Physiotherapy (from the Greek. physis — nature+ therapeia — treatment) is a specialized area of clinical medicine that studies the physiological and therapeutic action of natural and artificially created physical factors on the human body.
Why physical therapy helps:
Physical therapy is often an important supportive element in the treatment of various acute and chronic diseases. Physiotherapy treatments are easy to use, have almost no side effects, is indispensable in the period of rehabilitation, recovery from various diseases. Today in therapeutic and prophylactic purposes actively use the energy of electric current of different frequencies, magnetic fields, light, ultrasound, etc.
Any physical factor is a complex stimulus that evokes in the organism a complicated adaptation reaction, therefore, can affect the pathogenetic links of the disease and its core symptoms (pain, inflammation, etc.).
For example, the use of permanent continuous electric current of low voltage and small force with the purpose of treatment (galvanization) causes in the tissues of specific local biophysical processes that, in turn, changes the excitability of nerves and muscles, stimulates the regulatory function of the nervous system, reduces pain and tactile sensitivity, expands the small blood vessels. Thisway, this physiotherapeutic effect provides anti-inflammatory, analgesic, resolving actions. This example demonstrates that the physical impact on tissues and organs in its effect may approach other treatments, however, should not be considered physical impact, as an alternative to medical or surgical treatment – physiotherapy is used in a complex additional method of treatment! Continue reading
The benefits and harms of pumpkin seeds is analysed by scholars for a long time. The product is recommended for use to children, but it really need to apply?
In folk medicine, the seeds were used to treat men’s and women’s diseases since the 17th century. They have a positive impact on the functioning of the prostate and reproductive system.
Homeland of the plant is Latin America, where seeds were first used in cooking. Thus, in practice, have been tested useful properties of the product in the treatment of intestinal diseases, liver and kidney.
Pumpkin seeds for good health
Pumpkin seeds are used to strengthen the immune system. They contain minerals, vitamins and trace elements also some rare acid that can destroy cancer cells.
As a result of clinical studies of pathogenic properties of the product were found, therefore it is considered that it has no contraindications for use. Nevertheless, harm pumpkin health, there is, what shall we talk about a few below.
Use pumpkins to normalize blood pressure with 18th-century people are used to it, stradajosie hypertension. In its composition contains substances that are capable of tone the vascular wall and, thus, to treat high blood pressure. However, when the disease should be perfectly matched to the dose of the product, which won’t be too hard to drop blood pressure. Continue reading
Today I would like to tell you about those features of the German healthcare, which often raise questions and surprise among foreign patients. Very often this is not due to the quality of medical services, but with the difference of the mentality in German and Russian-speaking patients. German physician, respectively, carries out his consultations and treatment based on the experience with the German patients.
Before coming to Germany many of our fellow citizens have persistent misconception that having sent all medical reports and images studies, they will be able to receive a detailed reply from the Professor about the treatment, and in case surgery and step-by-step story about the technique of surgery. None experienced – and not only German, but also Russian – the doctor must not tell the patient about the treatment, not looking at him. Image and avtoritety, folding over the years, can be in an instant destroyed the inadequate story about the treatment of excluding the data of objective examination of the patient, i.e. without his direct examination by a doctor. Some managers in companies for the provision of treatment, going with the persistent, patient, detail paint therapeutic methods by copying them from articles posted on popular medical sites. Subsequently, it often causes scandals when the proposal for treatment in a German clinic after the patient’s arrival in Germany is different than what was described previously. Continue reading