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Therapeutic Ultrasound Therapy

Updated: Dec 19, 2023

Ultrasound therapy is a form of physical therapy in which healing sound waves penetrate deep muscle and tissue. As part of our physiotherapy program, therapeutic ultrasound can help relieve the inflammation, pain, swelling, and stiffness of many adverse musculoskeletal conditions. For example, the deep heat of ultrasound therapy can treat carpal tunnel syndrome. It soothes muscles with a non-invasive, surgery-free treatment program. 

At Anti-Aging & Regenerative Associates, our medical practitioners will explain the advantages of therapeutic ultrasound therapy and how it can be a valuable part of your treatment plan after an injury. Our physiotherapy techniques and supportive medical staff help you take charge of your recovery and get back to your preferred level of physical activity.


The Physiotherapy Benefits of Therapeutic Ultrasound

As outlined in the Journal of Ultrasound Medicine, focused ultrasound therapy works by warming tendons and muscles to increase blood flow to the afflicted area. It causes your body’s tissues to vibrate and release deep, soothing heat that improves circulation. This treatment is effective for chronic or persistent pain because increased blood flow encourages pain reduction and accelerated recovery from your injury. 

Patients who receive therapeutic ultrasound do not require anesthesia and can remain fully awake and alert throughout the procedure. The procedure is simple; we first apply a conductive gel to the skin on and around the injury site. We then move the ultrasound device slowly over your skin, sending deep heat and sound waves to the affected area. 

Injuries We Treat with Ultrasound Therapy

We treat employees who were injured at work, as well as victims of car, truck, bicycle, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. We provide treatment for:

  • Sports injuries

  • Slip and fall injuries

  • Knee, ankle, and wrist injuries

  • Neck, back, and shoulder injuries

  • Tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome

Many of these injuries can limit your mobility and range of motion, making it difficult to care for yourself or meet your daily personal needs. Our treatment programs are designed to alleviate pain, numbness, and tingling and restore your confidence in your body’s ability to perform. 

We may also recommend periodic evaluation for our exercise and restorative stretching programs. These customized programs help by isolating treatment areas to increase strength. We do not enroll you in a canned exercise class – instead, we design a unique program specifically for you. Then, we regularly evaluate and reevaluate your progress to make tailored changes and modifications.

Other Therapies Our Team Can Use to Support Your Recovery

Our goal is to help all of our patients reach their Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) level. Reaching this point means you have regained as much mobility as possible and can go back to engaging in your usual activities. To help you achieve MMI, our team may incorporate other therapies and techniques into your treatment plan in addition to therapeutic ultrasound. These may include:

  • Joint manipulation 

  • Soft tissue mobilization 

  • Soft tissue massage

  • Electrical muscle stimulation

  • Exercise programs

For example, rehabilitation therapy is a critical part of the treatment plan we customize for each of our patients. As such, our physiotherapy team uses a blend of rehabilitative and regenerative medicine to help injured clients recover and return to optimal health. 


Maximizing Your Health and Wellness

Living with a short-term, long-term, or chronic injury can leave you feeling anxious and stressed out. That’s why our waiting room staff are trained to understand the needs and considerations of people with injuries. Whether you are visiting our practice for an initial or follow-up appointment, we make sure you receive:

  • A clean, comfortable, well-appointed waiting room

  • Kind, compassionate support from our entire staff

  • Targeted care focused on your specific injury

  • Whole-body support that maximizes your recovery

  • Transparent fees and monthly treatment packages

Our Anti-Aging & Regenerative Associates office is designed to meet the immediate and ongoing needs of our clients. When you visit us for therapeutic ultrasound, chiropractic adjustments, or other therapy treatments, we work hard to make your experience enjoyable and beneficial.


Our Patients Recommend Our Practice

When patients find medical care facilities that welcome them from the moment they walk in the door and make them feel like an integral part of their recovery treatment, they keep coming back. Our patients say:

  • “The team of doctors at Anti-Aging & Regenerative Associates are truly wonderful. They are down to earth, kind, compassionate and take a safer more meaningful approach to health and wellness than most other doctors these days! I would highly recommend them for anyone.” – Rick B.

  • “Dr. Jason has been working with me for over a year now. I am a 37-year-old Jiujitsu athlete and before I met him, I had chronic pain in both my knees and my back… Dr. Jason’s knowledge and professionalism has been a game changer in my life.” – Christopher B.

  • “If you are looking for a solution to something you are experiencing… this is the place to go. He is a different type of Dr., one that actually takes the time to find the root of the problem. Gives you a plan/ strategy to correct the issue… Thank you Dr. Jason Schottel.” – April J.

Our returning patients generally come to us for a specific treatment and keep returning for primary medical care. When you are ready to experience recovery from an injury, our team helps you make important health and wellness decisions without the restraints or limitations of insurance company interference. 


Contact One of Our Team Members Today

If you are recovering from an injury or coping with chronic pain, we can help you recover your health and mobility. Our Anti-Aging & Regenerative Associates medical staff can help you understand the benefits of therapeutic ultrasound and other forms of therapy in your recovery. Contact one of our team members by calling (386) 366-7418 today.

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