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Old 07-05-2011, 08:16 AM   #1
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name of physical therapy machine?

I tore a muscle in my calf while I was out of the country and I was going to PT for it where I was. After each session they used this machine with two long arms that went on either side of my leg and blasted it with some sort of waves for 20 minutes that apparently was supposed to speed up blood flow and increase oxygen in the damaged areas (if I correctly understood the pt...). The arms didn't touch my leg, they just sat on either side of it, so it wasn't like the ultrasound I've had in the past where there's direct contact with the skin. I'd just like to know the name of this machine, because it seemed to help the healing process more than just PT/massage alone.

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Re: name of physical therapy machine?

Sounds like a SHORT WAVE DIATHERMY machine.
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Old 07-10-2011, 08:00 AM   #3
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Re: name of physical therapy machine?

Ok I googled that and it looks like what they put me on. Thanks!

 
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