Chiropractor in Pensacola
What is Ultrasound Therapy?
"Therapeutic Ultrasound" is deep tissue heating modality reaching underlying tissues as deep as one to five centimeters through high frequency sound waves. Treatment is administered directly which penetrates the tissues, increases blood flow, relaxes muscle spasms, repairs damaged tissue, and dramatically speeds the healing process. It creates permanent, physical changes and repairs both hard and soft tissues problems.
What Does it Feel Like?
This Therapy is painless. The high frequency sound waves may feel warm on your skin, but the gel or water prevents the device from burning your skin.
How Safe is it?
One of the major advantages of ultrasound is that it is nontoxic and nondestructive. It is most commonly used by athletic trainers. In fact, Ultrasound Therapy has become the most commonly used deep therapeutic heat modality in sports medicine! It is valuable in the rehabilitation of many different injuries because it stimulates the repair of soft tissue injuries and relieves pain.
What Are the Benefits?
It is used to treat musculo-skeletal injuries, back and joint conditions, limited range of motion, soft tissue injuries, and chronic conditions.