Short Wave Diathermy (SWD)

The SWD is a modality that provides deep heating via conversion of electromagnetic energy to thermal energy thus more blood to heal the tissue causing pain.
Effects are :

  • Reduces Pain and Inflammation
  • Increase blood flow
  • Reduce muscle spasm
  • Increase metabolism and enzymatic activities
  • Increase elasticity of connective tissue hence increasing ROM

Treat patients with diagnosis of Osteoarthritis, spondylitis, muscle ache and pain, frozen shoulder etc