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Ultrasound indications, contraindications and therapeutic effects

Scott Giles v2009 page 210 - 211
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Thermal therapeutic effect
Intensity(Continuous)
0.5 W/cm2 - 1.0 - 2.0 W/cm2
Thermal therapeutic effect
100% duty cycle
Thermal therapeutic effect
increase extensibility of collagen structures, decrease joint stiffness
Thermal therapeutic effect
pain relief, increase blood flow, decrease muscle spasms
Non- thermal therapeutic effect
(pulsed) 0.5 - 1.00 W/cm2
Non- thermal therapeutic effect
20% duty cycle
Non- thermal therapeutic effect
stimulation of tissue regeneration, delayed tissue healing
prolonged inflammation
Non- thermal therapeutic effect
increase macrophage responsiveness, and pain relief
Non- thermal therapeutic effect
soft tissue repair, and increase blood flow
Non- thermal therapeutic effect
increase skin and cell membrane permeability
Ultrasound indications
soft tissue repair, contracture
Ultrasound indications
bone fracture & dermal ulcer
Ultrasound indications
scar tissue, pain
Ultrasound indications
plantar wart
Ultrasound indications
muscle spasms
Ultrasound contraindications
over eyes, over pregnant uterus
Ultrasound contraindications
over cemented prosthetic joint
Ultrasound contraindications
impaired circulation
Ultrasound contraindications
thrombophlebitis
Ultrasound contraindications
impaired pain or temperature sensory deficits
Ultrasound contraindications
over heart
Ultrasound contraindications
over testes
Ultrasound contraindications
over epiphyseal areas in children
Ultrasound contraindications
infection
Ultrasound contraindications
malignancy