Physical Therapist Specialized Treatment – 1 hour that includes examination and assessment with related review and treatment recommendations.
Cervical traction may be used to provide pain relief and improve motion. Traction gently extends the neck opening the spaces between the cervical vertebrae and temporarily alleviating pressure on the affected discs. pulley systems that you can hook up to a doorway, or devices that will enable you to perform cervical traction while lying down.
Lumbar traction can also be performed in a home setting. In collaboration with the physician, the therapist provides education on in-home traction and supervises initial use.
The traction treatment cost includes a one-hour consultation with a specialist.
Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.