Learn How to Treat a Herniated Cervical Disc with Traction
What is traction and how is it used to treat a herniated cervical disc? Traction is a common non-surgical treatment for a herniated disc in the neck. It is a method incorporated into the physical therapy program to help avoid surgery in a patient who has been found to have a slipped disk on MRI and is suffering from neck pain with arm pain, numbness, tingling or weakness. In this video, cervical spine expert Dr. Seth Neubardt discusses all aspects of how to treat a herniated cervical disc with traction, including discussion of using home cervical traction.