Temperatures in human thighs after hot pack treatment followed by ultrasound

J. F. Lehmann, J. B. Stonebridge, B. J. DeLateur, C. G. Warren, E. Halar

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Temperature distributions were measured in the anterior thigh of human volunteers after preheating with a hot pack followed by ultrasound, a frequently used therapeutic procedure. The skin surface temperature is elevated by this procedure but the highest temperature is still produced at the bone-muscle interface at the end of the treatment session.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)472-475
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
Issue number10
StatePublished - Dec 1 1978
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation


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