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Neck Pain Due to a Herniated Disc and how to Handle it with a traction unit

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Neck pain due to a herniated disc in your neck, bulging disc in your neck or even cervical degeneration can be excruciating. Just simply performing your activities of daily living can become a chore. Besides the neck stiffness, you may also have pain with numbness and tingling into your arms, hands or fingers, loss of neck range of motion, and muscle weakness. To determine what is going on in your cervical neck spine, your Doctor will probably refer you out for an MRI. Next, your Doctor is probably going to recommend non invasive treatment options to begin with. These may...

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Stop Neck Pain With A Home Neck Traction Unit

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Getting the Right Traction for Neck Pain ReliefIf you have ever suffered from a pinched nerve in the neck, your Doctor may have suggested neck traction as a form of treatment. The traction unit itself can look scary and daunting, but the pain relief that it provides can be very effective and long lasting.  Lets discusses the various forms of neck traction that are available today. What is neck traction? what it is used for? and how other treatments are used in conjunction with it. There are many units out there for stretching your neck, and we examines a few...

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How Does Traction Work on the Arc4life Traction Pillow ?

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How does the traction work on the traction pillow you asked? Basically, in the way that the pillow is sewn, there is extra fiber put in the V Section of the pillow allowing for you to feel a gentle neck stretch when you are laying on the pillow on your back. There is no pumping up or bulb in the pillow, it is just extra fiber in that area designed to give your neck gentle traction. Getting the right size is very important with this type of pillow because if you do not have the right amount of support it...

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The Two Parts of the Arc4life Traction Pillow

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Here is the arc4life traction neck pillow showing the 2 sides that one can use: The Neck Roll or "Support" side and the V side or the "Traction" side.  Both parts of the pillow are important. The support side of the arc4life traction pillow supports ones neck in an anatomically correct position.  This neck curve that we have looks like a backwards C. You can see that on this lateral x-ray of the cervical spine. The 2nd part of the arc4life traction pillow the traction side. This part of the pillow actually gently stretches you neck. This can be very...

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