What is Ultrasound Therapy?
Sound waves are frequently used in modern medicine both in diagnosis and treatment. The aim of ultrasound therapy used within the scope of physical therapy is to send sound waves of appropriate frequency to the relevant tissue and to see local heat increase, micro massage and cavitation effect in the tissue.
How Ultrasound is Performed?
With the help of special devices, sound energy is sent to the relevant tissue. The procedure is applied by selecting the appropriate frequency and duration for the patient. The application usually takes a few minutes. The age of the person, the condition of the disease are factors in the choice of criteria.
Effects of Ultrasound
It has effects such as heating the tissues, relieving pain, micro massage. It is especially effective in the treatment of chronic pain.