Shortwave Diathermy (SWD)

Shortwave Diathermy (SWD)

Shortwave Diathermy uses high-frequency electromagnetic energy either in pulsed or continuous
energy waves to generate heat. It is typically used as an alternative to ultrasound when a wider
area of heat application is required. The electric pulse of Shortwave Diathermy creates heat deep
inside a targeted tissue, reaching areas as deep as two inches from the skin’s surface.


  • Pain from Kidney Stones and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Bursitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sinusitis

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