Pronex is an easy-to-use cervical traction treatment patients can take in the comfort of their homes. It helps patients manage their cervical condition by relieving pain, reducing muscle spasms, and decompressing spinal structures.
Pronex is the only traction device that uses a bellows technology to provide a gentle, even distraction of the cervical spine. The Pronex design supports the cervical spine's natural curve and provides two unique design advantages: inline and counter traction. This combination creates an even distraction in the anterior and posterior cervical discs providing better overall treatment.
Additionally, the traction force is created by pressure applied to the occiput and the trapezius muscles, so there is no strain on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
How Does the Pronex Device Work?
Pronex cradles the head and neck on two soft foam cushions. One cushion supports the back of the head, and the other rests against the top of the shoulders. An air-inflated bellows between the foam and provides up to 35 lb. of continuously adjustable traction. As the bellows expand, the patient's head moves upward and supports the cervical curve, maintaining an even force that creates space between the cervical vertebrae. Patients have total control over the amount of traction applied. Squeezing the single-hand inflator bulb increases the pressure; a release knob gently reduces it. While Pronex offers the advantage of inline traction, lateral neck flexion of 15 and 22 degrees can also be obtained by utilizing the flexion wedge.
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User-friendly and Available in Three Sizes
Pronex is portable, comfortable, and convenient. There is no assembly, weights, cables, springs, or levers. It is also restraint free. All of these features combine to encourage regular use by the patient at home, helping to break the chronic pain cycle.
Regular: 14 to 16" (Fits most women of typical height, weight, and neck size)
Large: 16 to 18" (Fits most men of typical height, weight, and neck size)
Wide: 18" and up (Fits individuals with large shoulders and neck, or a short neck)