Magnetotherapy consists in the use of magnetic fields for therapeutic purposes, taking advantage of their influence on the electrical and ionic charges of the body.
Main effects with therapeutic utility:
- Trophic effect,
- Anti-inflammatory effect,
- Analgesic effect,
- Relaxing, antispasmodic effect,
- Piezoelectric effect with bone callus stimulation,
- Stimulating effect on wound healing,
- Sedative effect,
- Generalized relaxing effect.
Locomotor apparatus pathology: delays in fracture healing, congenital and acquired pseudoarthrosis, total hip arthroplasty, vertebral arthrodesis, osteoarthritis, sprains, contusions, tendinopathies, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
Vascular pathology: Peripheral venous insufficiency, phlebitis, varicose ulcers, chronic obstructive arterial disease.
Dermatology: Atrophic dermatitis, pressure ulcers, burns.
Neurologic pathology: Cerebral vascular insufficiency, stroke, multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathies, nevrites and neuralgias.