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WHAT IS THE MAGNETOTHERAPY








Magnetotherapy is a technique that exploits the benefits of magnetic fields for healing and rehabilitative purposes. To understand how it works, it is necessary first to illustrate the concept of magnetic field.
By simplifying to the maximum, a magnetic field can be defined as a portion of the space in which particular forces act, which can be generated by a magnet, an electric current or an electric field that can vary over time.
If applied on our body, the action of magnetic fields is able to restore the biochemical balance of cells if this is compromised, restoring the correct functionality of the cell membrane.
In our physiological state, our cells have a certain electrical charge, which decreases in the case of parapathological afflictions and true pathologies. In these cases, the cell membrane undergoes a depolarization, responsible for pain and inflammation. The electromagnetic impulses perform the function of repolarizing the cell membrane, restoring its physiological functioning and restoring the energetic balance.
The waves used in the magnetic therapy are non-ionizing and therefore non-invasive. Based on the frequency of emission, power and intensity, electromagnetic waves are classified into ionizing and non-ionizing. The former are widely used in medicine and are generally very effective at therapeutic level. However they can be dangerous because they are absorbed by the tissues and at high quantities they present a biological risk both for the patient and for the radiology operator.
The waves used in magnetotherapy instead are non-ionizing, ie they are not absorbed by organs or tissues, but only exert biophysical action on them.

TYPES OF MAGNETOTHERAPY

Magnetotherapy is applied in practically all the pathologies characterized by pain, inflammation, functional and vascular deficit. Based on the different source of the magnetic field, we can identify three different types of magnetotherapy:

static


low frequency


high frequency


Static magnet therapy

Static is the simplest form of magnetotherapy. It consists of directly applying one or more magnets on the part to be treated. Among the existing ones, it is the least effective type and therefore its use is rather limited.

Magnetotherapy is generally carried out by means of a solenoid, that is, a device with a cylindrical current-like shape which generates an electromagnetic field inside it. The part of the body to be treated inside the device is inserted, or in any case it is placed in direct contact with the solenoid. The curative action of the machinery is carried out through the emission of low or high frequency electromagnetic waves, depending on the pathology involved.

Low frequency magnetic therapy

Low-frequency magnetotherapy, which generates variable magnetic fields with frequencies that oscillate between 10 and 200 Hz, is more suitable to promote tissue regeneration.

High frequency magnetic therapy

With high-frequency (or radio-frequency) magnetotherapy, on the other hand, very high frequencies are reached, quantifiable in the order of millions of hertz (from 18 to 900 MHz). These radio frequencies are mainly used for their analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect.

BENEFITS OF MAGNETOTHERAPY

Magnetotherapy mainly acts on the bone, joint, muscle and vascular system. Schematically, here are the main benefits for our body:

  • It has an anti-inflammatory action

  • has an analgesic/painkiller effect

  • increases resistance and bone mineralization

  • accelerates the calcification of fractures

  • increases vascular spraying and blood flow velocity

  • improves peripheral circulation

  • accelerates the healing of wounds, sores, and soft tissue healing

  • improves skin metabolism

  • It has an anti-aging effect on the tissues



PATHOLOGIES CURED BY MAGNETOTHERAPY

Adjuvant in the treatment of inflammatory, rheumatic and articular disorders, and used to counter ulcers of all types, magnetotherapy can be used in the treatment of many diseases, including

  • arthritis
  • low back pain
  • slipped disc
  • osteoporosis
  • rheumatic diseases
  • muscle pain
  • distortions
  • epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
  • varicose veins
  • decubitus ulcers
  • edema
  • tingles and carpal tunnel

ADVANTAGES OF MAGNETOTHERAPY

Compared to traditional therapies, the treatment based on electromagnetic fields has undisputed advantages. Magnetotherapy in fact:
  • it is safe and non-invasive
  • it does not intoxicate the organism
  • it has no side effects
  • it does not cause discomfort or pain
  • it is comfortable to carry out
  • it is relatively cheap

BRIEF HISTORY OF MAGNETOTHERAPY

Studies on the interaction between the human organism and magnetic fields date back to the early 1500s, by the Swiss physician and alchemist Paracelsus. The scientific validity of magnetotherapy, however, has only been recognized for some decades. In fact, only around the middle of the twentieth century, through the use of electronic microscopes, it was possible to provide scientific evidence to the beneficial action of electromagnetic waves on the bone, muscle and joint system. Microscopic observation has shown that magnetic waves have the power to activate and excite cells of inflamed or compromised parts, regenerating bone and skin tissues more rapidly.
The advent of space exploration and related missions have confirmed laboratory results, demonstrating how astronauts in orbit underwent a rapid process of bone decalcification, leading to early osteoporosis. By subjecting these subjects to the action of a magnetic field much stronger than the Earth's, it was found that the bones benefited from an extremely rapid remineralization process.

THERAPEUTIC MODES

To be effective, the applications of electromagnetic waves must have a minimum duration of at least 30 minutes and must be practiced daily for a period ranging from 15 to 30 days depending on the disorder to be treated. In the case of serious diseases that require long remission times, the cycles can be repeated at intervals of about 20/30 days.

CONTRAINDICATIONS OF MAGNETOTHERAPY
Although it is absolutely non-invasive, magnetotherapy has some contraindications for use in certain cases, because electromagnetic waves can damage or interfere with the operation of other devices. In particular, the use of this technique is not recommended in the presence of:

  • pacemakers and cardiac stimulators

  • metal prosthesis

  • serious cardiological diseases

  • complex tumor neoplastic pathologies

  • hyperthyroidism

  • pregnancy and breastfeeding

Con la palabra magnetoterapia nos referimos a la aplicación terapéutica de un campo predominantemente magnético que se origina a partir de bajas y altas frecuencias.  La magnetoterapia regenera las células dañadas al mejorar la cinética enzimática y la repolarización de las membranas celulares; además, produce una acción antiestrés y promueve una aceleración de todos los fenómenos reparadores con una clara acción biorigenerante, antiinflamatoria, antiedematosa, antialgica, sin efectos secundarios.  La magnetoterapia es una forma de fisioterapia que utiliza energía electromagnética y es un tratamiento efectivo, seguro y no invasivo. Los campos magnéticos interactúan con las células, favoreciendo la recuperación de las condiciones fisiológicas de equilibrio. Está indicado en casos en los que es necesario estimular la regeneración de los tejidos después de sucesos perjudiciales de diversos tipos.  Los campos electromagnéticos generados favorecen los resultados seguros sin el uso de ningún medicamento.

The benefits of Magnetotherapy:

Relieves pain: acts as a powerful analgesic

Stimulates cellular exchange

Improves oxygenation and nourishment of tissues

Reduces inflammation

Stimulates the reabsorption of edemas

Improves capillary flow

Regenerate cells without energy

The process of decreasing bone density slows down


The advantages of Magnetotherapy:

Helps to alleviate pain and inflammation without the use of drugs

It is a non-invasive and safe therapy

It has an analgesic action

It can be applied without contraindications in most diseases

Reduces the healing time of a fracture



Where Magnetotherapy works:

Bone system

Muscular system

Articular system

Nervous system

Circulatory system


The effects of Magnetotherapy can be classified as follows:

Anti-inflammatory action

Stimulating action of the endocrine system

Antiedematous action

Antalgic action

Textile repair

Anti-stress action



Magnetotherapy can produce

A healing effect

An analgesic effect

An aesthetic effect


Magnetotherapy is simple
Our equipment is very easy to use and can be used by any person in your home.
Our machines have many programs for different types of treatment: they can be used by the whole family as the selection of programs, duration and frequency are already set.
Furthermore, our devices are reliable and represent the result of more than 30 years of research in the sector: this is why we offer 6 years warranty.
Accessories for magnetotherapy
Our devices are equipped with one or two magnetic diffusers that are positioned above the area of ​​the body to be treated, using the low frequency for an immediate remedy against pain.
Those who want to make the most of the potential of our appliances, thus treating larger areas of the body, can use the bio-accessories using in this case the high frequency for a lasting remedy; for even better results, it is recommended to prefer the use of bio-accessories to magnetic diffusers, where possible.
Some historical mention on magnetotherapy
The oldest quotation of the magnet as a means of treatment appears on the Atharvaveda which contains the treatise on medicine and the art of healing.
Cleopatra, a woman of legendary beauty (69-30 BC), is said to carry a small magnet on her forehead to preserve her splendid graces.
The magnetic forces of nature were not the object of research until the beginning of the sixteenth century, when a Swiss alchemist and doctor P.A. Paracelo began to study and highlight the healing potential of the magnet; believed that any part of the body if exposed to magnetic force would be treated better and faster than any medicine.
Dr. Samuel Hanemann (1755-1843), the father of homeopathy, was fully convinced of the powers of the magnets and recommended their therapeutic use with these words: "a magnetic stick can cure quickly and forever more serious diseases for which it is an appropriate medicine if placed near the body for a very short time ".
Michael Faraday (1791-1867), who conducted fundamental research on electricity, was the first Europe to study the strength of the magnet, called the area of ​​its influence "magnetic field" and laid the foundations of biomagnetic and magneto-chemistry. establishing that everything is magnetic in one sense or another and is either attracted or rejected by a magnetic field.
In the mid-twentieth century, interest in magnetic healing rapidly increased in countries such as India, Russia, and Japan.
Only for a few decades have magnetic fields been used for therapeutic purposes both in public and private facilities.
Energizing magnetotherapy
Magnetic waves released by a positive magnetic field strengthen the body, accelerate biological processes and provide dynamic energy to cells; therefore it is particularly suitable in cases of muscle weakness and lacerations, bone and ligament fractures, sprains, in rehabilitative therapies, in tissue healing, etc.
Magnetotherapy as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory
The north pole or negative magnetic pole of the magnet is relaxing, stops processes harmful to the body and is therefore indicated to reduce or eliminate pain and inflammation.
Magnetotherapy as a specific therapy on internal organs
It is known that each organism generates its own magnetic field and is exposed to continuous stages of activity and rest, influenced by external stimuli that arrive through food, drink, emotions, environmental pollution and electromagnetism. For the maintenance of an optimal state of health it is necessary that these magnetic fields are in equilibrium, above all because any distortion in the constant magnetic field of an organ for a period of time can negatively affect the functionality of the same.
The first magnetic field with which our body must be in perfect equilibrium is the terrestrial magnetic field.
At the physiological level, magnetotherapy acts at the cellular level by repolarizing the cells and rebalancing the permeability of the cell membrane, ie the cell functions are improved following an increased use of oxygen. In fact, if parts of the body are approached to the sphere of action of the field, the magnetic lines of influence completely cross the parts in depth. In this way the ions inside the cell are influenced by the waves and the alteration of the potential electric flux of the cell that results improves the transformation of the oxygen.
As a result of increased vascularization, biological activity increases.
Efficacy of magnetotherapy
Magnetotherapy is effective because the low frequency magnetic fields interact with the cells, favoring the recovery of the physiological conditions of equilibrium.
They act on cell membranes making them more receptive. This leads to restore the proper membrane potential that is critical to ensuring nutrient supply within the cell.
At the level of organs and anatomical structures these effects translate into analgesia, reduction of inflammation, stimulation of the reabsorption of edemas.
In addition, low frequency magnetic fields have a particular effect of stimulating the migration of calcium ions into the bone tissue, which is able to induce the consolidation of bone mass and promote the repair of fractures.
With magnetotherapy there were striking results on:
- inflammatory disorders (arthritis, nurites, phlebitis, muscle strains, etc.);
- rheumatic diseases, in joint diseases such as arthrosis, tendonitis, epicondylitis, bursitis, periarthritis, cervicalgia, lumbago, myalgias, treatment of fractures both during and after plastering;
- joint disorders and recent traumas;
- repair of ulcers of all kinds: traumatic, decubitus, burns, venous, refractory to other therapies;
- in all the pathologies in which a greater micro vascularization and tissue regeneration is required, as in the case of autotransplants, consolidation of bony corns, etc .;
- cicatrization;
- infections;
- osteoporosis.
We know that biopolymers and cell membranes are practically tiny batteries whose voltage has been measured. More precisely, in healthy nerve cells, a potential difference of 90 millivolts is measured between the inner nucleus and the outer membrane, in other cells this voltage is around 70 millivolts. When these tiny batteries in our body are discharged, the body feels the consequences in the form of back pain. bones, joints, inflammatory processes, wounds that do not heal. When these cells get sick, due to an infection or trauma, or any other cause, they lose their energy reserve, that is they discharge, so a cell that from healthy should have a tension of 70 millivolts, sick it measures only 50-55 . If this voltage drops below 30 millivolts, necrosis occurs, that is, cell death. The purpose of magnet therapy is to recharge and regenerate cells without life force.
To explain how magnetotherapy works in practice, we can analyze as an example one of the most common pathologies, osteoporosis. This is a disease characterized by the progressive reduction of bone density (which becomes more porous) and by the reduction of the bone itself below the limit necessary for the performance of the support function exercised by them.
It is estimated that this disease affects 25-40% of women over 50 and 70% of women after age 70. It is however in progressive increase.
It is scientifically demonstrated that the use of Magnetotherapy slows down the process of decreasing bone density. In addition, by reactivating the cells responsible for calcium absorption, this therapy blocks the degenerative process and amplifies the effects of possible treatments based on calcium supplements.
In the instruction manuals of our devices, you can find the illustration for each area of ​​how to put the electromagnetic diffusers; it is generally recommended to apply them to the area affected by pain




 
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