Ozone therapy – a method to help 75% of patients with disc hernia
Ozone therapy for herniated disk is a good alternative treatment. Many patients do not realize that this degenerative change is amenable to non-surgical treatment, and therefore are afraid to seek help. This attitude to the disease often results in disability – first temporary and then full. To understand what the treatment can and should be, let us look at all aspects of this practice.
What is ozone therapy?
Ozone therapy is a technique, which is based on the production rate of injection of ozone into the paravertebral muscle area and in the region of the intervertebral disc. Ozone reduces the size of the hernia, provoke the production of antioxidants, and they, in turn, neutralize toxins, which are formed by the rupture of nucleus pulposus. In addition, ozone has an analgesic effect that will reduce painful muscle contraction in the paravertebral muscles.
When turning to ozone therapy?
This treatment can be applied to all patients with a herniated disc. As the first line of treatment in these cases is the removal of pain, first of all, are appointed by painkillers. Only when these medications do not help, comes to this method.
contraindications for the procedure
unfortunately, for older people who have impaired motor functions, and osteoarthritis, the procedure is contraindicated. There are other contraindications:
- Cancer of the blood;
- Fever (high temperature)
- Intolerance to ozone;
- blood clotting disorder;
- Children under 6 years.
If in this list there is nothing that concerns you, feel free to contact the clinic for carrying out ozone therapy.
How effective is the treatment?
Statistics claim that three-quarters of all patients are cured with this remedy. It does not have side effects, so the part of patients that did not achieve the desired result, may seek surgical intervention.
Why ozone is better than other treatments?
The advantages of the procedure are as follows:
- Chemical drugs not being used;
- minimally Invasive procedures
- High efficiency
- No side effects.
Ozone has been successfully used not only for treatment of a hernia of the spine, but also in beauty clinics, as well as for the treatment of various diseases (venereal, infectious, dermatological and neuropathic). Such a wide range of exposure does not doubt that ozone therapy is a great tool with which to be reckoned. This is a good alternative to surgical intervention.
How often is it performed?
The Number of sessions is selected depending on the patient's condition. The optimal length of the course, with hernia of the spine – 6-8 sessions (one in 1 or 2 days). In severe cases, a course is assigned again in six months.