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How can physical therapy ultrasound benefit an injury?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology

In brief: Ask your PT

In general i think u/s might reduce some pain and sort of can be looked at as high frequency massage.
You can ask your therapist exactly which muscle or tendon they are treating and do a web search on the effective of this treatment.

In brief: Ask your PT

In general i think u/s might reduce some pain and sort of can be looked at as high frequency massage.
You can ask your therapist exactly which muscle or tendon they are treating and do a web search on the effective of this treatment.
Dr. Philip Chao
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