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One Step Closer—Shortwave Diathermy

This system uses gentle, deep heat to increase blood flow and tissue extensibility, while reducing pain and inflammation. This option is used when a larger or deeper treatment area is needed. This device can also be used in a non-heat method to create a therapeutic effect on biologic tissues.

Shortwave diathermy may benefit in the treatment of:

  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Slow healing wounds
  • Arthritis, joint pain and stiffness
  • Scar tissue
  • Contractures


  • Helping manage pain
  • Increasing local circulation to assist with healing
  • Treating larger areas such as knees, hips or back
  • Increasing movement and flexibility in stiff muscles and joints

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