ULTRASOUND IN PHYSIOTHERAPY: WHAT IS IT FOR, HOW TO USE AND CONTRAINDICATIONS - GENERAL CLINIC

All About Ultrasound in Physical Therapy



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Ultrasound physiotherapy treatment can be done to treat joint inflammation and lower back pain, for example, as it is able to stimulate the inflammatory cascade and decrease pain, swelling and muscle spasms. Ultrasound physiotherapy can be used in two ways: Continuous ultrasound , where the waves are emitted without interruptions and that produces thermal effects, altering the metabolism and the permeability of the cells, aiding in the healing of the wounds and reducing the swelling, being also more effective in the treatment of chronic lesions; Pulsed ultrasound waves, the waves are emitted wi