Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease and often affects the knees, hips, back and joints of the hands, elbows and shoulders. Its main symptom is pain, which causes both physical and psychological limitations to the person who has it.
The Institut Català d'Ozonoteràpia in the Chiron Hospital of Barcelona practiced for years and with good results intraarticular ozone puncture for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Some time ago a medical article published on the efficacy of ozone therapy in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee in the Journal of the Spanish Society of Pain and downloadable entering the website Institut Català d'Ozonoterapia. Decreased pain is perceived from the first sessions, and an average of five is required to obtain significant improvement.
Pain in the knee
Osteoarthritis is a chronic, progressive disease that may end up specifying the placement of knee unaprótesis. The person feels pain when rising from a chair and start walking or climbing stairs, which also creates a feeling of instability. It may hurt to bend the knee and sometimes even being in bed the pain can awaken the patient. Browse through cases, intraarticular ozone injection achieves an improvement in walking, with less pain and a progressive decrease in the need for analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs, which in some cases avoids surgery.
In addition, it is an outpatient technique without side effects and uncomplicated. They can be people of any age, even diabéticosypersonas with high blood pressure.
Ozone therapy can also help reduce symptoms in cases of hip osteoarthritis. Hip osteoarthritis can be initiated conundolor in the groin that gradually increases, worsening the andarymejorando with rest. It can cause lameness and pain when walking can go ahead of muslohasta the knee, which is sometimes confused with a knee problem. As in the case of knee osteoarthritis treatment is carried out in consultation and has no contraindications or side effects.
Backache and ozone therapy
Lumbago or back pain is very common at any age. It is sometimes so intense that forces continuously take drugs, some of which can increase blood pressure in hypertensive patients and can cause kidney injury inthe. Realizamediante treatment injections in the paravertebral muscles, inmany cases loque gets an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect that promotes patient mobility and allows you to resume activities had to leave because of the pain.
Often the pain in the hands, codosyhombros are cause for major limitation and can improve by infiltrations in the affected joints, reducing pain intensity and achieving better mobility, and thus, provide better quality of life to the person who suffers.