- Reduces fibrous scar tissue
- Speeds soft tissue injury healing
- Increases local blood flow
- Increases collagen production in tendons & ligaments
Ultrasound in physiotherapy uses high frequency sound waves to accelerate the treatment of an inflammatory condition. Depth of penetration is controlled through the frequency.
- Reduce Swelling
- Reduce muscle spasm
- Treat acute joint pain
Interferential is most often used to treat conditions where there is muscle spasm, swelling or joint pain resulting from an acute injury. It works on the same pain gate theory as TENS and like TENS involves the use of stick on pads around the area to be treated.