Physiotherapy ( gr. Physis — nature; terapeia therapy) is an area of medicine, studying effects on the human body natural or artificially produced physical factors and use them for the purpose of preservation, restoration and health promotion.
Modern physical therapy has immense variety in its physical nature, physiological action and therapeutic applications.
Depending on the types and forms of energy used, there is a huge Arsenal of therapeutic physical factors and their corresponding methods: treatment by a constant electric current (iontophoresis, galvanization), pulse currents (electrosleep, TES-therapy, diadynamic therapy, amplipulse therapy, electrical stimulation, etc.), electric and magnetic fields (UHF, inductothermy, etc.), light therapy (infrared therapy, ultraviolet radiation, laser therapy, etc.), treatment with mechanical vibrations (ultrasound therapy and phonophoresis of medicinal, etc.), etc.
The main areas of physical medicine are curative, rehabilitative and preventive. Therapeutic physical factors are used mainly in subacute and chronic course of disease, and to a lesser extent in the acute stage of diseases of therapeutic and surgical profile. Today it is difficult to find a disease in which fizioterapevticheskie might not be applicable for the benefit of patients. Physiotherapy is also used extensively at all stages of rehabilitation. In patients with neurological and orthopedic surgery physical therapy is generally considered the primary means of medical rehabilitation. Fiziologicheskogo goal areas – health improvement and prevention of human diseases through the use of physiotherapeutic factors. Continue reading
Athlete’s foot is popularly known as the more famous word – fungus. This disease most often occurs on the legs. First, it is manifested by flaking between the toes with possible itching or burning, and from there moved to the nail, eventually destroying it.
The fungus can be obtained from the distributors of the virus (for example, public bath, swimming pool, etc.), and can also develop as a result of wearing unsuitable footwear, for permanent stay of the foot in a moist environment, to be a consequence of diabetes, and even just a sharp decline in immunity. As you can see, the victim of this insidious disease. And therefore it is necessary to know in advance than to encounter illness, not to give him the slightest chance to parasitize on our skin and nails.
First of all, should indicate that any ointments, creams, and lotions are applied on a steamed foot. Here are the recipes disinfectant baths for feet, designed to fight the fungus.
A decoction of celandine. Take 4 tbsp of grass celandine, pour 1.5 liters of water and boil for 3-5 minutes. When the broth has cooled slightly – lower back legs.
Help us to fight the fungus can act as salt and soda. Take 1 tbsp. spoon these ingredients and dissolve in warm water. Keep in this bath foot about 5-7 minutes.Then wash your feet with plain water. After these procedures, it is desirable to put on the socks soaked in wine vinegar. Continue reading
Cultivated cousin of amaranth, amaranth, was known in South America several thousand years ago. The ancient peoples valued it as gold, and he was not only the main grain crop, but a cult plant. In ancient Greece the amaranth served as the emblem of immortality.
Amaranth (Amaranthus) of the amaranth family, or never-fading flower, his second name was for the fact that really never fades: in the form of its dried inflorescences can stand all winter in a vase, for which it is also called “winter people”.
Amaranth is an extraordinary flower. Decorative form of this plant was introduced to Europe in 1596. In the mountainous areas of India and Nepal, amaranth seeds cooked a special dish, which was the only permissible food.
In our country the amaranth brought N. And.Vavilov. It was the upturned amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus), common or amaranth. Amaranth is known as a pernicious weed, on the one hand, and as one of the best forage crops, on the other. On the territory of Russia there are 15 species of amaranths.
There are about 90 species of amaranths, common in tropical and subtropical areas of America, Africa and Asia. Annuals, rarely perennial trojanstrasse with powerful, erect, branched, succulent stems up to 180 cm tall. Continue reading