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How Can Physical Therapy Ultrasound Benefit An Injury
Increase temperature: Ultrasonic rays increase the local temperature of the area where it is applied. It's well known that heat is antiinflamatory. The acronym that may be used for this is "prish" for pain, redness, immobility (loss of function), swelling and heat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Therapeutic: It is quite literally called "therapeutic ultrasound". The frequency used is 0.7 to 3.3 MHz. Diagnostic (imaging) ultrasound uses frequencies 3 to 18 MHz. The theory is that the ultrasound waves warm the tissues and break up scars to hasten recovery. However, there is controversy on whether therapeutic ultrasound actually works, as scientific studies tend to contradict each other on the subject. ...Read more
I had physical therapy in September for my shoulders - laser,ultrasound,tens,shockwave -10 days. Are there contraindications to repeat those in Jan?
After 6 months of physical therapy for supraspinatus tendinosis (diagnosed by ultrasound) , pain still persists. What is my next step?
When doing physical therapy for muscleskeletal & joint pain, is it best to do TENS/Heat/Massage/Ultrasound before the exercises & stretches or after?
Can an ultrasound on your neck cause nerve pain in hands? Never had this issue prior to physical therapy.
Possibly: Any thing that causes an injury to your neck can cause arm and hand nerve symptoms, such as pain, numbness or weakness. This is because the nerves that run into your arms and down to your hands start in the neck. However, the neck problem that caused you to get ultrasound treatment of the neck is a much more likely culprit for the problems...and hand pain can have many other causes. See Doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain and slight swelling r arm. Dr is a DO put 1st rib back in and says thoracic outlet Ultrasound no clots. Swelling gone. Physical therapy nextstep?
Vague : Your question is vague . What was the final diagnosis and what are the symptoms now? ...Read more
Can having physical therapy ultrasound to the shoulder joint cause electrical shock in the shoulder and arm? Felt when over shoulder bone.
I have physical therapy and they use this certain ultra sound stuff and my neck and back is breaking out? Could I be allergic ?
I have painful back spasms. Physical therapy has eased but not stopped the pain. I've had this condition since last dec. X-ray and ultra sound have dismissed internal problems. The pain is in the back muscles on the left side only. Leaning forward seem
Muscle : Muscle spasms can sometimes be helped by muscle relaxant (like soma), trigger point injections (steroid medicine is injected into the muscles), facet joint injections (steroid injections in the facet joints in the rear of the spine), endoscopic rhizotomy (cutting nerves that cause pain and muscle spasms in the back) and epidural injections. I would recommend consultation with an interventional pain doctor. Please see my health guides on facet arthropathy and endoscopic rhizotomy. Good luck! ...Read more
Is physiotherapy including isometric/static exercises and ultrasound therapy good for bone bruise?
If causing pain: Schmoryls' nodes are often seen on ct and MRI scans in patients who have these radiologic studies for other reasons ( other than back pain). In other words, there signifigance is questionable.If u have a definite disc problem than physical therapy is quite helpful.See an ors and discuss your pain and tx.Options and whether the 'nodes' are really a cause of your pain...Good luck! ...Read more
Many: Ice and elevation is paramount. Then rest, compression and crutches. Following this, gentle stretching, and proprioception exercises are used. Good taping and strapping are improtant. Proper immobilizaiton will be use. Other modalities may be used but these are the main ones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It would depend: On the injury. Physical therapy can consist of range of motion excercises, muscle power excercises. It can consist of reduction of swelling, breaking up adhesions. Therapists have equipment like galvanic stimulation, ultrasound machines, lasers etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi, The pain I have is excruciating, and it's along the peroneal nerve in my leg, I did not suffer any injury, Can physical therapy fix the damage?
Need to make claim: Physical therapy may or may not be part of treatment after an injury. To have it covered by workmens comp, first you would need to make a claim of a work related injury thru your employer and have that claim be accepted as a work related injury. Then, work with the physician you are seeing for the injury to determine the best course of treatment. Physical therapy might be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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