Ultrasound has been used by doctors to monitor the stages of pregnancy in women for decades. It’s a common misconception that this is as far as the use of ultrasound goes. However, this is not the case. In fact, ultrasound is actually used across the entire medical field.
From critical care and emergency medicine, through to plastic surgery and cardiology, ultrasound is used for both the detection and treatment across the entire medical field.
In this blog post, we discuss the versatility of ultrasound in medicine.
Ultrasound can be used for detection
Doctors use ultrasound to detect changes in the appearance of organs, tissues, and vessels and to detect abnormal masses, such as tumours and cancers.
Ultrasound can be used for treatment
In a recent blog post, we talked about the many ways in which ultrasound is used as a method of treatment, particularly in physiotherapy. Ultrasound is commonly used to treat and alleviate the pain and swelling associated with injuries and ailments such as muscle tears, tendonitis and arthritis.
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