Revista Cubana de Ortopedia y Traumatología
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3100
SOSA SALINAS, Ulises y RAMOS GONZALEZ, Consuelo V.. Terapéutica con imanes en afecciones del aparato locomotorMagnetotherapy in affections of the locomotor system. Rev Cubana Ortop Traumatol [online]. 2000, vol.14, n.1-2, pp. 26-31. ISSN 1561-3100.
The use of high potency magnets in the painful and inflammatory affections of the locomotor system is reported. The results obtained in 200 patients treated in the Clinic of Natural and Traditional Medicine of the Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Camagüey are analyzed. Only 6 patients had the same symptomatology during the 5 sessions of treatment. The rest improved considerably or had a total absence of the inital symptomatology. The magnets were obtained from unused electrical generators, given away Russian computers, bigloudspeakersetc. No intolerance or complications were observed on using this method.
Palabras llave : MEDICINE, TRADITIONAL; ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES; ELECTROMAGNETICS; MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES.