Therapeutic ultrasound has been in existence since 1940 despite being surrounded with several controversies regarding its scientific foundation.
It is an ultrasonic procedure that stimulates or provokes the tissues beneath the skin surface using ultrasound to release its healing effects. An applicator or transducer is used in the process and gets in contact with the patient skin.
The process involves compression and rarefaction of sound waves with a very high speed. Human beings are not able to hear this sound.
Physical therapists have been using the technique to treat musculoskeletal problems such as bursitis, sprains, and tendonitis.… Read More