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What are the benefits of inversion tables?

In past studies, inversion therapy has been shown to decrease back pain by providing traction to the spine. During traction, each segment of the spine is slightly pulled away from the other by gravity. The pulling apart of each spinal segment decreases back pain. People with heart disease, high blood pressure, eye disease, and prenatal women should consult their physician before undergoing inversion therapy. 

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