Can ultrasound break up scar tissue?

Can ultrasound break up scar tissue?

One of the many benefits of ultrasound therapy is breaking up scar tissue caused by injuries or surgery. Scar tissue can cause pain and restrict joint movement. Ultrasound helps by using high-frequency sound waves to break the fibres of the scar tissue down into smaller fragments.

Is GAINSWave an ultrasound?

The most widespread therapy is through a company by the name of GAINSWave. There are other companies that are also providing the therapy, but GAINSWave is the one with the strongest and largest track record. Ultrasound penile therapy is based on the delivery of ultrasound into the erectile tissue of the penile body.

What is the difference between acoustic wave and shock wave therapy?

It’s easy to confuse acoustic wave therapy with shockwave therapy because they both create sound waves. However, acoustic waves only travel 10 meters per second — compared to the 1,500 meters per second seen with focused shockwaves.

What is Shock wave therapy Good For?

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (SWT) is a modality used for the treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, primarily applied to chronic conditions, particularly those affecting medium to large sized tendons and their insertions on bone such as: Plantar Fasciitis. Achilles Tendonopathy.

Does vibration help break up scar tissue?

When activated by vibration waves at an optimal frequency of 170 hertz, the scar tissue begins to break up. This vibration is called Scar Tissue Therapy, and is a safe, painless, and effective method of treatment for several musculoskeletal conditions including: Trapped Nerves.

How long does it take to break up scar tissue?

Every patient and surgery is different but it typically takes about 6-8 weeks for scar tissue to heal. How do you break down scar tissue? To break down scar tissue we first lubricate the affected area with baby oil, lotion, or vitamin E oil.

Does insurance pay for GAINSWave?

Commercial insurance plans do not cover the cost of treatment with shockwave therapy for ED. No clinics that offer shockwave therapy for ED including those that offer Gainswave therapy branded shockwave therapy, CoreWave branded shockwave therapy and Rajavapulse, are covered by health insurance plans.

How many GAINSWave treatments are needed?

The cost of GAINSWave™ in Fullerton, CA can vary. It all depends on the number of treatments needed to give men the full relief from their symptoms that they need to achieve better sexual health. Typically 6 to 12 treatments are recommended, depending on the severity of symptoms and the patient’s goals.

Is shockwave therapy safe?

Shockwave therapy is absolutely safe in almost all circumstances. Compared to surgery for the same ailments, the side effects are almost non-existent. You may experience some mild swelling, bruising, or numbness in the targeted area, but recovery is extremely quick.

How can you tell if you have internal scar tissue?

Symptoms of scar tissue pain

  1. inflammation (swelling)
  2. redness.
  3. itchiness.
  4. throbbing.
  5. sensitivity (to the touch)
  6. reduced range of motion.
  7. “creaky” sounds or sensations.