mechanical traction


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mechanical traction

The use of a device or mechanical linkage (pulleys and weights) to apply a traction force.
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Conclusion: If patients of cervical radiculopathy treated with mechanical traction, segmental mobilization, and exercise therapy will manage pain and disability more effectively than treated with manual traction, segmental mobilization, and exercise therapy.
Mechanical traction test (using Nike's traction test device and standard protocol).
Construction and delivery of a terrain Wechsellader vehicle with mechanical traction device for the professional fire Magdeburg, WLF to DIN 14505: 2015-01, DIN EN 1846 Part 1 and 3, DIN 14502 Part 2 and 3 for receiving roll-off to 6 900 mm and 14 t weight, hook system according to DIN 30722-1, with all-wheel drive, max.
With regard to acute low back pain, data from randomized controlled trials demonstrated no clinically important benefit (<15% from control) of stretching or strengthening exercises, mechanical traction, or TENS.
In their complaint, the Westfalls alleged that Axiom's DRX devices are mechanical traction devices, and that Axiom and others devised a sales scheme to promote the sale of the Axiom products by knowingly, falsely, and fraudulently using misleading representations to physicians which they knew would cause physicians to submit false and fraudulent claims for payment to Medicare and other federal healthcare programs for services rendered with Axiom's devices.
In HLF 20 with fully automatic transmission (converter automatic transmission - not to be confused with automated manual transmission) and / or mechanical traction device is to compensate for the resulting increase in curb weight, a weight increase to up to 15,000 kg are permitted.
Construction and delivery of the chassis and body for a HLF 20 to DIN 14530-27 with mechanical traction device according to specifications.
A study titled, "Effect of Spinal Decompression Therapy Compared with Intermittent Mechanical Traction in Lumbosacral Disc Herniation" is published in the June issue of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine.