Therapeutic Ultrasound

Therapeutic Ultrasound is a method of stimulating the tissues using sound waves to promote healing, tissue repair and pain relief.

What is Ultrasound?

Ultrasound is the mechanical vibrations (sound waves at a higher frequency then the human ear can hear) that promote the healing of injuries, stimulation of tissue repair and provide pain relief.

What are the benefits of Ultrasound?

  • Speed up the healing process
  • Relieve Pain
  • Accelerate the normal stages of inflammation
  • Increase strength
  • Encourage cell growth
  • Encourage capillary formation
  • Improve scar tissue
  • Promote elasticity

When would I use Ultrasound?

  • Muscle Tears
  • Tendon and Ligament Damage
  • Chronic Arthritis
  • Scar Tissue

Can I perform Ultrasound myself?

Bio Find

Yes, but it requires training. Equestricare can organise training and purchase of an Equine Ultrasound for $1100 inc GST.

Please note. The reflection of ultrasonic waves from the bone may produce a localised concentration of heat, leading to periosteal pain. If this occurs, please contact your therapist immediately.

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