In the 4th City Clinical Hospital named after M. Saŭčanka there is a physiotherapy department equipped with a variety of modern equipment (72 devices). The following types of treatment are presented: laser, magnetolaser therapy, photomagnetotherapy, magnetotherapy, all variants of low-frequency electric pulse therapy, ultrahigh-frequency therapy, microwave therapy, EHF therapy, darsonvalization, variable compression therapy, lymphatic stimulation, electrosleep, ultrasound, sound stimulation, galvanization, electrophoresis, light therapy, aerosol therapy, massage and exercise therapy.
The department has massage rooms and exercise therapy rooms. The following types of massage are presented: therapeutic, hygienic (health-improving), segmental, anti-cellulite. Individual and group classes of exercise therapy are carried out.
The office has a cabinet of traditional Chinese medicine, the reception is conducted by a neurologist, reflexologist of the highest qualification category Suščenia Aliena Anatoĺjeŭna. Description of services.
From 1965 to 1984, the department was the clinical base of the physiotherapy department of the Minsk State Medical Institute (hereinafter the Belarusian State Medical University). All the years of its existence, the department has been actively cooperating with the departments of the Belarusian State Medical University, the Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education. Over the past few years, together with the Department of Military Surgery of the Belarusian State Medical University, a method of electrical stimulation of the muscles of the abdominal wall in hernioplasty and a method for the comprehensive prevention of purulent-septic complications in acute destructive pancreatitis have been introduced. Together with the Department of ENT diseases, a technique for percutaneous laser irradiation of blood for diseases of ENT organs has been introduced as well.
The department’s employees have been constantly introducing new treatment methods, which helps to reduce the time of hospitalization of patients, reduce the number of complications, and also makes it possible to reduce the use of medications and avoid surgical intervention (highly effective stone-removing methods of physiotherapy aid for urolithiasis, treatment of varicose veins, trophic ulcers, scars and contractures, Peyronie's disease).
The department’s doctors participated in the development of methodological recommendations by the scientific staff of the RSPC “Cardiology” for the rehabilitation of patients with arterial hypertension and chronic coronary artery disease after myocardial infarction.
On the basis of the department, clinical trials of new medical physiotherapy equipment are regularly conducted. In recent years, the department has tested devices for pulsed UHF-therapy, aerosol therapy, local thermotherapy, information-wave therapy, light therapy, etc.