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Magnetoledtherapy in the treatment of wounds after surgical procedures of the knee joint

Authors Pasek J, Pasek T, Sieroń A

Received 22 March 2014

Accepted for publication 8 May 2014

Published 2 September 2014 Volume 2014:10 Pages 717—720

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S64644

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Jaroslaw Pasek,1 Tomasz Pasek,2 Aleksander Sieroń1

1Clinical Ward of Internal Diseases, Angiology, and Physical Medicine, Centre of Diagnostics and Laser Therapy in Bytom, Silesian Medical University, Katowice, Poland; 2Rehabilitation Unit, St Barbara Provincial Specialist Hospital No 5, Sosnowiec, Poland

Abstract: The intense development of methods of physical medicine has been noted recently. The new methods are treatment methods, which in many cases allow a reduction of treatment time and positively influence the quality of life of patients undergoing treatment. This applies to illnesses and injuries of the locomotor system and diseases affecting soft tissues, as well as chronic wounds. This article discusses the positive results of the treatment of a 63-year-old woman with a persisting chronic wound of her right lower extremity after knee joint endoprosthesis surgery. The physical medicine method applied, in the form of magnetoledtherapy, contributed to complete wound healing and alleviation of pain suffered, as well as improvement of the quality of life of the treated patient.

Keywords: magnetoledtherapy, physical medicine, chronic wounds, tissue regeneration

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