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Penile Implant Traction StudyThe Journal of Sexual Medicine has released yet another study regarding the effectiveness of penile traction therapy in relieving complaints of shortened penis length after penile prosthesis implantation. This latest pilot study seems to confirm the results of prior observations and further validates the usage of penis extender devices as a non-invasive, non-surgical method for naturally increasing the length of the penis. The number of published medical studies concerning penis traction therapy appears to be on the rise.

Penis Traction Study

This particular study consisted of 10 male subjects, each of whom experienced drug refractory erectile dysfunction; drug refractory means drug-resistant - in other words, the use of ED drugs proved ineffective. Of these 10 subjects, 4 had previously undergone radical prostatectomy resulting in complaints of shortened penis, 4 had prior prosthesis explantation (removal) and 2 suffered from Peyronie's disease.

Treatment and Measures

Treatment consisted of the application of penile traction for 2-4 hours per day for a period of 2-4 months prior to prosthesis implantation. Overall effectiveness was determined by comparing pre-traction stretched penile length (SPL) with post-traction lengths calculated before and after the prosthesis was implanted.


"No man had measured or perceived length loss after inflatable penile prosthesis placement. Seventy percent had measured erect length gain compared with baseline pre-traction SPL up to 1.5 cm."


"External traction therapy appears to result in a preservation of penile length, as no man had measured or perceived length loss following prosthesis placement, but in fact, a small length gain was noted in 70% of the subjects with no adverse events."

Source:Journal of Sexual Medicine / DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02285.x

Implications of Penis Traction Therapy

First and foremost, the results of this study should serve as good news for any man potentially requiring a prosthetic penile implant. One of the biggest drawbacks with implantation procedures is the possible loss in penis size. Traction therapy has shown that losing penis length is not only avoidable but in fact an actual increase in size may occur.

For those men with a normally functioning and healthy penis, and therefore not subject to penis shrinkage due to surgical procedure, these test results may prove even more significant. In fact, some men have reported an almost 2 inch gain in size through the use of products such as the SizeGenetics extender device.

Granted, wanting to have a bigger penis is usually associated with vanity and ego. But let's be honest, how many men out there wouldn't just kill for the possibility of being larger? If I had to guess I'd say most. Fortunately science is now making that possibility an actual reality.

Posted by PRS
Saturday, May 21st, 2011


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