Radiotherapy heel spur, arthrosis, tennis arm

Radiotherapy therapy for benign disorders

Radiotherapy is also used to stop local, acute and chronic inflammations and growths. In the case of benign disorders, low doses of radiation are sufficient. The therapy is carried out on the accelerator or on a special X-ray therapy unit (orthovolt therapy).

Application areas for radiotherapy:

  • For painful inflammations
    • heel spur
    • tennis arm/tennis elbow
    • arthroses at the hip, knee, thumb
    • eye socket (endocrine orbitopathy)
  • For undesired cell divisions
    • scar tissue formation (keloid prophylaxis)
      palm of the hand (Morbus Dupuytren)



This information serves merely as an initial guide. For a personal and detailed initial talk please make an appointment.