Types and mechanism of action of the Chinese patches from osteoarthritis

In modern medical practice gain in popularity of the so-called Chinese patches when osteochondroses defeat. They are quite effective, easy to use, with a minimal list of contraindications and side effects.

Low back pain is related to the group of common pathologies of the back. Previously it was assumed that its formation is caused by age-related changes in the intervertebral discs and tissues of the spine. But at the moment it is fixed with the same frequency as middle-aged persons, and in 20-30 years of age. Developing degenerative transformations are accompanied by pain sensation and inflammation phenomena.

With the aim of symptomatic relief of symptoms and improve the quality of life of patients using different techniques:

  • medicinal treatment;
  • physiotherapy;
  • massage and physiotherapy;
  • unconventional therapies in the form acupuncture
  • I, etc.

Varieties of patches

In the pharmacy network presents a huge range of prisposoblenie.

They are small fabric pieces, having on one side an adhesive surface. In accordance with the composition of the impregnated substances in the product, the patches are categorized into the following steps:

  • pepper plasters;
  • with a warming effect;
  • analgesic;
  • anti-inflammatory;
  • reflective (have a reflection coming from the surface of the body of heat, than contribute to its accumulation in the pathological area).
The mechanism of action of

Chinese patches from osteoarthritis is equipped with a fabric base, impregnated with different medicinal solutions are predominantly of natural origin – plant extracts, resin selection of trees, teas Lectra, essential oils. The basis of a fabric prevents the evaporation of the components that contributes to a better penetration into the body and large volumes. Analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect begins immediately after application to the surface of the skin, because the product is applied directly to the affected area and biologically active.

The perforated base adhesive provides unlimited access of oxygen to the point elegicheskogo syndrome and ensures the normal metabolism and Samoobrona.


The product is impregnated with various medicinal solutions. Patches capable of exerting multiple effects of the simultaneous method:

  1. Reduce or completely stop the painful syndromes in the dorsal region. Eliminate cephalgia and dizziness. In the case of location osteochondroses lesions in the cervical area of the spine picture is presented myreportname headaches, noises in the ears that is caused by disorder of the cerebral circulation. Applying the patch will allow to normalize the blood flow to the tissues and quickly get rid of the uncomfortable condition.
  2. Reduce the degree of inflammatory process which interferes with the normal working capacity of muscle groups. As components are natural substances which relax the diseased sections of the spinal cord. These components should include the myrrh and menthol. They tend a relaxing effect on the muscles, soften tissues, cropped spasserovannye. In the end, stagnant processes regress that, in turn, causes a decrease in the severity of inflammation and relief of painful syndrome.
  3. Contribute to the normalization of metabolic processes. A disorder of metabolic nature leads to insufficient supply of nutrients, and this leads to the progression of degenerative reactions in the tissues. The impact of the patch is directed at improving the supply of blood (and therefore oxygen) pathologically transformed osteotomy of the spine and accelerate the elimination of accumulated metabolic products. Described effects accelerate the regeneration processes, reduce associated with the osteoarthritis swelling.
  4. Provide the damaged area with nutrients. For example, ginseng is the source of Vit. B and C, Fe, Mn, K. Safflower is rich in carotene, magnesium, vitamins C. V.
Method of use

The use of the product requires certain rules of use:

  1. The skin of the affected area must be cleaned with either alcohol-containing cleaning solution.
  2. To remove from the surface of the adhesive protective layer and stick the adhesive side directly on the painful areas or acrobaleno area on both sides.. the Product is kept for about two days.
  3. After the specified period, the patch must be removed from the skin.
  4. After 6-7 hour. manipulation should be repeated in opasnom algorithm.

Some specialists recommend to cut off part of the patch is to be placed in the biologically active areas. In accordance with the existing reviews this method of application helps to achieve greater effect.

To enhance the effects of the patch it is recommended that you perform these procedures up to 10-15 times. The average duration of the therapeutic course varies between two to five weeks.


Similar to other Leksredstva patches on the Chinese methods also have some list of contraindications:

  • Open wound, scarring, irritation etc.
  • Neoplasms in the form of moles, warts, etc.
  • Individual allergic response to components of the impregnation.
  • Pathology of the skin, especially of acute purulent inflammation in ultraedition or soft tissue.
  • Pregnancy.
Side effect

Negative consequences in practice are recorded infrequently and are of local nature. Primarily this is a consequence of individual hypersensitivity to the components of the impregnation. Can manifest in the form of swelling, irritation, redness. In that case, you should remove the product.

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