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Shockwave therapy – treatments

The article describes the Radial Shockwave Therapy treatments (RSWT) with the use of Impactis M unit. Shockwave therapy – treatments Radial shockwave therapy treatments use diffused wave. This eliminates the need of an ultrasound examination, which would have to locate the exact cause of the pain,...

High power laser therapy: fracture of the metacarpal bone in a horse

The article presents therapeutic effects of high power laser therapy unit in case of fracture of the metacarpal bone in a horse. Patient's details: Species: horse Breed: Arabian horse Sex: mare Age: 7 years old Horse entering endurance riding competitions Medical history: The problem of the...

Laser therapy — physical approach

Laser therapy has its origins in the 1960s. Laser radiation does not occur in nature. Laser light is an electromegnetic wave with some unique characteristics. History of laser therapy Laser therapy has its origins in the second half of the twentieth century. The first laser was constructed in...

Effects of the high power laser therapy in sportsmen after the ankle joint injury

The article presents the evaluation of the effects of the therapeutic program using High Power Laser Therapy in the treatment of injury to ankle joint ligament of sportsmen. The study was done in the Reha-athletica cabinet of dr Grzegorz Głąb in Cracow. Introduction Practising sports entails...

What is Radial Shock Wave Therapy (RSWT) ?

The radial shockwave or RSWT, that is Radial Shock Wave Therapy, is a therapy that has a remarkable success in many clinics and physiotherapy studies. It has its supporters and opponents but its effectiveness in some disorders is indisputable. What is a shockwave and what...

Shockwave – indications

The shockwave therapy is a modern, high-energy treatment method. A particular application is found in the treatment of calcification. However, be aware of the fact that this method is not a cure for every disorder, and the indications are relatively narrow. The shockwave therapy unit...

Kotz’ current

Kotz' currents are used for muscle training. They are based on the average frequency current of 2.5 kHz with modulated amplitude Parameters and wave form Kotz' currents are based on a sine wave with a frequency of 2.5 kHz. Kotz' current is a bipolar current. Carrier...

Magnetotherapy in the treatment of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease leading to increased risk of bone fractures. The reason for the bone fractures is the loss of bone volume and mass, as well as pathological changes in the bone microarchitecture. For over thirty years, studies have been conducted on the...

Case study: treatment of a foot injury of a volleyball player

The article presents the case study of a foot injury treatment of BBTS volleyball player with high power laser therapy and ultrasound therapy. Characteristics of the player: Age: 22 years Height: 210 cm Weight: 110 kg Position: middle blocker Description of the injury: During a volleyball game...

Biostimulation laser therapy – indications and contraindications

Biostimulation laser therapy is a field of physiotherapy that effectively helps in the treatment of many diseases. It is worth getting acquainted with the list of indications and contraindications to its use. In the article you will find: Application of laser therapy Indications for the...