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Traction (1)

Traction (1)

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Published by: Floriza de Leon on Aug 28, 2012
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Mechanical Traction
 
General Information
Traction means to draw or pull
• Distraction means to separate joint surfaces
 
 
Effects
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Separation of vertebral bodies
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Distract and glide facet joints
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Tensing of the ligamentous structures
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Widening of the intervertebral foramen
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Straightening of spinal curves
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Stretching of spinal musculature

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