CerviPedic Adjustable Neck Support - Neck Traction
The CerviPedic Adjustable Neck Support Orthotic works to get the curve back in your neck, helping to correct the loss of cervical curve combat forward head carriage. Works for patients who have:
- Forward Head Posture
- Loss of cervical Curve (also know as Hypo- Lordosis or Military Neck)
- Neck Pain
- Shoulder Pain or Upper Back Pain
- TMJ Pain
- Head Pain
- Breathing Difficulties
- DJD - degeneratiave Disc
- Joint and Muscle Stiffness
All forms of cervical extension traction have some degree of discomfort, especially for those patients who need the correction. The CerviPedic Neck Orthotic design allows for MAXIMUM COMFORT do to its ability to deliver the traction with only the weight of the head and gravity. Most people find it very comfortable. You may experience some neck soreness after doing neck traction at home.
Are there any contraindications to doing home neck traction??
Conditions which could contribute to increased risk of injury during cervical extension traction include, but are not limited to:
- History of or predisposition to stroke
- high blood pressure
- posterior osteophytic spurring
- disc protrusion
- disc prolapse
- oral contraceptives
- prolonged use of corticosteroids
- spinal stenosis
Symptoms which would contraindicate further use of cervical extension traction include, but are not limited to: Dizziness, headache, nausea, vertigo, radicular or radiating pain, numbness, paresthesia, muscular weakness, loss of coordination or function, ataxia, visual disturbances, or any other neurological symptoms. Discontinue all attempts at cervical extension traction if these or other unusual symptoms develop.