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Mechanical Cervical traction

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Goals and indications dicrease: joint stiffness, meniscoid blocking muscle spasm,, degenerative disk, disk protrusion, joint disease, nerve root impingement
Precautions: acute inflamation agrevated by traction, acute strain or sprain, claustrophobia, hiatus hernia, joint instability, osteoporosis, pregnancy, TMJ problems
Contraindications: impaired cognitive function, RA, spinal tumors,, spinal infections, spondylolihtesis, vascular compromise, very old, very young pts
where do you place cervical halter? under the occiput and the mandible
to increase intervertebral space in C 1-C5 O - 5 degree flexion
to increase intervertebral space in C6-C7 25-30 degree flexion
what angle in disk dysfunction 0 degree
what is the angle for facet joint separetion 15 degees of flexion
what to do when pt complains for the pain in TMJ area treatment should be stoped at the head halter readjust to ensure the proper force
where is the traction force applied to occipital area
what is the weight applied in cervical traction 7% of BW or 10-15 Lbs.
how many pounds in joint distraction 20-30 Lbs.
what is the treatment time for acute condiction and disk protrusion 5-10 min
what is the treatment time for other condictions 15-30 min
what is the duty cycle 1:1, joint distraction 3:1
Created by: kasia1
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