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Diathermy

Diathermy is a therapeutic method, recommended for diseases or problems of the muscles and joints.

Diathermies are devices that use high-frequency currents to produce electromagnetic energy that is converted into thermal energy inside the body.

  • Increase in the temperature of the blood and lymph circulation.
  • Increased metabolism, oxygenation, enzyme activity and glandular secretion.
  • Reduction of muscle spasm, pain and joint stiffness.
  • Reduction of inflammatory infiltrates and edema.
  • Acute and chronic inflammatory and traumatic conditions.
  • Arthritis (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis).
  • Ligament injuries, muscle strains and tears, serous bursitis.
  • Mobilization of rigid joints.
  • Secondary muscle spasms.
  • Cervical spine syndrome
  • Lower back pain, sciatica, intervertebral disc herniation.
  • Shoulder periarthritis, tendinitis.
  • Epicondylitis
    Muscle and tendon injuries, sprains.
  • Hip and knee osteoarthritis.
  • Fractures
  • Rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis.
  • Dysfunctions - problems of the muscles and tendons.