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I am Interested in testing this product, as it offers my clients an opportunity to reduce pain when at home, away from the clinic. It is an inexpensive way to help heal themselves in conjunction with a rehabilitation programme.
I have been playing football, tennis and working as a Physiotherapist. I sustained a whiplash injury in a head on tackle last weekend. My neck has been restricted on the right side with restrictions in right and left rotation, side bend and extension. I get a stiff right Thoracic Spine, from using my right arm, with Physiotherapy work.
Tonight I used Gravity for 30mins. I placed the neck and sacral elements into position. The neck element took a few adjustments to get comfortable. Initially, there was a strong pressure on the mastoid processes. With the adjustments I was able to get a very comfortable fit around my neck. The sacral element was very easy to place and very comfortable. I placed a roll under my knees to maximise relaxation.
I lay on Gravity and closed my eyes. I could feel a light comfortable pressure around the neck and on my sacrum. As I relaxed more I could feel myself drift into a deeper state of relaxation.
After 15 minutes on Gravity the neck element moved slightly as I lay on it. I was consciously relaxed but my muscles were moving my head on the neck element. I am not sure why my muscles either relaxed or contracted, but I continued to relax as much as possible. The movement continued to occur intermittently over the following 15 minutes.
After 25 minutes lying on Gravity I picked up my phone to check the time and check text messages. At this point both elements of Gravity started to feel hard and slightly uncomfortable. I am not sure if it was time on Gravity or not relaxing fully that created the pain.
I got off Gravity and tested my motion. I am normally stiff to right rotation and left side flexion of my Thoracic Spine. As I tested these movements I still felt mild to moderate restriction, but not severe restriction I normally felt. My neck felt stiff at end range, but there was a feeling of unusual comfort with each motion.