About Physical Therapy

Physical therapy uses various physical stimuli, whether natural or produced by special devices. For physical treatments include: electrotherapy (currents of different frequencies, including electroacupuncture), magnetotherapy, sound therapy/sonotherapy (ultrasound, shock wave therapy), phototherapy (eg. Laser, UV radiation, chromotherapy), thermotherapy (eg. IR radiation, cryotherapy, paraffin, sauna), hydrotherapy (eg. mineral baths, showers), aerosoltherapy.

Based on: Straburzyńska-Lupa A., G. Straburzyński, “Physiotherapy”, 3rd ed, PZWL, Warsaw 2007, p.5.

ultrasound therapy Cork

Ultrasound.

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Laser therapy.

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Magnetotherapy.

electrotherapy

Electrotherapy.