Characteristics of knee arthrosis: Osteoarthrosis most commonly affects the knees. Up to 90 % of people aged 70 or more are affected by osteoarthrosis. The most common treatment modalities for knee arthrosis are pharmaceutical treatment, including anti-inflammatory drugs, analgesics and chondroprotective agents used as dietary supplements, and/or surgical treatment for joint repositioning or replacement. Other knee arthrosis treatment options are rehabilitation, including physiotherapy and ergotherapy, such as magnetic therapy, electrotherapy, ultrasound, cryotherapy, and others, and joint exercise, stretching exercise to increase the range of motion, relaxation and stretching of shortened muscles, etc.
Using magnetic therapy in knee arthrosis
As part of rehabilitation therapy for knee arthrosis, low-frequency pulsed magnetic therapy can be used, which has no side effects, is not stressful for the patient and can be applied at home, which is of great importance for chronic patients. Its analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-swelling effects are the most important in the treatment of this disease.
Application of magnetic therapy in knee arthrosis
In knee arthrosis, initially it is preferable to reduce pain using low frequency therapy at 4-6 Hz, which should be applied daily, and once pain relief is achieved, treatment should be combined with regenerative programs at 25-50 Hz. A solenoid-type applicator.
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- Head and neck
- Upper extremities and shoulders
- Abdomen and hypogastrium
Lower extremities and hips
- Diabetic foot
- Extremity ischaemia
- Heel spur - pain
- Hip joint arthrosis
- Hip joint surgery (arthroplasty), artificial joint, total hip arthroplasty - THA
- Knee arthrosis
- Lower extremity ischaemia (blood circulation disorders)
- Phantom pain
- Tarsal and ankle pain, ankle swelling, post-traumatic conditions
- Ulcers - healing chronic arterial and venous ulcers
- Varicose veins
- Venous leg ulcers
- Health problems throughout the body