But ultrasound has another exciting application in the form of deep heat therapy. Therapeutic ultrasound uses heated sound waves and applies the energy to soft tissues and joints. The fast-moving waves essentially massage soft tissues effortlessly, and in most cases, painlessly.
- Alleviates muscle spasms
- Reduces inflammation and swelling
- Improves range of motion
- Helps increase blood flow
- Lowers pain and stiffness