Intratissue Percutaneous Electrolysis in the Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy

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Intratissue percutaneous electrolysis ultrasound-guided treatment is the application of a direct current (DC) whose catodic flow is transferred to the area of the degenerative tendon using an acupuncture needle.

Intratissue Percutaneous Electrolysis

This accumulated electrical charge (AEC) in the degenerative tissue will produce the activation of the molecular, cellular and biological processes necessary to restore the regeneration mechanisms of the tendon (Figures 1 and 2). In recent studies it has been demonstrated that EPI® technique is effective in tendinopathy and sport muscular injuries.


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