Ozone therapy for pain

Ozone pain

Written by: Dra. Gloria Rovira Dupláa
Published: | Updated: 15/08/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

it is very likely that you or someone you know has arthritis. Although osteoarthritis is a disease“& rdquo ;, chronic medically we can do much to slow its evolution and especially to reduce your symptoms

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Ozone relieves knee pain

Knee osteoarthritis is a disease that leads to poorer quality of life by the physical limitations that produces. There are many people who come to our clinic for knee pain prevents them from walking. Often the pain occurs when you change positions, especially at the start walking after spending time sitting. Sometimes there may be an episode of more pain with swollen or inflamed and warmer knee.

¿What affects osteoarthritis

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The Age. With age increases the risk of osteoarthritis, but this pathology also can occur relatively early in the case of elite athletes or people who practice a lot of sport. Running or jumping can accelerate the appearance of knee osteoarthritis. Also present more often or more early stage knee osteoarthritis overweight people and those to be standing for many hours a day.

Very often, bad weather, some people complain of knee pain without know the relationship that may exist between the meteorological situation and pain.

Symptoms

The most characteristic symptom of osteoarthritis is pain. The pain appears at first to rise from a chair and start walking and also to descend or climb stairs. As the disease progresses, the pain increases noting sometimes the patient a sense of rigidity and stiffness giving the feeling that you need“hot” to walk. There are patients who report feeling of insecurity. Pain in the back of the knee often accompanies osteoarthritis.

Ozone therapy and osteoarthritis

Ozone is a derivative of oxygen gas with significant analgesic and antiinflammatory properties. It does not cause any discomfort when administered in the joint. The effect appears to be performing as infiltration. The average number of sessions required and usually 5 are usually carried out once a week.

Your application has no side effects or contraindications, so this form of treatment can be performed in patients of any age, even in hypertensive and diabetic. The goal of treatment is to decrease pain, increase mobility and progressive decrease in the need for analgesics and anti-inflammatories to prevent long-term damage that can cause these drugs on patient health. In very advanced cases of osteoarthritis, can improve the quality of life in patients who are unwilling or unable to undergo a surgery for knee prosthesis placement.

Hip hands and shoulder

Other joints often treated with ozone are the hip, hands and shoulders. For shoulders, to not comb or reach a shelf difficult every day for many people who need help to suaseo staff or to hang clothes in the closet.

Treatment by Ozone produces a significant decrease in pain, improved mobility and a decrease in the need for analgesics and anti-inflammatories, thereby achieving significant quality of life of patients improvement.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Gloria Rovira Dupláa
Ozone Therapy

Ozonoterapia expert with over 25 years of experience. Dr. Rovira is the founder and head of the Unit Ozonoterapia the Catalan Institute D'ozone therapy and ozone therapy unit Quirón Barcelona Hospital. Lecturer in numerous courses for medical personnel. He has presented more than 50 papers in national and international medical congresses. He is a member of numerous prestigious societies specialty.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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