A patch from the radiculitis relieves pain in the back and joints. The components that make up it have a curative effect. This safe and at the same time effective method of combating radiculitis allows successfully to get rid of unpleasant symptoms.
Indications for use of plaster
Curative plasters from radiculitis include in their composition an active substance that is able to penetrate through the layers of the skin and act on the pain source. The medicine, continuously acting on the problem area, has an anesthetic and anti-inflammatory effect.
The plaster is used to treat radiculitis, as well as other diseases of the musculoskeletal system:
- joint pain;
- post-traumatic pain.
To determine which patch to buy for the treatment of radiculitis, how to choose from a wide variety of medicines, then what is needed, you need to consult a doctor. The specialist will select the necessary medicine taking into account the severity of the disease and the individual characteristics of the patient’s body.
Types of plasters
In modern pharmacies there is a huge assortment of various medical patches. They include different medicinal components in their composition.
The spectrum of their action is also ambiguous.
There are several types of patches, depending on the therapeutic effect that it has:
- irritating (pepper);
- heating patches (Ketonal Thermo);
- anesthetic, blocking the nerve receptors on the surface of the skin, made on the basis of lidocaine, have
- analgesic effect (Versatis);
- non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that have analgesic effect, are effective during periods of exacerbation (Voltaren);
- with bioadditives (nanoplaster);
- patches based on chondrojectors, restoring cartilaginous tissues (chondroitin);
- with medicinal herbs (Chinese plasters).
The radiculitis plaster is easy to use, all it takes is just to stick it on the problem area and leave it for a long period of time. Usually, it is left on the body for 12 hours, sometimes it is glued before going to bed and kept on the back throughout the night.
Chinese plaster is known for its medicinal properties. He is able to eliminate pain in the back of any character. Chinese patch has a number of undeniable advantages:
- The therapeutic effect is proven by clinical trials that have been conducted in different countries;
- has a long curative effect;
- in a short time eliminates pain syndrome.
The composition of the drug includes components on a plant basis.
- natural composition,
- without side effects,
- effectiveness, proven by experts,
- quick result.
An effective remedy for pain and for the treatment of joints has been found:
- millennium mesh;
All these plants used Tibetan monks to treat diseases, so their healing power is proven by time.
To help patch cure the disease, it should be properly used. If the pain is intense, then it is better to glue two strips at once. One is placed between the shoulder blades, and the other on the lower back. The vertebral hernia is also treated with two plasters, which are applied from both sides of the spine in the area of the problem site. When worried about lumbago, it is better to apply one patch on the lower back, and the second to stick on the foot.
The rules of gluing will be:
- apply a patch on dry skin;
- The place to which it is glued is not to be wetted;
- are removed after two or three days.
Before using, you need to read the instructions, because there are contraindications. You can not perform treatment in a similar way with varicose veins, allergies, skin lesions.
The course of treatment usually lasts 5 days. In the presence of serious diseases, the procedure will have to be repeated in a week.
Pepper plaster is a long-known, time-tested remedy. The scope of its application is wide. They treat even broncho-pulmonary and colds. Well helps this tool and with radiculitis.
Pepper plaster includes in its composition peppers and a complex of herbs:
- belladonna (extract);
Pepper adhesive with radiculitis has a warming and anti-inflammatory effect.
Apply this patch with great care. Pepper pepper can cause severe burning and can cause a burn on the skin. Therefore, it can not be kept for long. As soon as the warming effect is felt, the adhesive tape is peeled off. All medicinal components remain at the same time on the skin and continue their therapeutic effect.
The site of the back, where the adhesive was glued, will need to be smeared with petroleum jelly to soften the skin and prevent irritation.
The drug should be used correctly:
- with thoracic radiculitis, the sheet is glued in the area of the scapula to the problem areas;
- lumbar radiculitis is treated by applying a patch between the second and third or fourth and fifth lumbar vertebrae.
The duration of one course should not exceed more than five days, provided there is no discomfort and irritation from the use of the drug.
Nanoplaster is a new modern tool for the treatment of sciatica. Its action is based on the use of nanoparticles, the function of which is to quickly deliver drugs to the inside of the problem area on the back with a magnetic field. This method allows you to achieve a quick effect. Therefore, it is expedient to use it for the treatment of acute forms of radiculitis.
Therapeutic effects of a nanopatch:
- anesthetic effect;
- reduction of inflammatory phenomena;
- muscle relaxation;
- restoration of muscle tissue;
- acceleration of healing.
The course of treatment is at least 9 days, after which they take a break and, if necessary, repeat the treatment. The skin under the nanopatch can turn red, slightly swell. In no case can it be lubricated with a cream or alcohol-containing solutions. This is a natural reaction, irritation will go on itself after a while.
The plaster is safe, practically has no side effects, and yet, before you start treatment you need to consult a doctor.
Radiculitis is a serious disease that affects the roots of the spinal cord. The disease is accompanied by severe pain. Help remove plague from unpleasant symptoms. Pharmacies have a wide selection of patches for the treatment of sciatica. Therefore, there is an opportunity to choose one that will be more efficient and convenient to use, and also be suitable for the price. Plasters are the most safe form of treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system.