What is Cervical Traction?

Category: Equipment

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Cervical traction products relieve stress and discomfort in neck and shoulder muscles for home or clinic use. Various brands are available including Hometrac Cervical Traction Unit, Pronex Cervical Traction, Neckpro Cervical Traction System, Overdoor Cervical Traction, Pneumatic Cervical Traction.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Neck pain 7 7
Stiffness/spasticity 4 1
Cervical spinal stenosis (neck) 3 1
Bulging disc 1 0
Cervical radiculopathy 1 5
Cervical spondylosis 1 0

Show all 13 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 7
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cervical Traction

Side effect Patients
Cervical spinal stenosis (neck) 1
Muscle tension 1
Numbness in arm(s) 1
Pain 1
Tightness in neck 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Cervical Traction

Dosage Patients
daily 3
as needed 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Cervical Traction

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Doctor's advice 2
Other 2
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped using Cervical Traction

Duration

Currently using Cervical Traction

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped using Cervical Traction

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 3
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 7
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
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