Traction supplies have been around for a very long time.

traction-suppliesTraction supplies have been around for a very long time. This type of therapy involved applying a constant and continuous force that elongates or stretches the spine. It has proven to be very efficient in the treatment of some musculoskeletal conditions. This force can be applied in the extremities, neck, back or pelvis for the treatment of fractures, dislocations, muscle spasms and other muscular pathologies. With the use of weights and pulleys these traction supplies assist the spine to be stretched back to a normal correct position.  Only a doctor can be the one recommending traction to someone as there are many factors that will vary the amount of weight and counterweight or even allow the therapy or not. These factors are age, weight and medical history.

The main purpose of using traction products is for pain relief. There are many different set ups  for traction especially for the neck.  This therapy acts upon the soft tissues and the joints by mobilizing them resulting in a decompression force that will ease up any pinched nerve root. It also helps reduce the possibility of herniations in the disc. Cervical spinal dislocations are also stabilized and realigned with the use of traction supplies.


Many patients have learned to treat their neck pain at home with the use of traction products. For example, home cervical traction is a non invasive way that will provide a long term pain relief. By using traction supplies correctly you will be able to stretch the soft tissues surrounding the neck and therefore separate the spinal joint structures. This will result a soothing effect as the pressure is taken off the cervical nerves providing an almost immediate pain relief. There are a couple of options available for the public in when it comes to traction supplies. One would be the one including weights and pulleys and the other one is the mechanical motorized device that is usually used at clinics.

At Discount Medical Supplies you will be able to find a wide variety of portable traction products. Our catalog include cervical collars, shoulder pulleys, various size foam collars, cervical immobilizers, traction sets, pneumatic cervical collars, inflatable neck traction devices, cervical tractions units and more. All of these products are at an extremely affordable price. Call us now or contact us via chat and we will be glad to answer all your questions.