Saunders Cervical Traction Device With Carrying Case

Saunders Cervical Traction Device With Carrying Case

Brand/Manufacturer: CHATTANOOGA GROUP
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Saunders Cervical Traction is designed to provide safe and effective traction to the cervical region. The device requires minimal assembly and is ready to use in no time. Directs traction force towards the cervical area (back of neck). User has total control of force at all times.

Why Choose Saunders Cervical Traction Unit?

  • Delivers up to 50lbs. of cervical traction
  • Angle adjuster has 3 position settings
  • Increased portability with Light weight design
  • Adjustable & comfortable headrest
  • Self-adjusting neck wedges

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
199594 Cervical Traction Device Each $11.97

Top Reasons to buy Cervical Traction Unit

Safe Neck Traction at Home

  • Traction forces are directed to the back of the head to prevent compression of the TMJ
  • Easy to read pressure gauge provides total control of the force at all times
  • Blow-off valve limits the amount of force that can be applied
  • A proven alternative to surgery for some patients

Easy to use Cervical Traction

  • A portable treatment solution that increases patient compliance and satisfaction
  • Patented self-adjusting neck wedges ensure a perfect fit on the Saunders Cervical Home Traction
  • Patented pump design incorporates a simple “click in place” mechanism Quick and simple patient set-up enables home traction without assistance

Effective Treatment with Saunders Traction Device

  • A cost-effective option to continuous clinical care
  • Positioning alternatives allow varying treatment options for the clinician
  • Innovative design replicates clinical traction and promotes consistency of treatment
  • Patented pneumatic system ensures reliable force accuracy and leak-free performance

What does the Saunders Home Traction Device Include?

  • Headstrap and Pads
  • Cervical Hand Pump
  • Angle Adjuster
  • Carrying Case
  • Instructional DVD
  • User’s Guide

When to Buy Cervical Traction Device?

When to use Saunders Traction Device?

Depending upon the advice of your health care provider, cervical traction can be used to treat these conditions:

  • Headaches
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Joint stiffness
  • Herniated discs
  • Muscle tightness
  • Nerve root compression

When not to use Neck Traction Device?

Traction should not be used to treat these conditions:

  • Acute or traumatic injury
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spinal instability
  • Spinal cord compression
  • Fracture
  • Malignancy
  • Infections and inflammatory diseases
  • Any other conditions that may be made worse by cervical movement

What to buy with Saunders Traction Device

How to use the Saunders Cervical Traction Device?

Preparing the Saunders Traction Unit

  1. Place the Saunders Cervical Traction device on the floor or other firm surface. Check to make sure that the air hose is not being pinched by the bottom of the unit. Make sure to have enough room left to lie down in a comfortable position.
  2. Separate the neck wedges by rotating either of the black adjustment knobs so that neck fits easily between the wedges. The user can make additional adjustments after lying down in the Saunders Traction device.
    Note: Do not over-rotate the adjustment knobs. This will result in stripping the internal gear.
  3. Loosen the adjustable head strap.
  4. Ensure the device is in the starting position - neck carriage should be touching the base. If not, rotate the gauge housing to the “Release” position.
  5. Set the traction angle prescribed by health care provider by squeezing and sliding the tabs on both sides of the Angle Adjuster until it locks into place.
    Angle Adjuster Positions:
    • Top - 15 degrees
    • Middle - 20 degrees
    • Bottom - 25 degrees
    Note: If health care provider did not specify the angle of pull, leave the Angle Adjuster in the top position.
  6. Place the pump in such a position that can be reached during treatment.
  7. Set a timer for the length of treatment (not included).

The user are now ready to use the Saunders Cervical Traction unit.

Applying Neck Traction with Saunders

  1. Lie down on back, positioning body so the neck wedges cradle the middle or narrowest part of neck and head rests comfortably on the head pad. The neck wedges should contact neck midway (between the tips of earlobes and the top of shoulders).
  2. Turn either of the adjustment knobs until the wedges have moved firmly against both sides of the neck.
  3. As settling into the Saunders Neck Traction device, the neck wedges may slightly rotate and self-adjust to the contour of head and neck. The user can rotate the wedges manually as needed for the most comfortable fit.
  4. Secure the head strap over forehead, just above the browline. This strap should fit snugly.
  5. Apply traction using the pump.

How to clean Home Traction Unit?

  • All surfaces of the Cervical Traction device may be cleaned with a mild detergent or disinfectant.
  • Do not immerse the traction unit in water.
  • If unit is transferred between different users, all surfaces should be cleaned using standard cleaning techniques paying particular attention to the components that come in contact with the body.
    It is recommended to use a new head strap.

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