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Therapeutic Modalities: Ultrasound

Course: #4853Level: Intermediate2 Hours 119 Reviews

Therapeutic modalities are often part of a comprehensive treatment use by therapists. This three-part series will provide an evidence-based review of common modalities used by healthcare professionals. Part 2 of this series will discuss ultrasound.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss the scientific and physiological principles behind ultrasound.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss best practices for administering therapeutic ultrasound for different musculoskeletal conditions.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss indications, precautions, contraindications, and adverse events of therapeutic ultrasound.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Science: Therapeutic Ultrasound
20-50 Minutes Ultrasound: Thermal and Non-thermal Physiological Effects
50-85 Minutes Ultrasound: Indications, Precautions, Contraindications, and Adverse Effects
85-115 Minutes Ultrasound Treatment Parameters, Application Techniques, and Documentation
115-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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