Published in Blood Weekly, January 12th, 2006
In a recently published report, investigators in the United States conducted an in vitro "study on the effects of pulsed low intensity ultrasound on the cellular metabolism of bovine intervertebral disc cells" to "determine whether pulsed low intensity ultrasound has effects on cell proliferation and extracellular matrix metabolism by bovine intervertebral disc cells."
The investigators said that "the application of pulsed low intensity ultrasound is known to be effective in stimulating fracture and cartilage repair. However, the effects of pulsed...
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