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An overview of the more significant therapeutic effects of TECAR therapy

Rumen Sivkov, Mariyana Mihaylova, Tsvetomir Yankov


TECAR therapy, known for its capacity to generate endogenous heat, offers remarkable therapeutic potential. Its long electromagnetic wavelength (30-300 m) enables deep penetration into muscles, tendons, and bones. With the advantage of application even in acute stages due to its lower frequency (300 KHz to 1 MHz), TECAR therapy delivers analgesic, anti-inflammatory, myorelaxant, tissue regeneration, and wound healing effects. This versatile approach finds application across a wide spectrum of physiotherapy conditions.

Aim: This article aims to explore the effects and potential of TECAR technology on prevalent conditions within the field of physiotherapy.

Material and Methods: This article summarizes information on the therapeutic potential of long wave diathermy from reputable databases such as PubMed, Google Scholar and Scopus.

Results: Long-wave contact diathermy is a reliable and easily applicable conservative tool, widely used in everyday physiotherapy practice.

Conclusion: TECAR therapy, with its high therapeutic efficacy, non-invasive nature, and minimal side effects when administered correctly, demonstrates its applicability in both treatment and prevention across diverse physiotherapy domains.


TECAR therapy, conservative treatment, physiotherapy

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