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.
Archive for tag: Diagnostic Ultrasound
Diagnostic ultrasound is an ultrasound-based diagnostic medical imaging technique used to visualize muscles, tendons and many internal organs to capture their size, structure and any pathological lesions using real-time tomographic images. Ultrasound has been used by radiologists and sonographers to image the human body for many years and has become one of the most widely [...]
Diagnostic ultrasound is an imaging modality that is useful in a wide range of clinical applications, particularly prenatal diagnosis. There is, to date, no evidence that diagnostic ultrasound has produced any harm to humans (including the developing fetus). Diagnostic ultrasound is generally perceived by users and patients as a safe technique with no adverse effects. [...]
Obstetric ultrasound is the use of ultrasound scanning in pregnancy. Since its introduction in the 1950′s, ultrasonography has become a very useful diagnostic tool in obstetrics. Traditional obstetric sonograms are done by placing a transducer on the abdomen of the pregnant woman. One variant is a transvaginal sonography which is performed with a probe placed [...]