Agente: Ultrasound

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Evaluation of factors influencing the quality and efficacy of ultrasound and phonophoresis treatment.

Goraj-Szczypiorowska B, Zajac L, Skalska-Izdebska R

The first attempts at using ultrasound acoustic waves to aid the penetration of drugs into the skin tissue were made in the 1950’s. Despite a wide usage of phonophoresis in physical therapy cabinets, doubts persist as to the relevance and efficacy of this method. Despite its popularity, the issue of...

PMID: 18026065

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Daytime sleepiness, functionality, and stress levels in chronic neck pain and effects of physical medicine and rehabilitation therapies on these situations.

Sayilir S

To evaluate the relationship between symptom severity, daytime sleepiness, and perceived stress levels and the impact of physical medicine & rehabilitation (PMR) therapies on these situations in chronic neck pain (CNP) conditions. The study included 54 patients with CNP and 20 healthy control individuals. Patients with CNP were divided into...

PMID: 30859166

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The role of physical agents in modulating pain.

Fedorczyk J

This article presents a review of the literature on the use of physical agents in modulating pain associated the hand and upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions. The physical agents presented include superficial heating agents, cryotherapy, ultrasound, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. There has been increased interest in modes of transdermal drug...

PMID: 9188030

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Transdermal approaches to pain in sports injury management.

Bolin DJ

There is much lore about training room treatments for common overuse and traumatic musculoskeletal injuries. This review looks at the evidence behind many of the common transdermal treatments that are purported to reduce pain and inflammation and improve function. These include cryotherapy, laser treatments, electrical stimulation, ultrasound and phonophoresis, extracorporeal...

PMID: 14583158

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Treatment of tendinopathy: what works, what does not, and what is on the horizon.

Andres BM, Murrell GA

Tendinopathy is a broad term encompassing painful conditions occurring in and around tendons in response to overuse. Recent basic science research suggests little or no inflammation is present in these conditions. Thus, traditional treatment modalities aimed at controlling inflammation such as corticosteroid injections and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medications (NSAIDS) may not...

PMID: 18446422

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Management of chronic tendon injuries.

Childress MA, Beutler A

Chronic tendon injuries present unique management challenges. The assumption that these injuries result from ongoing inflammation has caused physicians to rely on treatments demonstrated to be ineffective in the long term. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be limited in the treatment of these injuries. Corticosteroid injections should be considered for temporizing...

PMID: 23547590

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Subacromial impingement syndrome–effectiveness of physiotherapy and manual therapy.

Gebremariam L, Hay EM, van der Sande R, Rinkel WD, Koes BW, Huisstede BM

The subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS) includes the rotator cuff syndrome, tendonitis and bursitis of the shoulder. Treatment includes surgical and non-surgical modalities. Non-surgical treatment is used to reduce pain, to decrease the subacromial inflammation, to heal the compromised rotator cuff and to restore satisfactory function of the shoulder. To select...

PMID: 24217037

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