What is Ultrasound Therapy?
Ultrasound therapy is a form of treatment that uses high-energy sound waves to treat painful conditions and to promote tissue healing. Ultrasound therapy may not be effective for all pain conditions, but it may be used to reduce pain if you have osteoarthritis, plantar fasciitis, tendonitis, sprains, or strains.
How does Ultrasound Therapy work?
Ultrasound Therapy uses pulses of sound waves to penetrate tissues or continuous sound waves to cause vibrations in the deep tissue molecules. These sound waves can reduce swelling and decrease pain. Usually, a small surface area is worked on anywhere from 5-10 minutes. It is important to make sure the transducer head does not remain in one place for too long, or else it can burn the tissues underneath. Gel, such as the Medline Ultrasound Transmission Gel is applied to your skin or the ultrasound machine transducer head to make sure the sound waves evenly penetrate the skin. It is normal to feel a mild pulsing during ultrasound therapy as well as warmth in the skin. You may however, feel nothing at all.
What Ultrasound Therapy machine will work for me?
The Mettler Sonicator 740 Therapeutic Ultrasound Machine is perfect for those who need a light weight and portable ultrasound device for home therapy. It features direct crystal-to-patient technology which allows for better penetration. With the direct crystal-to-patient applicator, the Sonicator 740 Ultrasound Machine does not have to work as hard as other products that use a metal interface. This helps extend the overall life span of the unit. Features of the Mettler Sonicator 740 Therapeutic Ultrasound Machine include: large back-lit LCD display, screen which shows treatment settings and status, large soft-touch controls, continuous or pulsed modes, and a 5cm2 applicator. Interchangeable applicators are also available for this unit and is only compatible with 740 applicators. Ultrasound applicators available are the ME 740 ultrasound applicator; 10cm2, 1 MHz, ME 740 ultrasound applicator; 5 cm2, 1/3 MHz, and ME 740 ultrasound applicator; 1 cm2, 3 MHz.
The Mettler Sonicator 740x Therapeutic Ultrasound Machine is the same unit as the Mettler Sonicator 740 Therapeutic Ultrasound Machine. The only difference is the amount of applicators included. The 740 includes a 5cm2 applicator, whereas the 740x comes with a 1cm2/3MHz, 5cm2 1/3 MHz, and a 10cm2/1MHz applicator.
The Mettler Sonicator Plus 940 4-Channel Combination Therapy Device combines ultrasound with electrical stimulation. This is one of the most advanced units on the market and has a built in safety feature that allows the clinician to change a parameter without having to stop or pause a treatment. Eight stimulation waveforms and dual frequency applicators for ultrasound therapy are included in the unit. The Sonicator Plus 940 features a large back-lit LCD touch screen, 61 preset protocols, and space for the clinician to store their own protocols.
The Mettler Sonicator Plus 994 4-Channel Combination Therapy Device also combines ultrasound with electrical stimulation. It may be used to treat up to 5 patients at the same time or 5 treatment areas at the same time. The unit includes 6 waveforms and a dual frequency ultrasound that comes with a 5cm2 applicator.
Whether you are looking for Ultrasound Therapy equipment for home use or for your clinic or office, there are a vaeriety of Ultrasound Therapy machines available that may help reduce any pain you or your patients are experiencing.
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The Mettler Therapeutic Ultrasound Applicators are available in a variety of sizes and types. These applicators are compatible with the Mettler ultrasound units that are sold separately. Buy the Mettler Therapeutic Ultrasound Applicators today from ActiveForever!Learn More
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The Mettler Sonigel Clear Ultrasonic Couplant Gel is designed for use the Mettler Sonicator Ultrasound Models. Clear and colorless, this nearly bubbly-free gel is salt and alcohol free, and is great for either therapeutic or diagnostic ultrasound procedures. The non-corrosive gel applies directly to the applicators and is available in two convenient sizes; either an economic five liter container complete with its own pour-off bottle or a separate "bottoms-up" tube. Buy the Mettler Sonigel Clear Ultrasonic Couplant Gel from ActiveForever today!Learn More
The Mettler Sonicator Plus 994 4-Channel Combination Therapy Device is a versatile medical unit designed to provide patients with a combined ultrasound and muscle stimulation therapy. Ideal for use on either single or multiple patients, the Sonicator Plus 994 allows up to five different treatment protocols to be set up simultaneously using different timers.Learn More
The Mettler Sonicator Plus 992 2-Channel Combination Therapy Device is a microprocessor-controlled unit that combines ultrasound therapy with muscle stimulation. This lightweight unit provides patients with six treatment waveforms that include Interferential, Premodulated, Medium Frequency, Biphasic, High Volt and Microcurrent. Clinicians can use the Sonicator Plus 992 to have three different treatment protocols running simultaneously while using three separate timers. Buy the Mettler Sonicator Plus 992 2-Channel Combination Therapy Device today from ActiveForever!Learn More
The Mettler Sonicator Plus 930 2-Channel Combination Therapy Device is an easy to use therapeutic device that provides patients with muscle stimulation and therapeutic ultrasound. The Sonicator Plus 930 features Interferential, Premodulated and Medium Frequency, which are the three most popular stim waveforms that clinicians use.Learn More
The Mettler Sonicator 740X Therapeutic Ultrasound Device is an effective therapeutic ultrasound unit with enhanced reliability and ease of use. Lightweight and portable, the Mettler Sonicator 740X has all of the same features as the Mettler Sonicator 740, but instead of including just the 5 cm² dual frequency applicator like the 740, it includes all three available applicators for maximum treatment flexibility.Learn More
The Mettler Sonicator 740 Therapeutic Ultrasound Machine is a lightweight and portable ultrasound device that features a large LCD display screen. With easy to use soft-touch control buttons, users are able to set-up treatment quickly and easily.Learn More
The Mettler Electronics Electrical Stimulation and Ultrasound Therapy Pocket Guide is an easy to use and read user manual designed for specific products by Mettler. These pocket guides provide step by step instructions as well as a troubleshooting reference guide to make using the muscle stimulators and ultrasounds simple; buy the Mettler Electronics Electrical Stimulation and Ultrasound Therapy Pocket Guide today from ActiveForever!Learn More
Intelect, the name medical institutions nationwide have come to trust for over two decades has released their newest and most advanced combination ultrasound and electrotherapy device, the Intelect TranSport Combo. With 2 channels of electrotherapy output, four waveforms, pulsed and continuous treatment operations, watertight ultrasound applicator heads with integrated warming feature, and user-specific therapy protocols, this is one of the most comprehensive combination therapy systems on the market today.
Electrotherapy is a highly popular and widely used treatment system designed to decrease rehabilitation time and increase muscle function after injury. Electronic stimulation of the musculature of the body helps to promote the relaxation of muscle spasms, prevent muscle atrophy, increase blood circulation, prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and increase range of motion.Learn More