Radioelectric asymmetric stimulation of tissues as treatment for post-traumatic injury symptoms
Vania Fontani1, Alessandro Castagna1, Piero Mannu1, Salvatore Rinaldi1,2
1Rinaldi Fontani Institute, Department of Neuro Psycho Physio Pathology, 2Medical School of Occupational Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Background: For the past few years, treatment of contusions and associated symptoms, such as bruising, pain, and loss of function, has involved instrument-based therapies, ie, lasers, electromagnetic fields, and electrical stimulation. In this study, tissue optimization (TO) sessions were applied using a radioelectric asymmetric conveyor (REAC) for the treatment of contusions and associated symptoms.
Methods: Six subjects were treated with 12–18 sessions of REAC-TO applied to a traumatized anatomical area.
Results: In all cases, REAC-TO sessions were found to be effective for the treatment of post-traumatic injuries involving hematomas, hemorrhagic suffusion, and loss of function. In addition, REAC-TO treatments represented a rapid-acting analgesic associated with antiedematous, anti-inflammatory, and regenerative effects. These findings are consistent with the results of previous studies, and confirm the capacity of REAC-TO to provide almost immediate recovery of function in traumatized areas.
Conclusion: As previously demonstrated in vitro, REAC-TO is able to promote regeneration and repair processes in the human body. For six subjects experiencing local trauma, REAC-TO was effective in speeding the healing time of contusion symptoms and providing recovery of function.
Keywords: radioelectric asymmetric therapy, joint injury, muscle injury, pain, stiffness, hematoma
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