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What could cause metatarsal pain during ultrasound therapy?

What could cause metatarsal pain during ultrasound therapy?

Sonic Boom.: Using ultra sound, in the therapeutic frequency range, could elicit pain in the metatarsal if the metatarsal has a stress fracture. The frequency cannot be in the imaging range for this phenomena to work. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

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


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How ultrasound therapy works? Can it heal runner's knee?

How ultrasound therapy works? Can it heal runner's knee?

Tissue warming: Therapeutic ultrasound is different from the diagnostic ultrasound, used to make images from under the skin, in both intensity and frequency. Therapeutic ultrasound causes vibration of the target tissue such as a tendon or muscle. This vibration causes warming of the tissue, causing pain relief and improvement in blood supply to the area, promoting healing, even in chronic runner's knee. ...Read more

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How ultrasound therapy works? Can it heal runners knee permanently?

It's complicated: U/s is a form of deep heat. You may need an orthopedic or sports medicine evaluation to figure out your knee pain. ...Read more

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What exactly is oblique muscle ultrasound therapy?

What exactly is oblique muscle ultrasound therapy?

Test to check women: It is an ultrasound exam which uses the sound waves to check womens reproductive organs, that is uterus, fallopian tubes and vagina. ...Read more

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Are the at home portable ultrasound therapy machines when used safely cancerous/release radiation?

Are the at home portable ultrasound therapy machines when used safely cancerous/release radiation?

No: This is just a lie that was made up by somebody on the internet. The type of radiation isn't the kind that mutates genes or induces cancer. Even you give rise to radiation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had ultrasound therapy on low back for the 1st time today. It hurt really bad over a certain area where i've never experienced pain before. Only hurt when transducer was over the area. Pain was a 7 ?

Had ultrasound therapy on low back for the 1st time today. It hurt really bad over a certain area where i've never experienced pain before. Only hurt when transducer was over the area. Pain was a 7 ?

Not enough info: Utrasound therapy is not a common modality for relief of back pain. You may benefit from imaging such as x-ray or mri. Steroid injections have been effective for many. If you are obese, lose weight and strengthen abdominal muscles for relief. This could be a muscle spasm that may respond to massage and medication, try seeing a legitimate pain specialist, neurologist, or neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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What does ultrasound therapy do to prevent tendon injury?

What does ultrasound therapy do to prevent tendon injury?

Helps treat it: I would not say it helps prevent tendon injury, it helps treat tendon injury.. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy - is electrotherapy and ultrasound therapy safe to have post op 15 weeks total hysterectomy. ?

Hysterectomy - is electrotherapy and ultrasound therapy safe to have post op 15 weeks total hysterectomy.  ?

Should be fine: As long as you are not having surgical pain, no problem with doing other sorts of therapy that long after a hysterectomy. However make sure the provider knows you recently had surgery. ...Read more