Short wave diathermy is a type of heat therapy used to relieve pain and inflammation in body parts. The heat is generated by high-frequency electromagnetic waves. When the energy waves are applied to an inflamed area, it generates therapeutic heat to improve blood flow and relieves pain. One may use it in muscle pain, sprains, joint inflammations, and even for pain from kidney stones.
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Query: Hi doctor, My right arm is numb from the elbow to the wrist and sometime I feel like getting electric shock inside. About 29 years ago, I got my C4/C5 lower disc removed. I have neck and back pain too and for which I am taking Lyrica now. I had an MRI and the report is as follows. Tight cervical sp... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your complaints it is clear that you are suffering from prolapsed intervertebral disc in cervical region. The prolapsed disc is compressing your spinal nerve roots of arm. I request you to kindly attach MRI images. Most likely it appears from your symptoms that you w... Read Full »