The method of treatment of the spine diseases by the traction effects (from the Latin — “Tractio” — traction). It is most often used to relieve radicular pain caused by degenerative diseases of intervertebral discs.
The underwater method has advantages over the dry one: it is more gentle, improves blood supply to the tissues and reduces the load on the spine when immersed in warm water, which leads to a decrease in muscle tone.
- Back pain
- Block of the vertebral motor segments
- Muscle spasms
- Inflammatory diseases of the spinal joints