The apparatus for magnetic use, as the source of the magnetic field, a solenoid electric current flows. The application of magnetic fields cause biological effects in the body of considerable importance; anti-inflammatory action, anti-edema and a stimulating tissue repair.
That is why the magnetotherapy is exploited with considerable success in combating all those pathologies, where the use of endogenous thermotherapy is not possible (bearers of synthesis means or metallic prostheses of old design).
Directions: fresh fractures and delayed union, nonunion, osteoporosis and Alzheimer's Sudeck, arthropathies of inflammatory and degenerative.
Contraindications: carriers of pacemakers, pregnancy.