Veterinary Physiotherapy: ULTRASOUND VETERINARY APPLICATIONS
The ultrasonic waves cause a significant increase in the intracellular parts of the membrane permeability and blood flow, while favoring the removal of catabolites and resolution in inflammation. The main indications are:
– Tendon and muscle disorders
– Periarthritis and epicondylitis
– Treatment of pain
– Revival of the microcirculation
– Drainage of interstitial fluid
– Treatment of edema and swelling (trauma)
The application of ultrasound causes a micro-massage and a thermal effect with great benefits on the superficial and deep tissues.
The main applications include diseases of the muscles, tendons and their attachments, the capsule and articular cartilage.
Besides having the effect of ultrasound tissue heating have many applications: promote the healing of surgical wounds and not, help the healing of decubitus wages, are used in the treatment of elbow hygroma, promote healing bone fractures, increase the elasticity of tendons and ligaments, reduce muscle spasms, play an role in the treatment of pain and promote the mobilization of the joints.