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Why is an ultrasound used in physical therapy exactly?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Stimulation

Ultrasound is a stimulator. It helps stimulate tissue regeneration and increase blood supply to the affected area(s).
It does have pain relieving properties as well.

In brief: Stimulation

Ultrasound is a stimulator. It helps stimulate tissue regeneration and increase blood supply to the affected area(s).
It does have pain relieving properties as well.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Paul Dorio
Radiology

In brief: Depends

Ultrasound emits high frequency sound waves that some physical therapists use for therapeutic reasons.
Ask a physical therapist for particular applications.

In brief: Depends

Ultrasound emits high frequency sound waves that some physical therapists use for therapeutic reasons.
Ask a physical therapist for particular applications.
Dr. Paul Dorio
Dr. Paul Dorio
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