POLD method for treating pain

Written by: Dr.Prof. Juan Vicente López Díaz
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The POLD method is a set of advanced techniques of physiotherapy scientific applied manually. His immediate goal is to relieve pain, but mostly and mainly solve that cause injuries.

The POLD method is characterized as a soft manual therapy

POLD method: what it is

It is to make an oscillatory movement, manually, in soft tissues (muscles, tendons, etc.) and joints of the affected area, and those others with which relates. This oscillation causes the tissues change their metabolism, relax muscles and joint mobility is released.

From that state, maneuvers are applied to realign the joint position and regenerate damaged areas and thus eliminate inflammation, pain and finally the injury that caused it is resolved.

In most cases, it takes between three and five sessions to solve the problem, depending on whether it is more or less old. In very few cases it is to reach the 10 sessions, even in the most complicated, such as herniated discs. When pains are chronic, such as fibromyalgia, the patient usually needs a maintenance session per month and that the effects and welfare are maintained.

The method POLD is not painful, as it is a soft manual therapy, ie not crackle or maneuvers are performed very painful. Even people with fibromyalgia feel pain when they receive it.

In addition, treatment is affordable, since few sessions and the price is not high.


Benefits POLD method

It has been shown that the method is effective solving POLD injuries:

  • Herniations and disc protrusions
  • Sciatica and lumbago
  • Grips and radioculopatías
  • muscular overload and contractures
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Arthrosis column and extremities
  • Limited mobility and stiffness
  • fibromyalgia

There are scientific research published in prestigious international journals, confirming the effectiveness of the method in injuries such as herniated discs, where most of the other techniques fail.

The scientific results of this method have been presented at numerous conferences worldwide. Currently taught in Spain and Latin America as graduate studies in some universities, it has the accreditation of the Ministry of Health as a special merit in the competitions for physiotherapist and is applied by physical therapists working with Olympic athletes in several countries and high-performance athletes.

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By Dr.Prof. Juan Vicente López Díaz
Physical therapy

Renowned physiotherapist, Mr. López Díaz is the author of POLD Method Manual therapy, which has been scientifically proven to be a very effective treatment for herniated discs with a successful resolution of the 88% of them physiotherapy. He is President of the Institute of Physical and POLD President Omphis Foundation. He has been awarded several times. In addition to teaching continuing education courses for physiotherapists in many countries and be a speaker at the most prestigious international congresses physiotherapy, works as lecturer at the School of Physiotherapy at the Universidad Internacional de Catalunya and universities in several countries in Latin America.

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