forces a chiropractor is to apply to the lumbar or cervical spine on this type of table during Cox Technic can be instructed consistently for clinical reproducibility by chiropractors like yours at Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation. This indicates that a patient can be treated by one skilled chiropractor in much the same way as by another skilled chiropractor. (3,4,5) Your Tonawanda chiropractor is so trained. Applying the appropriate forces sets up the best chance to replicate the clinical back pain relief for Tonawanda low back pain patients as chiropractic researchers have recorded in their research projects. That is thrilling to your Tonawanda chiropractor and relieving to the Tonawanda chiropractic patients at Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation!

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Listen to this PODCAST about a Cox® Technic physician’s personal experience with Cox Technic as well as his patient's whose improvement really increased with prone spine manipulation treatment with Cox® Technic because supine (face up) treatment worsened his pain.

Schedule your Tonawanda chiropractic visit with Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation today. Your Tonawanda back pain relief treatment plan incorporates chiropractic treatment in the prone/face down position with Cox® Technic.

Tonawanda spinal traction applied lying face down – prone – is best according to the latest research. Visit Chiropractic Spine Sports And Rehabilitation. 
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