The DRX 9000 has a patented device called the servo-motor. What the servo-motor does is it provides decompression on a logarithmic scale. Basically, it works to decompress the spine and then it backs off. What that does, on a repetitive basis, is that it allows the machine to override the body’s natural tendency to want to grab on when it is introduced to something that is uncomfortable.
For example, if you are trying to move your fingers into a painful range of motion, your body is going to go “I don’t want to do that” and it wants to stop. What the back does and what the neck does is a similar thing. If you are on a normal traction unit, a lot of people have described that as being relatively uncomfortable. It’s uncomfortable because you’re forcefully moving past that point that the body says, “No, stop, that hurts.”
The servo-motor allows the body to adjust naturally. It naturally allows the disc to reperfuse. It allows the joint space to naturally become fuller and more close to a normal state than it was prior to treatment.