Physiotherapy is a branch of medicine studying medical properties of physical factors and develops methods of their use for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes.
In the physiotherapy SPb SBHCI HPC number 4 provides the following physiotherapeutic methods:
Light therapy or Phototherapy (from the Greek. “Photos”-light and”therapy”-treatment) – the use for therapeutic purposes artificially produced infrared energy optical region of the spectrum. Bactericidal properties of UV radiation are used in dermatology for the treatment of pustular skin diseases, infected wounds, psoriasis etc.
Contraindications: malignant neoplasms, inclination to bleeding, systemic blood diseases, active tuberculosis, hyperthyroidism, peptic ulcer, essential hypertension II and III stages.
Light therapy device in the BIOPTRON light has biostimulative effects: when exposed to the skin, there is stimulation of light sensitive cellular structures. Used in pyoderma, herpes zoster, nonhealing wounds, inflammatory infiltrates, microbial eczema. Continue reading