Agente: Iontophoresis

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The role of physical agents in modulating pain.

Fedorczyk J

This article presents a review of the literature on the use of physical agents in modulating pain associated the hand and upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions. The physical agents presented include superficial heating agents, cryotherapy, ultrasound, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. There has been increased interest in modes of transdermal drug...

PMID: 9188030

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[Therapy of hyperhidrosis with tap water iontophoresis. Positive effect on healing time and lack of recurrence in hand-foot eczema].

Wollina U, Uhlemann C, Elstermann D, Köber L, Barta U

Hyperhidrosis is due to an overfunction of eccrine glands (triggered by the autonomous nervous system) and may be a cofactor for palmoplantar eczema (dermatitis). Tapwater iontophoresis was used in 54 patients with hyperhidrosis manuum et pedum. After 10 applications directed by the dermatologist, 89% of patients noted an improvement in...

PMID: 9551332

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Transdermal approaches to pain in sports injury management.

Bolin DJ

There is much lore about training room treatments for common overuse and traumatic musculoskeletal injuries. This review looks at the evidence behind many of the common transdermal treatments that are purported to reduce pain and inflammation and improve function. These include cryotherapy, laser treatments, electrical stimulation, ultrasound and phonophoresis, extracorporeal...

PMID: 14583158

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Treatment of tendinopathy: what works, what does not, and what is on the horizon.

Andres BM, Murrell GA

Tendinopathy is a broad term encompassing painful conditions occurring in and around tendons in response to overuse. Recent basic science research suggests little or no inflammation is present in these conditions. Thus, traditional treatment modalities aimed at controlling inflammation such as corticosteroid injections and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medications (NSAIDS) may not...

PMID: 18446422

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Management of chronic tendon injuries.

Childress MA, Beutler A

Chronic tendon injuries present unique management challenges. The assumption that these injuries result from ongoing inflammation has caused physicians to rely on treatments demonstrated to be ineffective in the long term. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be limited in the treatment of these injuries. Corticosteroid injections should be considered for temporizing...

PMID: 23547590

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Subacromial impingement syndrome–effectiveness of physiotherapy and manual therapy.

Gebremariam L, Hay EM, van der Sande R, Rinkel WD, Koes BW, Huisstede BM

The subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) includes the rotator cuff syndrome, tendonitis and bursitis of the shoulder. Treatment includes surgical and non-surgical modalities. Non-surgical treatment is used to reduce pain, to decrease the subacromial inflammation, to heal the compromised rotator cuff and to restore satisfactory function of the shoulder. To select...

PMID: 24217037

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Transdermal iontophoretic delivery of celecoxib from gel formulation.

Tavakoli N, Minaiyan M, Heshmatipour M, Musavinasab R

Celecoxib is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, joint inflammation and sport injuries. Long term administration of the drug results in such complications as gastrointestinaland renal disturbances and cardio-vascular complications. The main objective of the present study was to investigate the feasibility of delivering celecoxib incorporated...

PMID: 26752990

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