Doctor insights on:
Contraindications To Ultrasound Therapy
No: US not creating any pain. Most likely this pain is related to the conditions, that required ulltasound. ...Read more
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
Had ultrasound therapy on lower back today. It hurt really bad in a certain spot where I've never experienced pain. Dr. Says its not supposed to hurt?
Maybe not related: New pain may not be related to ultrasound. It may be coincidence that pain occurred during ultrasound. ...Read more
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
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
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
Helps treat it: I would not say it helps prevent tendon injury, it helps treat tendon injury.. ...Read more
Yes: U/s will affect tissues around the metal. No contraindication. ...Read more
Probably: I am not aware of any true science studies that have examined this on a prospective randomized controlled trials using level oneevidence based medicine but it theoretically makes sense to help scar tissue mature and reorganize ...Read more
Are the at home portable ultrasound therapy machines when used safely cancerous/release radiation?
Hysterectomy - is electrotherapy and ultrasound therapy safe to have post op 15 weeks total hysterectomy.?
Doubtful: There are centers who advertise this therapy for weight loss, but there haven't been any scientific evaluations proving their effectiveness. Most are run by chiropractors as a franchise. ...Read more
I am having acute right shoulder and neck pain. Now taking ift and ultrasound therapy. Pain increases after strength exercises. Should I continue?
Depends: It really depends on what the diagnosis is. There are some conditions in which more pain may be expected, such as in rehab for a frozen shoulder. There are other conditions therapy might inadvertently worsen such as a complete cuff tear or a cervical disc herniation. You should probably be checked. An MRI would be reasonable if it has not been done. Thank you. ...Read more
2 weeks ago had ultrasound therapy on lower back - never had pain there until then and it was a 7 out of 10 when transducer went over certain area. Now experiencing pain in said area. Spinal tumor?
Back pain: Not likely a spinal tumor. You will have to visit your doctor to find out what is causing the pain. ...Read more
Is physiotherapy including isometric/static exercises and ultrasound therapy good for bone bruise?
3 months ago, my pip joint of pinky got dislocated. Reduced movement, normal strength. Anything to get it back to normal? Having ultrasound therapy
Continue with motion: Need to make sure you can fully straighten your pip joint. If this joint is bent and you can't fully straighten then you should see a hand therapist who can start you with splinting. Once you loose the ability to straighten the pip joint may never return. Flexion will come back once the swelling resolves. ...Read more
Suffered 36 long hours with a perforated ulcer. Now severely full of scar adhesions. Is there any therapy to break them down, like ultrasound therapy?
Glad you survived: Hopefully the delay in emergent life saving surgery for your perforated ulcer was well fetted. Now you have adhesions, a separate problem related to the ulcer and repair. I do not recommend surgical therapy for adhesions unless they are causing bowel obstruction. If you are not bowel obstructed, massage and ultrasound will not hurt you. ...Read more
Doc prescribed shortwave diathermy n ultrasound therapy twice a week for my ankle tendon strain. Must I adhere to it strictly n go twice a week?
See below: He prescribed this because he thought it would give you optimal help. ...Read more
VERY EFFECTIVE: However in the therapy of tendonitis you must receive different modalities and exercises that together with ultrasound would be very effective. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Ultrasound precautions and contraindications
- Anodyne therapy contraindications
- Indications contraindications of trigger point therapy
- Can ultrasound therapy cause pain after treatment?
- Contraindications to succinylcholine
- Contraindications to makeup
- Contraindications to transvaginal ultrasound