Contraindications to magnetotherapy

When magnetotherapy must not be used and when it may be used only with certain restrictions.

Absolute contraindications of magnetotherapy

  • When using sensitive medical electronic devices such as a pacemaker, operated defibrillator, endocochlear implant (in the head, neck and upper torso)
  • In pregnancy
  • In case of bleeding of any origin. The magnetic field increases the blood supply to the tissues and thus the bleeding could increase in some cases
  • For pain of unknown origin

 

Relative contraindications of magnetotherapy

  • In case of hyperfunction of endocrine glands (increased function) we do not apply in their locality
  • In people diagnosed with a tumor and after cancer surgery or treatment with chemotherapy or radiotherapy, the application is at the discretion of the physician.
  • In infectious diseases during temperatures above 38 ° C
  • Active tuberculosis – at the discretion of the doctor
  • For paroxysmal neurological diseases such as epilepsy, etc., we do not apply to the head area, only on the recommendation of a neurologist
  • In severe fungal diseases
  • Combination with radiotherapy is not recommended.

If you have any questions about the use of pulsed magnetotherapy, consult a healthcare professional.