Spinal Decompression Centre - Melbourne Australia

The best way to decompress the spine is Prone (on your stomach)

Written by Dr. Ilan Sommer DC (USA) Melbourne Australia Decompression Centre: (research pearls)
What is the best way to decompress the spine: Supine (on your back) or Prone (on your stomach)?
The American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: June 2018 - Volume 97 - Issue 6 - p 433–439 addresses the issue.
It concludes that: “Addition of traction in the prone position to other modalities resulted in larger immediate improvements in terms of pain and disability, and the results suggest that when using traction, prone traction might be first choice (patient is lying on their stomach).
This further validate the equipment and technology that we have and use in our office