Epiduroplasty

What is an epiduroplasty? An epiduroplasty or epiduroscopy consists mainly of inserting a special catheter into the spinal column while monitoring its progress in real time thanks to X-ray vision. It is a relatively new technique that is quite effective in treating chronic low back pain without the need for anesthesia. It is a technique … Read more

Periodontics

What is Periodontics? Periodontics is the branch of dentistry that treats diseases of the gums and the bone supporting the teeth. Gum diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis are among the most common causes of tooth loss, and their control is fundamental. Why is it performed? The most common diseases treated by periodontics are gingivitis … Read more

Cryotherapy

What is cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is a treatment indicated to eliminate certain superficial skin lesions. It is a method used to freeze the tissue in order to destroy it. It is not a painful treatment, but it produces a stinging and burning sensation, so it may sometimes require the administration of local anesthesia when applied to … Read more

Transcutaneous Stimulation (TENS)

What is transcutaneous stimulation? Transcutaneous stimulation (TENS) consists mainly in a stimulation of the skin from the application of electric current provided by a portable external generator. This stimulator manages, by means of cutaneous electrodes, to emit high frequency impulses at low intensities or vice versa to the surface of the skin where there is … Read more

Acupuncture

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a medical health technology developed thousands of years ago within the theoretical basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine and updated today thanks to the western scientific advancement of evidence-based medicine. Today, scientific research has been unraveling the old concepts of energy pathways and meridians, providing the basis of the physiological mechanisms … Read more

Biofeedback

What is Biofeedback? Biofeedback is a treatment that consists of the use of a system of sensors that allow the patient to monitor in real time different physiological parameters that provide information about the work of his organism. This treatment creates a feedback loop with which the person achieves optimal levels of control such as … Read more

Diabetic Neuropathy (diabetic pain)

What is diabetic neuropathy? Diabetic neuropathy is the result of the action of diabetic disease on nerve fibers. It involves increasing loss of sensation accompanied by physical fatigue. This is due to the fact that the disease affects multiple nerves at the same time, starting from the feet to the legs and reaching the hands … Read more

Sympathetic Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

What is reflex sympathetic dystrophy? Reflex sympathetic dystrophy or RSD is a disease that involves a disruption in the sympathetic nervous system. In this case, it is a picture of intense and chronic pain, lasting more than six months, with stiffness and color changes in the skin tone in the affected areas. The nerves affected … Read more

Neurostimulation of the spinal cord

What is spinal cord neurostimulation? Spinal cord neurostimulation, also known as posterior cord stimulation, consists of the surgical implantation of one or more electrodes in the epidural space or in peripheral nerves in order to send electrical impulses that inhibit painful impulses from the spinal cord. This surgery is recommended for patients suffering from chronic … Read more

Joint infiltrations

What are joint infiltrations? An infiltration is an injection consisting of a puncture in a joint or in the periarticular soft tissue that is affected by inflammation. Correctly prescribed infiltrations can be an excellent solution for problems such as bursitis or tendonitis or for physical discomfort that prevents you from going about your daily life … Read more