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Adv Gerontol. 2010;23(2):204-7.

[Neuroimmunoendocrine mechanisms of protective effects of medical rehabilitation in elderly patients].

[Article in Russian]


Physical rehabilitation is the basic method for all programs of medical rehabilitation on different pathologies. Such important diseases as chronic heart failure, diabetes mellitus, chronic pulmonary obstructive disease have the high risk of disability. There is a high motivation to their rehabilitation. These diseases progress in situations associated with immune inflammation. Such signal molecules as tumor necrosis factor (TNF-alpha), interleukins-1,6 (IL-1,6) take part in these processes. The role of medical rehabilitation methods in connection of neuroimmunoendocrinic homeosthasis are described in this article.

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