CLINICAL-STATISTICAL STUDY ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ULTRASOUND COMBINED WITH LASER IN OUTPATIENT TREATMENT
Elisabeta Antonescu, Sinziana Calina Silisteanu
Pages: 691-697 Published: 2 Jun 2014
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Abstract: This paper summarizes the results of a study conducted in order to determine the benefit of combined laser and ultrasound treatment applied in patients undergoing ambulatory rehabilitation treatment within Fiziomed Recovery Practice in Botosani. There have been evaluated patients aged 20-80 years old, who received rehabilitation treatment within this private practice between April 2009-May 2012. A number of 386 patients with post-traumatic disorders and other myofascial tissue disorders have been taken into study. The objectives of the complex rehabilitation programme are: restoring and preserving the main myo-arthropod-kinetic parameters, reducing pain syndrome, in order to increase patients’ quality of life.
Keywords: pain, joint stiffness, laser, ultrasound, study