Free-of-charge Treatment for 150 Elderly People with Osteoarthropathy or Discopathy, year 2
Project location: ITALY, Rome
Project start date: November 2007 - Project end date: November 2009
Project number: 2007-06
Beneficiary: ARACO Onlus
This follow-up project proposed by ARACO and funded by the Nando Peretti Foundation was based at the medical office, which is located in the city of Rome (viale Trastevere, 141 ). In this location the ARACO medical staff already practices non invasive therapies, aimed at improving the patients' pain resistance and articular mobility. The ARACO staff follows three therapeutic approaches:
1 ) oxygen and ozone therapy
The first method utilizes the scientifically well-known analgesic, antiinflammatory and trophic properties of oxygen mixed to ozone; the mix is inoculated intro-articularly and/or peri-articularly, depending on the zone affected. It is scientifically proven that starting from the first applications patients experiment a visible pain reduction and, going on with the treatment, their mobility substantially improves.
The second method is a modern application of homeopathic medicine, it utilizes the inoculation of a cocktail of homeopathic remedies with a very small needle in previously selected areas around the suffering articulation. this approach has demonstrated to be very effective in reducing pain.
The third method faces the problem under the bio mechanical approach, evaluating the reason of the surcharging of the affected articulation; the articular mobilization can be improved and restituted to normality through a series of movements.