What Is Intersegmental Traction?
It is a therapeutic treatment to aid in stretching muscles and ligaments. This machine has a series of rolling rings/balls on arms that rotate under the surface to work on the muscles of the back. The height of the arms, the direction of the arms and the area of treatment can all be custom fit to the patient. The objective of this therapy is to increase range of motion in the spine and passive stretching of muscles and ligaments of the spine. This modality involvement with gravity on the spine makes it ideal for patient's with low level pain and no significant arthritis.
Robotic Massage Chair
Certain ultrasounds also create a heating effect to help relax the muscles or tightness in the body. This heat combined with the overall features of the ultrasound help to start the healing process at the most basic cellular level speeding up your road to recovery.