A type of technology that has shown real worth in the clinical setting is shortwave diathermy, as it can aid greatly in controlling pain and increasing the blood flow to damaged muscle areas. Shortwave diathermy acts with deep heat, as opposed to sound waves. In conjunction with other non medication-based therapies, shortwave diathermy can help a large number of patients with varying degrees of injury, as well as different types of injury.
As wireless communication becomes more popular, there is increased risk of interference with medical equipment in hospitals. There are several ways to deal with Radio Frequency Interference (RFI), avoiding damage as technologies emerge.