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    Why forcing the spine with traction can cause an increase in the curvature

    October 18, 2018

October 18, 2018

Why forcing the spine with traction can cause an increase in the curvature

Forced traction of the spine can create instability and may destabilize the spine leading to curvature progression in Scoliosis. There is no evidence that sustained traction has a positive effect but instead can cause pain and may actually be detrimental in the long run.