Therapeutic Modalities For Musculoskeletal Injuries

4th Ed

Pg 232

1 MHz ultrasound, .2 W/CM squared (112.5 joules per CM squared) Avg Amplitude = 1.0 W/CM squared, pulsed 20%, for 9.5 minutes.

Treatment 3x per week.

X 8 weeks.

“…increased medial tibial cartilage thickness in patients with mild to moderate osteoarthritis.”

It is noted that this cannot be attributed solely to a thermal response.

-Russ Boardman ATC