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Ultrasound as a Therapy by Dr Duncan DC Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm When you mention ultrasound (US) most people think of pregnancy.  That is diagnostic US.  It is a great way to be able to see what is going on inside, like MRI, X-ray, etc…  When you visit a chiropractor and they speak of US it is for an entirely different purpose. Ultrasound therapy is done with a wand device. This device creates sound w ... Read on »
Ultrasound in Physical Therapy by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Sat 04 Dec 2010 3:52am Okay, now I know I am wrong. Eck! The last time I had my check up with my orthopedic surgeon he told me to go back after a month. Because when I went for a check up he said the wound is not yet completely healed because the bruises are still there. He said that the indicator that the wound is healed would be a clear skin. Then he mentioned that ... Read on »
Guided Therapy Systems Gets FDA Approval With Ultra Sound Therapies – Interventional Dermatology? by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Dec 2009 8:12pm This is pretty interesting technology from what I am reading here as it appears we may have a new classification of Dermatology on the horizon, an interventional dermatologist.  The reason I make this comment is due to the fact that while treating the skin it is also visible via the ultra sound at the time treatment is given, in other words th ... Read on »
Treatment Can Be Used in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Jul 2010 12:17am Some researchers have concluded that chiropractic care is equally effective for treating the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome as conservative care is (conservative care is defined as taking anti-inflammatory, non-steroidal pain killers like aspirin and wearing a night time splint on the injured wr ... Read on »
What Are the Different Types of Physical Therapy Treatments? by hqbk Posted Fri 24 Feb 2012 5:35am Physical therapy treatment has been found to be effective in treating pain and lack of mobility that result from medical problems, injuries and illnesses. Physical therapy programs can be provided for individuals of all ages. After an accurate diagnosis of the patient’s condition has been made, physical therapists develop a treatment plan th ... Read on »
Osteoarthritis: A review of trea ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 07 May 2009 8:19pm Osteoarthritis: A review of treatment options 08 may 2009--Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is the most common form of arthritis in the United States. 1 Although OA can occur in any synovial joint in the body, it most commonly affects the knees, hips, and hands. OA is the leading ... Read on »
Effective Treatment Methods for Diabetic Neuropathy by hqbk Posted Thu 09 Jan 2014 6:45am According to the statistics from the American Diabetes Association, 10.9 million or 26.9% of people aged 65 years and older have diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy refers to nerve damage that occurs in people with diabetes. Progression of the neuropathy and nerve damage can be prevented with early treatment. For patients with uncontrolled blood g ... Read on »
Non-surgical Spinal Decompression - An Optimal Treatment Option for Chronic Low Back Pain by hqbk Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 9:45am Non-surgical spinal decompression has proven highly effective for many patients with lower back pain. As it is safe and effective, most people prefer this over surgical alternatives. A Minimally Invasive and Effective Procedure Chronic low back pain (LBP) is a condition that can disrupt your routine life, causing a great deal of distress ... Read on »
Ultrasound-Activated Microbubbles Fight Cancer with targeted therapy by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Dec 2008 11:29pm This is not ready for prime time yet, but a new technique under development from Phillips to help with chemotherapy in targeting the cancer cells directing, thus less of the drug going through the rest of the healthy tissue of the body where it is not needed.  Localizing chemotherapy without the entire body having to go through the entire proc ... Read on »
Carpal Tunnel or Double Crush Syndrome by Dr Duncan DC Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:39pm Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an over diagnosed and often misdiagnosed condition.  Research has indicated that surgery or wrist supports for carpal tunnel syndrome are not very effective when additional compression of the nerves is occurring in either the shoulder or neck.  In order to treat a condition you must find the root cause.  For CT ... Read on »