Microwave diathermy | definition of microwave diathermy by Medical dictionary
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microwave diathermy A form of diathermy that delivers shorter waves of higher frequency electromagnetic waves than can be delivered by shortwave diathermy.
microwave diathermy Sports medicine A form of diathermy that delivers shorter waves of higher frequency electromagnetic waves than deliverable by shortwave diathermy. See Diathermy. Cf Shortwave diathermy.
microwave diathermy A method of effecting deep heating of tissues, such as muscles, to promote healing.
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(MWD) group received microwave diathermy
treatment 1 day prior to Max-ECC.