In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...View Article
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What is Ultrasound?
Ultrasound is a deep heating therapeutic treatment using high-frequency sound waves administered in the region of soft tissue injuries.
How does it work?
Sound waves, as fast as a million per second, penetrate tissues deep in the body, creating a heat response. These vibrations and heat help break down and disperse unhealthy calcium and other hard tissue accumulations. They are also effective at softening connective tissue like tendons, ligaments, fascial adhesions and scar.
What does Ultrasound feel like?
The gel used to conduct the sound waves is at room temperature and may momentarily feel cool to the skin when it is initially applied. Most patients feel nothing but the gentle pressure of the sound head, or a pleasant and relaxing sensation below the surface of the skin.
Why is Ultrasound used?
Ultrasound treatment can usually be administered directly to the area of complaint, penetrating deep into the body. The rise in temperature increases blood flow, relaxes muscle spasms, softens connective tissues and speeds the healing process.
• Highly effective in treating calcium deposition
• Stimulates healing without irritation
• Speeds metabolism and improves blood flow
• Reduces nerve root irritation
• Enhances the body’s natural healing ability
• Relaxes muscles