Analogic electrotherapy, Ionophoresis, utilizes unidirectional continuous current in order to transfer drugs to the ionic state, in such a way as to avoid injecting the medications themselves by needles.
This type of treatment is performed using a tool with two electrodes, one negative and the other positive, consisting of a special conductive gum through which the drug selected for therapy is administered.
It is a therapeutic system that can effectively support the absorption of the drug by the treated area.
Ionophoresis is indicated for painful affections affecting the skeletal and muscular apparatus resulting from:
-Low back pain
Circumscribing the therapeutic effect to the affected area.
It has been said that ionophoresis by electrotherapy is contraindicated for patients with:
-Metallic synthesis means
It is only advisable to apply this treatment if possible after analysis by the specialist and the physiotherapist, which will evaluate the best conditions for implementing ionophoresis in the treatment of algae, pain and tears.