Physiotherpay involves the use of currents such as electric or sound waves,to facilitate healing of damaged tissues . It does this by increasing bolld flow to the injured area and by stimulating nerves that reduce pain.
At Lupo Saladino Chiropractic in Middle Island the doctors may use interferntial therapy,electric muscle stimulation, intersegmental traction or ultrasound therapy to help healing.
Ultrasound therapy involves the use of sound waves which are generated from a transducer which is placed on the injured area with conducting gel. Sometimes the therapy may feel warm if a continuous setting is needed,and other times if intermittant setting is used it just has the sensation of gel and the head moving on the skin.
There is no discomfort during treatnebt and sometimes the effects are immediate though most of the time they are felt 30 minutes or more after tretament.
Ultrasound can be used for neck pain,low back pain, sciatica ,carpel tunnel ,tendinitis and chronic pain to name a few. If you think you may benefit from this non invasive treamnet call Lupo Saladino Chiropractic in middle Island today.