Traction

Age-related differences in the response of the L5-S1 intervertebral disc to spinal traction

Ulrike H. Mitchell, Paul F. Beattie, Jennifer Bowden, Robert Larson, Hanuan Wang. Musculoskeletal Science & Practice. June 9, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.msksp.2017.06.004

Assessment of variability in traction interventions for patients with low back pain: a systematic review.

Alrwaily M, Almutiri M, Schneider M. Chiropr Man Therap. 2018 Sep 17;26:35. doi: 10.1186/s12998-018-0205-z.

Changes in Spinal Height After Manual Axial Traction or Side Lying: A Clinical Measure of Intervertebral Disc Hydration Using Stadiometry

Dylan M. Rubinic, Victor Koo, Julian Dudley, S. Christopher Owens. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. May 8, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2019.03.005

The effect of mechanical traction on low back pain in patients with herniated intervertebral disks: a systemic review and meta-analysis.

Cheng YH, Hsu CY, Lin YN. Clin Rehabil. 2019 Aug 28:269215519872528. doi: 10.1177/0269215519872528.

Traction for low-back pain

http://www.cochrane.org/CD003010/BACK_traction-for-low-back-pain

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