During the magnetotherapy procedure, artificially generated magnetic fields are used. They affect the body in a special way, while disturbed biorhythms are restored, and the general condition of the patient is normalized.
For what diseases is magnetotherapy prescribed?
Magnetotherapy has a strong anti-inflammatory and anti-edema effect, it effectively relieves pain symptoms of various origins. For medicinal purposes, magnetotherapy is prescribed for diseases of bones and joints (for arthritis, bursitis, etc.). The procedures accelerate the healing of bruises and the healing of fractures.
With arthrosis, magnetotherapy effectively relieves pain and swelling, improves the supply of nutrients to the cartilage tissue. Magnetotherapy is prescribed for the treatment of diseases of the spine: osteochondrosis, radiculitis, spondylosis, the procedure helps to cure inflammation and remove spastic phenomena. This type of physiotherapy is used for vascular diseases: venous insufficiency, thrombophlebitis. According to reviews, magnetotherapy promotes rapid healing of wounds and trophic ulcers, relieves allergic manifestations on the skin.
Magnetotherapy improves blood circulation and has a rejuvenating effect.
Contraindications to the appointment of magnetotherapy
Contraindications should be taken into account when prescribing magnetic therapy. This procedure can be the reason for the deterioration of health. Magnetotherapy should not be prescribed for severe hypertension, acute forms of circulatory disorders, endocrine diseases, heart disease (heart failure, arrhythmias and others), and tumor processes. Therapy with magnetic fields is contraindicated in active tuberculosis, if the patient has a pacemaker, with an increased tendency to bleeding, with acute mental disorders, infectious diseases in an active form, with systemic blood diseases, in a state of alcoholic intoxication, with a sharp general exhaustion.
Magnetotherapy is harmful for thrombosis and thromboembolic complications, for any conditions accompanied by increased body temperature, for diseases of the central nervous and peripheral system, for acute and chronic diseases of the genitourinary system (prostatitis, cystitis, painful menstruation, etc.), for skin diseases (burns, frostbite, bedsores, eczema).
Magnetic therapy is not recommended for patients with bleeding disorders, as well as for pregnant women.
Magnetic field therapy can be done at home. In this case, portable hand-held devices (biocorrectors) are used. With their help, an effect on certain parts of the body is carried out. There are no contraindications to home magnetotherapy, however, a doctor's consultation is required before using it. When performing the procedures, you must strictly follow the instructions and do not exceed the time of exposure to magnetic fields.