Therapeutic ultrasound can be used to enhance tissue repair during different phases of healing.
Therapeutic ultrasound can
be used to enhance tissue repair during differnt phases of healing to muscles, tendons, joints, and ligaments.
What Does Ultrasound Do?
It increases circulation to tissue by providing deep heat which also helps to decrease pain.
How is it performed?
Is Ultrasound Applied?
Ultrasound is performed
with a machine that has an ultrasound transducer (sound head). A small amount of gel is applied to the particular body part; then your chiropractor will slowly moves the sound head in a
small circular direction on your body. Different settings are used in various stages of healing.
How does it feel?
Ultrasound is painless and you shouldn't feel anything apart from a slight warming feeling.