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Offline Asif.Hossain

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Ultra sonic therapy
« on: November 09, 2014, 01:18:29 PM »
It's an electromagnetic wave different from sound waves.
The frequencies of waves employed for medical purposes are between 5,00,000 and 3,000,000 cycles/sec.

Generation of Ultrasonic waves

Ultrasonic waves are generated by vibration of a Crystal mounted on a special head.

Treatment Time

Initial Stage - 3 to 4 min
Severe Stage - 6 to 8 min

Where useful?
1.   Inflammation of Elbow Joint (Tennis elbow)
2.   Plantar fascitis(Heel pain)
3.   Shortening of Muscle or Ligament
4.   Inflammation of tendons(For eg Supraspinatus tendnitis)
5.   Ligament sprain(For eg Lateral Ligament sprain of ankle)
6.   Unhealed scars

Where should it not be used?

1.   Avoidance to specialised structures such as eyes, ears,ovaries or testes.
2.   Growing ends of bones
3.   Uterus of pregnant women
4.   Areas with poor blood supply (In case of Diabetes)
5.   Cancer
Advantages
1.   Relief of pain
2.   Healing of Soft tissues (Ligament)
3.   Healing of unhealed scars
Disadvantages
1.   Burns
2.   Cavitation (Damage to bones)
3.   Overdose


Muhammad Asif Hossain
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Planning & Devolopment
Daffodil International University
Email:asif.pd@daffodilvarsity.edu.bd

Offline Ferdousi Begum

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Re: Ultra sonic therapy
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2015, 03:33:42 PM »
The idea seems to be a new one to me.