Why is an ultrasound used in physical therapy?

Answer Ultrasound has been used in physical therapy for many years for the treatment of soft tissue injury or pain as in arthritis. Ultrasound or ultrasonic means sound waves of adjustable high frequencie... Read More »

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When I stop physical therapy will the pain return Will I need physical therapy forever?

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What is ultrasound therapy?

Ultrasound therapy is a treatment option that is widely used by physical and occupational therapists for the reduction of pain and healing of soft tissue injuries. While no definitive scientific ev... Read More »

How does an ultrasound help in therapy?

Ultrasound therapy is used on soft-tissue injuries. Ultrasonic waves--sound waves of a very high frequency--are produced by a vibrating treatment head. The treatment instrument is moved over the su... Read More »

What are the benefits of ultrasound therapy?

Ultrasound is a therapeutic treatment used on soft tissue injuries. High-frequency sound waves are produced by mechanical vibration to the metal treatment head of the ultrasound machine. The head i... Read More »