In physical and rehabilitation medicine, ultrasonic therapy is a form of diathermy in which "the use of focused, high-frequency sound waves to produce local hyperthermia in certain diseased or injured parts of the body or to destroy the diseased tissue." It is often applied as part of physical therapy.
- Anonymous (2015), Ultrasonic therapy (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
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