Endoprostheses - Description and treatment
Do you feel pain in the hips or knees? Is the pain so severe that you have trouble sleeping and common medicaments no longer work? If it is as a result of joint diseases, your physician will probably recommend replacing your damaged joint for an artificial one (endoprosthesis). Good physical therapy before and after the surgery helps achieve the ability to perform everyday tasks.
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Characteristics of Endoprostheses and Indications for Implantation
Endoprosthesis means that an artificial joint, or another prosthesis for damaged tissue, is implanted. The most common materials are metal and plastic (joint replacements, splints, screws, stents, etc.).
All the metals used are made of special alloy and non-magnetic material. Its implantation and fixation into tissue prevents unwanted movement or sliding.
Total hip replacement is indicated in cases where conservative treatment fails.
It is a condition in which joint functionality is significantly damaged, or the joint is a source of severe pain.
The most common causes of surgery are:
- bone tumour,
- and others.
Treatment after Implantation of Endoprosthesis – Rid yourself of Issues
Within a few days post-surgery, depending on the recommendations of the doctors, it is recommended to slowly increase use of the joint. With the use of crutches, first steps can be taken.
After being discharged from the hospital, the patient is transferred to rehabilitation treatment. Its goal is to achieve full functionality of the joint and make a return to performing everyday activities possible.
Spa treatment is recommended.
Within the rehabilitation treatment low-frequency pulsed magnetic therapy has its place in treating some symptoms after implanting endoprosthesis as it utilises the vasodilating, analgesic and healing effects with the support of anti-inflammatory effect.
It improves oxygenated blood circulation in the affected areas of the limb through the vasodilating effect targeting capillaries and pre-capillaries. It accelerates healing of damaged tissue and helps bring general relief.
Promoting microcirculation, and thus improving supplying tissues with nutrients, is a benefit of Biomag magnetic therapy even in the pre-implantation phase. It increases the ability of the affected tissue to heal faster and decrease the risk of post-operation complications. The post-implantation applications accelerate the healing process and recovery in general.
The frequently asked question whether Biomag magnetic therapy applications cause issues with metal joint replacements can be answered easily – it does not. Low-frequency magnetic therapy does not lead to unwanted increased heat in the implant. It does not move or slide the endoprosthesis either. This also applies to other metal parts and materials (screws, splints, stents, etc.). Only the aforementioned healing-regenerative and analgesic effects of magnetic therapy will manifest.
Home applications are a huge convenience which allows the patient to continue intensive rehabilitation at home, out of hospital facilities.
The possibility to start treatment early in a new flare-up is also a benefit.
Patented 3D Biomag pulsed therapy. How does it work?
The basic principle of 3D Biomag magnetic therapy is generating electromagnetic pulses. The generated pulses can penetrate through layers of clothing and even body tissues to the place of application. These pulses have specially developed biotropic parameters (e.g. frequency, profile, intensity), thanks to which the pulsed magnetotherapy affects various health conditions.
The term pulse magnetic therapy is most commonly used for physiotherapy using the principle of electromagnetic pulses. The abbreviation PEMF is used in order to be concise.
Patented 3D Biomag technology ensures more precise and uninterrupted pulse profiles, enhances output, and allows pulses to come from various angles.
Pulsed magnetic therapy is not meant to treat issues connected to endoprosthesis implementation itself. Such treatment can only be recommended by a physician. Magnetic therapy application is used on symptoms connected with endoprosthesis implementation, such as pain, reduced blood perfusion, and inflammation.
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