The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Spinal Decompression Machines
June 2, 2008 (Issue: 1287)Spinal decompression machines offer a motorized form of mechanical traction. These devices, which are widely advertised to the public as a noninvasive alternative to surgery, are claimed to relieve low back pain by decompressing discs, improving the...more
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