Ultrasound consists of very high frequency sound waves.

 

Medical uses of ultrasound

Ultrasound is used to identify problems within tendons and muscles, and is also used in physiotherapy to stimulate healing and break down adhesions.

Synonyms: 
sonography
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An overview of acute muscle and tendon injury around the knee.

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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Increased pain after ultrasound??

Ultrasound to break up arthrofibrosis?

Ultrasound at PT.


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Sonography of the knee joint. Razek AAKA, Fouda NS, Elmetwaley N and Elbogdady E. J Ultrasound. 2009 Jun; 12(2): 53–60.