diathermy

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a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents

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Heat Distribution in the Lower Leg from Pulsed Short-Wave Diathermy and Ultrasound Treatments.
The energy provided by electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and short-wave diathermy machines helps to reduce swelling and pain, and increases circulation, which stimulates the cells to heal damaged tissue.
Management of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease with short-wave diathermy.
Adjustments were performed according to spinal findings, and short-wave diathermy physiotherapeutics were also ordered.