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Is Malverne Spinal Traction Face Down Or Face Up Best? Face Down!

Face up? Face down? When handling neck pain or low back pain that is a question for your Malverne chiropractor and for the spine researcher (and occasionally the inquisitive patient!) concerning which position is most beneficial. For the Malverne back pain specialist who is a hands-on treating doctor, prone (face down) is best so he or she is able to get his or her hands on the spine. For your Malverne spine specialist, prone is certainly desired as Cox Technic flexion distraction and decompression spinal manipulation is used. At Malverne Health & Wellness prone spinal care is our back pain relief department, and research approves!

BENEFITS OF PRONE TREATMENT

Malverne Health & Wellness bases its Malverne chiropractic treatment on research. Malverne Health & Wellness keeps abreast of13 current spinal care research. In a recent study of traction, patient-rated disability and pain scores demonstrated that traction in the prone position brought about immediate and significant improvements. (1) Another study reported that a hallmark of spinal traction may well lie in the fluid exchange in the disc as trunk muscle activity is minimal. (2) Malverne Health & Wellness notes the positives of relaxing the trunk muscles, enhancing the fluid exchange in the disc (as Malverne Health & Wellness is well aware that nutrition of the disc counts on this and is the reason disc nutrition supplementation is often included in the treatment plan), and distracting the spine.

COX TECHNIC PRONE MANIPULATION

Malverne Health & Wellness uses a distinctive form of spinal distraction called Cox Technic that is documented in the medical research literature and gentle in its relief of back pain and neck pain.  In using Cox Technic flexion distraction spinal manipulation for back pain relief, your Malverne chiropractor has you lie prone (face down) on a specially designed chiropractic treatment table that has a stationary chest support piece and movable support piece for your legs. Researchers state that the proper forces a chiropractor is to apply to the lumbar or cervical spine on this type of table with Cox Technic can be taught reliably for clinical reproducibility by chiropractors like yours at Malverne Health & Wellness. This means a patient can be treated by one skilled chiropractor in much the same way as by another skilled chiropractor. (3,4,5) Your Malverne chiropractor is so trained. Using the proper forces makes available the best chance to replicate the clinical back pain relief for Malverne low back pain patients as chiropractic researchers have documented in their research studies. That is thrilling to your Malverne chiropractor and relieving to the Malverne chiropractic patients at Malverne Health & Wellness!

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Listen to this PODCAST about a Cox® Technic physician’s own experience with Cox Technic as well as his patient's whose improvement actually accelerated with prone spine manipulation treatment with Cox® Technic because supine (face up) treatment worsened his pain.

Schedule your Malverne chiropractic visit with Malverne Health & Wellness today. Your Malverne back pain relief treatment plan includes chiropractic treatment in the prone/face down position with Cox® Technic.

 
Malverne spinal traction applied lying face down – prone – is best according to the latest research. Visit Malverne Health & Wellness. 
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