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Mechanical Lumbar Traction

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prone position posterior harniated lumbar disk
to increase intervertebral space at L5-S1 supine and 45-60 degrees of hip flexion
intervertebral space at L3-L4 75-90 degrees hip flexion
what is the treatment force in acute stage 25-45 Lbs.
what is the treatment force in disk protrusion, smasm, alongation of soft tissue 25% of BW
what is the treatment force in joint distration 50 Lbs or 50% BW
what is the treatment time for harniated disk 5-10 min
what is the treatment time for other condictions 10-30 min ( hold-relax time is determined by the goal and pt tolerance
Created by: kasia1