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Therapeutic Methods in SRC "Staykov and Family"

Therapeutic Methods in SRC "Staykov and Family"

Therapeutic Methods

Methods applied for treatment have been focused on:

1. Prevention - using natural (climatic factors, solar radiation, water, movement, etc), and pre-formed physical factors.

2. Diagnostics – suing pre-formed physical factors, instrumental and manual methods and tests.

3. Therapy – through a selection of appropriate natural and/or and pre-formed physical factors, individual or in combination with pharmacological and etc. means of medical practice depending on the type and stage of the main disorder and/or any concomitant disorders.

4. Medical rehabilitation – to achieve maximum functional capability and successful re-socialization of individual in inferior health condition who are prone to disablement

5. Complete psychosomatic recreation and/or stabilization of patients

These methods achieve analgesic and antiedemic effect, normalized trophic and metabolic processes in the body, increased adaptive capacity and body resistance to diseases.

Therapeutic Procedures:

1. DC (galvanic) electrotherapy and DC low frequency electrotherapy:

1.1. Electro stimulation of neuromuscular system with low frequency current;

1.2. Treatment with sinusoidal modulation current –electrophoresis;

1.3. Interference therapy;

1.4. Vacuum massage;

1.5. Low intensity pulse magnetic field;

1.6. Ultrasonic therapy (phonophoresis);

1.7. High frequency electrotherapy

2. Light treatment:

2.1. Ultraviolet irradiation (UV) with a quartz lamp;

2.2. Infrared and visible light spectrum treatment

2.3. Color therapy

3. Inhalation (aerosol) treatment

4. Kinesitherapy

Active, passive, assisted, suspension type and pooly therapy, reflexive, analytical, healing massage – classic and specialized: relaxing, stimulating (energizing), preventive, draining - preventive or healing, lymph drainage, assisted kinesitherapy, respiratory drills, etc. Healing massage has positive effects on disorders and results in normalization of pathologically changed functions and helps improve the overall healing of immune system.

5. Thermal treatment:

5.1. Thermal treatment - using peloids or lye as local /general applications;

5.2. Cryotherapy;

5.3. Sauna;

6. Hydrotherapy

Capabilities for submerged massage, air pearl and eddy massage, jet and vortex massage, combined application of thermal and mechanical procedures, with high therapeutic, calming and relaxing effect; Charcot shower;

The clinic applies therapeutic regimens in the case of socially significant disorders:

• Cardiovascular diseases and post surgery conditions;

• Neurological diseases:

- Motor neuron disease;

- Peripheral motor neuron disease;

• Orthopedic and traumatology conditions;

Clinic paths supported by the medical facility via an agreement with the National Health Fund for inpatient medical aid:

1. No.236 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation for primary muscular disorders and spinal muscle atrophy.

2. No.237 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation of CNS diseases.

3. No.238 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation following myocardial infarction.

4. No.239 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation following cardiac surgery.

5. No.240 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation, cerebral palsy.

6. No.241 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation, peripheral nerve system.

7. No.242 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation, inherited CNS trauma.

8. No.243 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation, inherited peripheral nerve system trauma.

9. No.244 - Physical therapy and rehabilitation, diseases of with musculoskeletal system.

Groups of diseases indicated for treatment at SRC “Staykov and family” EOOD subject to an agreement for prevention and rehabilitation and unlimited acceptance of patients

Diseases of musculoskeletal system:

• rheumatoid arthritis;

• rheumatoid bursitis;

• inflammatory or reactive polyartropathy

• coxarthrosis;

• gonarthrosis

• ankylosing spondylitis, spondylosis and inflammatory spondilopathies;

• injury of intervertebral discs in all spine sections;

• traumatic effects (fracture, dislocation, sprain and strain) of upper and lower extremities;

• traumatic effects , muscles and sinews of upper and lower extremities;

• condition following ankle aloplasty,insertion of orthopedic implants for joints and artificial limb;

• polyarthrosis;

• crystalloid arthropathies and etc specific arthropathies - due to gout, psoriasis, etc.

• contractures of joints;

• congenital malformations and deformations of the musculoskeletal system - dislocation and subluxation of the hip deformities of the chest and spine.

Disorders of the peripheral nervous system:

• diabetic polyneuropathy - in insulin and non-insulin dependent type of diabetes;

• hereditary, idiopathic, drug dependent and inflammatory neuropathies;

• trigeminal neuralgia;

• injury of nerve root and plexus - cervical, brachial, lumbar, thoracic roots;

• injury of lumbosacral plexus;

• mononeuropathies of lower limb - injury of femoral, sciatic, peroneal and tibial nerves;

• mononeuropathies of upper limb - carpal tunnel syndrome, damage to the median, ulnar nerve and radial nerve ;

• multiple polyneuritis;

• effect of traumas on upper and lower limbs;

• other types of neuritis and parenthesis

Cardiovascular Diseases:

• Hypertonic disease and resultant complications;

• Ischemic heart disease - stable angina pectoris;

• condition following myocardial infarction - subacute and chronic stages;

• condition after heart surgery.

Disorders of the central nervous system:

• Parkinson's disease;

• multiple sclerosis;

• flaccid and spastic hemiplegia of the upper and lower limbs;

• para-and quadriplegia;

• monoplegia upper and lower limbs;

• effects of cerebrovascular disease - condition following intracerebral hemorrhage; state after hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke;

• effects of head and spinal cord injuries;

• cerebral palsy;

• state after surgical treatment of tumors of the brain and spinal cord.

Contraindications for treatment in the clinic

• All diseases in acute stage and acute infectious diseases prior to expiry of quarantine period; febrile condition;active /acute inflammatory process;

• oncological surgery in the latest 2 years;

• frequent incidence of bleeding from gastric and duodenal ulcers – earliest treatment 8 weeks following bleeding event;

• pregnancy and lactation;

• diseases of the cardiovascular system with concomitant cardiac decompensation ІІІ–ІV degree as per NYHA,permanent edema, enlarged liver;

• acute myocardial infarction;

• unstable angina pectoris, during month 1 following diagnosis;

• carcinoma with high metastasis potential;

• active tuberculosis ;

• decompensation of nephropathies and hydronephroses;

• phlebothrombosis or active thrombophlebitis ;

• mental disorders in the acute phase;

• Hypersensititvity to certain medication solutions or any physical factors (electricity, lye, peloids, etc.)

• nevi with an uneven surface or a large affect area;

• heart implants pacemaker;

• toxic vascular diseases.

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