In the vast spectrum of procedures, we provide ultrasound therapy comes under the one to target specific sources of pain. This therapy is used when the cause pf pain is very well known.
Ultrasound, as the name hints, uses sound waves which is produced by the transducer end of the machine to promote pain relief and tissue healing. It does so by penetrating tissues such as fat, muscle, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, lymph vessels and nerves.
What is there for you
As we are strongbelievers of compatibility, the type of therapeutic ultrasound to perform, be it thermal or mechanical, always depends upon the condition of the patient to be treated. At Om Physio plus Nutrition, the role of every procedure is fixed to its use which is described by renowned research works
For thermalultrasound, sound waves are given in a continuous form to promote tissue healing due to increase in cellular metabolism.
On the other hand,mechanical ultrasound uses the principle of continuous contractionsin muscles to reduce pain and swelling by enhancing blood circulation.
What we generally treat by ultrasound
- Pain due to cartilage breakdown between joints
- Muscle trauma
- Inflammation in joints
- Nerve compression
- Scar tissue pain
- Pain in limbs
- Musculoskeletal injuries
The research on ultrasound therapy is a bit convoluted. While there are speculations that the effectiveness of ultrasound is in a way restrictedto specific pains, we at Om Physio plus Nutrition believe that the benefit to risk ratio of a procedure is the only way to test a modality for a specific patient. If ultrasound therapy is to be successful for a patient, our specialist will make it sure to trial this modality on highest effectiveness for that patient.Also, our therapists are always open to change the therapy if ultrasound therapy won’t work for you.