Winback efficacy on second degree contusion
Nicholas Chatzoglou – Physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor
Panagiotis Psychidis – Radiology doctor
PATIENT: MALE, 43 years old, engaged in weekly sporting activity – 15 km of running
2nd degree contusion to left quadriceps
1st degree contusion to right quadriceps
3rd day after injury
5th day after injury
First treatment with Winback tecartherapy on the left quadriceps.
The second treatment was administered 5 days after the 1st and 9 days after the injury to both quadriceps during a period of total rest.
60% reduction in oedema in the left quadriceps.
9th day after injury
Before second treatment
20th day after injury
The athlete resumed all his sporting activities 25 days after the injury with total resorption of the oedema on both sides.