Tecar therapy increasingly used in Italy: what it is, what it is for and why to do it

Tecar therapy increasingly used in Italy: what it is, what it is for and why to do it
Tecar therapy increasingly used in Italy: what it is, what it is for and why to do it

More and more people rely on tecar therapy. Commonly known as Tecar (Resistive Capacitive Energy Transfer), it is an electromedical pain reliever and anti-inflammatory tool that works in diathermy. In addition to the results that are achieved, with Tecar the timing with which the beneficial effects are seen are important. Suffice it to say that excellent results are achieved after a cycle of 5 sessions.

Tecar, what is it for

Tecar is a valid therapy for drainage, pain reduction, increase in lymphatic transport, vasodilation and activation of electrocytes. Tecar therapy can be included in all therapeutic plans for the cure and treatment of pathologies related to the hands, shoulders, knees, spine, elbows, hip and effectively eliminate joint pain in sports patients and beyond.

Tecar, the pathologies treated

There are many pathologies that can be treated such as: tendinitis and tenosynovitis, neck pain, back pain, lumbago, lumbosciatica, muscle injuries, plantar fasciitis, arthrosis and arthritis and post trauma or post surgery edema.

Tecar, the equipment

It consists of an electrode that is applied to the area that hurts and a fixed plate (handpiece) that is positioned at the opposite end. In this way, “magnets of opposite poles” are generated where the handpiece is the positive pole and conveys energy to the damaged tissues.

Tecar therapy, who cannot use it

It is prohibited for people with pacemakers and pregnant women. As for the side effects, however, none in particular is expected except subjectively a minimum exacerbation of pain in the hours immediately following the therapy session.

Tecar therapy, when it was introduced in Italy

Tecar therapy was introduced in Italy in the second half of the nineties as an electromedical for the treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. Tecar in Italy has undergone the evolution that has brought it to current popularity. The success of this device has made it, in less than 10 years from its release on the market, the physical physiotherapy means: most prescribed by general practitioners, orthopedists and physiatrists;
more widespread in Italy and more used by physiotherapists.

Tecar in sports medicine

Tecar therapy has always had a great diffusion in the rehabilitation of the sports patient and this is due to the great versatility since it can be used in the treatment of acute trauma, as in chronic pathologies but also in the prevention of injuries and in pre-treatment treatments. competition.

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