Therapeutic Ultrasound is a modality that uses sound waves to create a mechanical vibration of the connective tissue. These sound waves can be adjusted to achieve various treatment effects, including tissue depth and temperature. The ultrasound waves pass through the skin, expanding and contracting into the tissue to provide a therapeutic result.
Therapeutic Ultrasound does not produce an image but rather is a method of:
Electrical Stimulation (E-stim) is a modality used in rehabilitation to improve pain, decrease muscular tension, and improve muscular contractions. E-stim involves placing pads on the skin over the target area and gradually applying an electrical current.
Common Types of Electrical Stimulation: