“Working both in the NHS and private practice I have been using the HIVAMAT® 200 200 along side MLD with my oncology patients for the last 18 months to great benefit..
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DEEP OSCILLATION® Therapy with Patient Undergoing Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy
“Working both in the NHS and private practice I have been using the HIVAMAT® 200 200 along side MLD with my oncology patients for the last 18 months to great benefit. Their initial reaction is often ‘how does this work?’ and ‘is it going to hurt?’ The actual results are that the patients really like the ‘buzz sensation’ therefore helping to relax them at what is a stressful time and essentially receiving the true benefits of excellent longer lasting results on their oedema. During radiotherapy the lymph nodes and skin are often affected resulting in skin damage to varying degrees and the nodes losing their function. This very gentle combination of MLD and HIVAMAT® 200 treatment appears to help the healing process as well as reducing their oedema. Also with chemotherapy patients, depending on how they are coping and the regime they are being given, I have found it to be just as beneficial in being effective for oedema and very much appreciated especially when there is neuropathy as a side effect of the chemo. I have found that the combination of MLD and HIVAMAT® 200 has reduced limb volume, softened fibrotic tissue and have also had reports from patients stating their hair and nails are stronger”
ITEC Dip, IIHHT Dip, MPACT, MITCH, CLT, PLT, SRT MLD UK Foldi MLD DLT Practitioner and Lymphoedema Therapist
More Information about DEEP OSCILLATION®
The HIVAMAT® 200 used, where appropriate, for the treatment and management of Lymphoedema and Lipoedema
DEEP OSCILLATION® therapy can be used with gloved hands to another person or applicators, applicators also enable self-management of sporting and occupational injuries, early post operatively for pain, swelling and bruising, improving mobility and promoting a dynamic wound healing. For lymphoedema and lipoedema (where appropriate), for acute and chronic scar tissue and hardened fibrosis.
- DEEP OSCILLATION® gets to the core of the problem, non invasively and gently, saving the clinicians hands
- Permeating an 8cm tissue depth - see diagram
- Intermittent, patented, electrostatic, electromechanical therapy (not electrical stimulation)
- Safe over implanted pins and plates
- No heat
DEEP OSCILLATION®, developed by Physiomed Elektromedizin in Germany is an internationally patented therapeutic design which utilizes the forces of pulsed electrostatic attraction and friction to provoke oscillations, which act deeply on the tissues of the body from the epidermis down through the conjunctive and adipose layers and into the muscles. Hernandez Tapanes et al (2010) were able to prove, by diagnostic ultrasound, penetration of the oscillations up to an 8cm depth (see diagram). Observed physiological effects of the therapy include oedema resorption - Jahr S Et Al (2008) The therapy also limits the production of inflammatory mediators, especially during the treatment for chronic pain and more so during the treatment of fibromyalgia - Janik, H. et al (2010) for strengthening of the cutaneous tissues - Korkina Et Al (2007), for stimulation of the wound healing process Mikhalchik E, Et Al (2005), Trybulski R (2008).