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A Neck injury or surgery in the neck region can create a lot of pain, discomfort and mobility issues. Your doctor may order you to wear a specific type of neck brace or support in order to help your neck heal or to prevent further injury. There are many different types of neck devices to treat multiple types of neck issues.
At CSA Medical Supply we carry only the highest quality cervical neck braces and supports from the industries leading manufacturers such as Aspen, Comfortland, and Disc Disease Soution, plus many more. Whether you are suffering from whiplash, neck strains, or a vertebrae injury we have the right cervical neck brace for you. We carry everything from a foam cervical collar to deal with minor whiplash injuries, and strains to telescoping neck braces to deal with much more severe neck injuries. Before purchasing a cervical collar or cervical traction device you should know some basic information to help ensure you buy the right support for you or your loved one. The following questions will help you choose the right neck support,
- Do you require cervical support, cervical immobilization, or a cervical traction device to help relieve pressure on a disc or nerves?
- Is the device geared to help eliminate pain and discomfort or healing after surgery?
- Will the device be worn short term or long term?
- Is there a specific cervical device your physician has prescribed for you?
These are just a few basic questions to help you get started in your search for the right neck brace or support. You may have many more questions about choosing the right neck brace for you, and like always our expert customer service team is always available to help answer all of your questions. Continue reading about neck braces and cervical traction devices so that you can make an informed decision when you purchase yours.
Neck pain is one of the most common causes of miss work throughout the world. At some point in life, most people will experience neck pain to some degree or another and neck pain can be brought on by a number of reasons including injury, stress, postural problems, cervical disc problems or surgery. Depending on the type of injury you've suffered will determine the correct cervical brace your doctor may recommend you to wear.
A cervical collar is a brace that is usually made of soft material and helps support the weight of your head while the soft tissues in your neck heal. It should fit right so that it helps limit the mobility of your neck. While wearing your cervical collar you should make sure it fits comfortably around your neck, but is not uncomfortably or irritating.
Cervical Traction Device
There are a number of cervical ailments that may require the use of a cervical traction device in order to help relieve neck pain and promote healing. Cervical traction devices are differ from cervical collars in that they aren’t just designed to support your neck or cervical region.
Cervical Traction Devices perform a type of treatment for problems such as sciatica, whiplash, bulging discs or compression's and degenerative changes. Cervical traction devices are designed to gently separate the intervertebral disc space in the neck to relieve the pressure on the nerve root. These device's are well padded and are comfortable to wear. The device can be worn and will work in multiple positions, whether you are lying down or seated. Before purchasing a cervical traction device you should always speak to your physician, in most instances your physician may recommend a cervical traction device and write you prescription request.