From the very beginning, our ancestors were able to foresee the changes of time due to the aggravation of the pain in their joints. Who has not heard the phrase «it’ll rain tomorrow because my knees are hurting»? And they were not very misguided because there are many scientific studies in the medical literature that […]
Musculoskeletal system and rheumatology
“Joints are designed to move, not to stand still,» says Dr. Freitag, but hitting the streets on heels or heavy bags as if there were no tomorrow, without proper preparation or stretching, or abusing of paddle sessions, for example, can have side effects as harmful as postures held for hours and hours in the office. […]
Clínica DKF and the OAFI Foundation have just signed a collaboration agreement to promote the prevention, treatment and improvement of the quality of life of people with osteoarthritis, encouraging patients and agents involved (patient associations around the world, medical and scientific societies, industry, research centres and public administrations) to work together to tackle this chronic […]
Shock waves serve as a treatment for recurrent or chronic ailments, such as the ones that occur when playing golf: tendinitis or golfer’s elbow. Shock waves dissolve calcium deposits and end inflammation.
Shockwave therapy broadens its applications based on scientific evidence from clinical trials and the recognition of its activity. Its biological mechanism is capable of recruiting mesenchymal progenitor cells to the treated part. Shockwave therapy has become established for pseudo-arthrosis, calcifying and chronic tendinopathies as well as plantar fasciitis. Shockwave therapy for venous, arterial and diabetic […]
Arthrotest is a genetic test performed on saliva to predict the evolution of knee arthritis. This diagnostic test provides the doctor with information on how the disease will progress in each patient, so that the treatment can be personalized and act on the arthrosis. Arthrotest is indicated for people with knee osteoarthritis in grades I […]