Patch versatis osteochondrosis of the spine and nanoplastyri
The patch may be a good alternative to injections and pills that apply for the purposes of medical care for diseases of the musculoskeletal system. It is advisable to apply in combination with other therapies in the treatment of degenerative pathologies that cause muscle spasms and pain in the joints. Modern medical practice offers several types of plasters. Very effective pepper patch is considered to be osteochondrosis. Its healing effect is determined by the substances it contains, stage of disease, method of application.
If you use the wrong type of patch, the treatment may not have the desired effect or even cause complications. The patches are divided into the following types:
- painkillers and anti-inflammatory using medicine;
- restoring the joints after injury;
- of complex action.
Warming effect patches
The first type is popular in Russia pepper patch. Fruit extract Cayenne pepper and the leaves of belladonna is its main component. He’s annoying and warms the skin. Activating blood circulation improves tissue nutrition and relieves muscle spasm in the overlap area. Due to these effects capsicum plaster will help eliminate the pain without resorting to painkillers. Pain is removed due to distracting effect; no pain drugs, he does not.
Cervical osteochondrosis and pain symptoms of sciatica are often the reason of application of such plastic mass. But pain should be used only after ascertaining the causes of the disease. Sometimes warming up pinched nerves and joints affected by arthritis in the spine may lead to complications. Therefore, to apply a capsicum plaster from sciatica with lower back pain should be used with caution after consultation with your doctor.
It is advisable to glue the pepper patch is not a solid sheet, and small pieces that allows you to remove muscle spasms without excessive irritation. For example, cervical degenerative disc disease does not require a large area such Velcro for the entire cervical spine; enough to stick a small piece at the junction of the cervical and thoracic vertebrae. In the case of thoracic radiculitis to this point are added to the painful place in the area of the blades. Manifestations of lumbar sciatica can be weakened by placing a plastic mixture in the region of the lumbar spine.
There are less «burning» options warming patches, for example, Ketonal containing water, iron powder, salt and activated carbon. He’s a good distraction from the symptoms of osteoarthritis and is recommended for pain in the back and shoulders.
Such funds with the warming effect effectively relieve joint pain due to spasms and swelling. This type includes patches of degenerative disc disease using the heat reflected from the human body. Unlike percovich they do not have the irritants and do not cause complications.
Patches containing anti-inflammatory drug or analgesic
Examination of patches shows their great diversity in composition and principle of action. They can be composed of anti-inflammatory agents, analgesics, herbs, supplements. In this case, they don’t just irritate the area of application, and is inserted through the skin one or more medications. The most common patches, which are well studied, are cases that contain a single active drug acting specifically on the element of pain.
Joint pains are often caused by inflammatory reactions. As an anti-inflammatory medication most often used diclofenac: this substance affects the main sources of inflammation and reduces vascular permeability.
Diclofenac inhibits the production of prostaglandin, irritating pain receptors. Related to this is the reduction of pain when applied anti-inflammatory patches that do not contain analgesics.
Such means anti-inflammatory effect include, for example, voltaren, diclofenac-ratiofarm, Ketoprofen. They are used for back pain caused by degenerative-dystrophic diseases of the spine (cervical osteochondrosis, symptoms of sciatica, lumbago), sore joints (arthritis), for injuries of the muscles, swelling in the joints. They should be used in cases of acute inflammatory reactions. Their prolonged use is fraught with problems with the stomach and liver, and negatively affect the work of the kidneys.
In such tools with the anesthetic effect of the added substances, which act on the receptors of nerve cells. They are effective for acute pain in the spine, muscles, joints. As the anesthetic agent lidocaine is often used, because it is poorly diffuses through the tissues of the body, exerting a local effect.
Versatis — patch, which contains lidocaine with a concentration of 5%. Penetrating the skin, this substance blocks the sodium channels in the receptors of nerve cells. In the end, they lose the ability to transmit signals.
The patch detects versatis particularly effective in the case of chronic diseases of joints and muscles (myositis). Analgesia using versatis occurs not instantly, and only half an hour after applying. But when the plastic mass has been removed, the effect of anesthesia may last for days.
Versatis effective if the pain is localized in the surface layers. If the nerve endings are located deep, the patch will not have analgesic actions. Restricted diffusion has a positive meaning: its substance is not have a systemic effect on the entire body and influence locally (only on the painful part).
Versatis has some features of the application:
So, before you abandon the use of this treatment due to its ineffectiveness or side effects, it is advisable to take into account the peculiarities of its use.
It must be remembered that pain relief only relieves the symptom of a pathology, and versatis is not a panacea for the diseases of joints and muscles. To cure, for example, cervical osteochondrosis, it is not enough just to block the pain. Advantage versatis is combined with the use of other drugs that restore the musculoskeletal system.
Compatibility with other products due to the fact that lidocaine is poorly absorbed and has no systemic effects on the body. This medicine of local action.
Bright representatives of this type are Chinese patches, which reflect the experience of alternative medicine. These patches are applied when concerned about back pain (e.g. disc displacement in the spine, weakness of waist muscles), pain in the upper part of the spine (cervical osteochondrosis). Known cases of the victory of the Chinese band-aid over such pathologies as cervical degenerative disc disease, the symptoms of sciatica and hernias, joint pain, and muscle spasms.
The effect is achieved through a complex action: irritant, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory, restorative. For example, the Chinese patch that contains ginseng, touted as a remedy for osteoarthritis. Indeed, ginseng is a good provider of vitamins and minerals that are important for food joints that have undergone degenerative changes. But usually Chinese patches contain some active ingredients of plant and animal origin, which causes a variety of effects. Thus, the plastic mass contains not only herbs, but also beeswax, apply from osteoarthritis more effectively than simply ginseng drug.
Chinese patches are distributed mainly via Internet shops. To assess their impact before the purchase, studying the reviews, but don’t forget that reviews can be just part of an advertising campaign.
To type patches with a complex action is nanoplastyri. It has a double action: anti-inflammatory and analgesic. Nanoplastyri in its composition contains additives of medicinal plants and the hydrogel, which facilitates the transportation of drugs.
Due to the additional transporting substances through nanoplastyri from sciatica you can get a quick effect, therefore, this dosage form is gaining popularity with cramps and injuries.
They are composed of substances necessary for restoring cartilage tissue, in particular, vitamins, chondroitin. Usually they do not contain painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs: these patches are another problem.
If warming and anti-inflammatory patches are usually used only during the pain, rejuvenating — for a long time even in the absence of pain. Patches are applied when the intention is to cure, for example, cervical osteochondrosis or osteoarthritis, even if the pain in the back and joints do not cause much concern. In some cases they allow you to stop the development of degenerative-dystrophic diseases of the spine, restore the elasticity of the joints.
The selection of patches for the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system is very wide. Therefore, to achieve the desired effect it is advisable to consult with a specialist.