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Lo-bak Trax

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Lo-Bak Trax is an FDA approved medical device which is designed to treat serious back pain by providing traction at home, with a single product. This product works by flattening the curve in the lower back so that less force is required to complete traction, so it can be done at home. It offers a more comfortable and easy way to achieve traction even on days when you have lower back pain. This device is meant to be used regularly at home to treat regular back pain.

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The cost of Lo-bak Trax is $139.99 plus $4.49 shipping for a total price of $144.48.
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  • Great Customer Satisfaction

    Customers have nothing but good things to say about the Lo-Bak Trax. Many of the testimonials not only on the website but on other review sites mention their regular back pain. They mention their inability to complete daily tasks like sleeping, but with their first use they saw immediate results. Customers have also mentioned that they traditionally had upwards of 10 level pain on a scale of 1 to 10, but after using the Trax went down to 1 or 2. Others compliment how it has reduced pain, improved flexibility, and made the body stronger.

  • Fda Approved

    Lo-Bak Trax was made to treat back pain and has been listed by the FDA as a medical device. It has been officially cleared by the FDA to treat things like sciatica, muscle spasms, spine degenerative joint diseases, back pain, spinal curvature, herniated disc, and more.

  • Lightweight and Portable

    The Trax weighs less than 4 pounds so it can be easily portable and kept in a suitcase if you are traveling, in a cubicle at work, or next to your bed. It has padding for extra comfort.

  • Quality Guarantee

    The Trax is marketed as a medical device meant to last a lifetime, something that you work into your regular daily regimen. If it breaks during normal use, a replacement can be made upon contact with the customer service department. You are responsible for shipping the broken device back to the headquarters before they will send a replacement. The company will, however, send a replacement at their shipping cost if the issue is a defect.

  • Return Policy

    If you are not satisfied with the purchase for any reason, within 90 days of the purchase, you can return it for a full refund of the original price, minus shipping costs. You are responsible for the shipping and handling charges not just from the first purchase but for returning the medical device. The device has to be returned in the original box, with the instruction manual, the dvd, and no damage to any of the parts. If it does not meet with this criteria, then the refund is not issued but they will return the device to you at their shipping expense. However, this refund policy does not apply to trial offers, special offers, or discounted items.

Critical Advice

Remember that you should store the original purchase number and a receipt for your purchase somewhere safe in addition to the original box. This is important because you will need the box for a refund. You will need the purchase number and receipt for special offer refunds or returns, and the purchase number for a replacement should your product break at some point during the course of normal use. As long as you keep all of this in a safe place, you should be able to work with customer service at any point.

How to Use (Step by Step)

  1. Lie Down

    Many people who have back pain are in pain most of the time, but when they lie down that pain dissipates. The reason for this is that lying down takes pressure off of the spine, which allows the muscles to relax and remain comfortable. So the first step in using the Lo-Bak Trax is to assume that position.

  2. Pull Your Feet up

    The second thing you must do with the medical device is pull your feet up. This causes the curve in your lower back to naturally flatten. When the curve naturally flattens, it requires less force to stretch or traction your spine.

  3. Push

    The final step is to push. Pushing is an easier process than pulling. With the Lo-Bak Trax you have a natural lever which creates a mechanical advantage in this area. This helps with traction for the spine and discs. It is an easier way to get spinal traction at home comfortably. Breathe normally during use and allow the body to rest for two minutes before you get up after use. This will help to avoid spasm.

How It Works

Lo-Bak Trax works by stretching the soft tissues around the spine which are supposed to support the spine. These tissues are not normally stretched like this, so those who use Lo-Bak Trax for the first time will experience a bit of soreness. Just like any medical program, it is recommended by the company that users begin slowly, not pushing too hard or holding the stretch for too long when they are first beginning. It will take three weeks, on average to become acclimated to the stretches. There will be traction in the mid back area and not the lower back area at the start for many consumers, even though it is meant to target the lower back primarily. With regular use the soft tissues stretch and relax, making traction throughout the lower spine much easier.

How it's Different from Competitors

Traditionally, users who want spinal traction have to visit an office where they get strapped down to a table by the ankles and then turned upside to stretch out the spine. Said device seems to mimic medieval torture devices that pulled the body apart, and in some ways it is meant to. That idea of stretching is what creates traction and alleviates the pain that regularly hunching over and sitting down creates.

The lower back has a natural curve in the spine which is called the lumbar lordosis. This area of the back absorbs most of the shock during the day. Lying down to traction this area of the back means the curve needs greater force in order to separate the spine from the soft tissues and muscles around it. For this reason traction devices like this one need more force in order to get the spinal traction you desire.

Going to a doctor to be turned upside down on a table is not ideal when you have low back pain or when your low back is in spasm. Cost effective does not apply here. However, simple biomechanical changes in your posture with this product achieve the traction force necessary to provide pain relief. Using a particularly unique design, this product is unlike any other. In addition to all that, it also gives you complete control on how direct the traction force is, so you can adjust the pressure according to your needs. Doing so is much easier with this device compared to lying on a table and trying to stop a motor or turn a crank.



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Rick Harmsen - (Scottsdale, AZ)
Reviewed on: 12 Aug 2016
I Recommend Buying it!

I Love This Product

I have had Sciatica pain for 2 years and tried various exercises and nothing was working.
I had the Lo-bak Trax for one week and I can't believe what a positive difference it has May.
If you have back pain you need to try this product.
It is important you follow the instructions.

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