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Table 2 Instrument adjustments and treatment modalities for ultrasound therapy.

From: Efficacy of conservative treatment regimes for hip osteoarthritis - Evaluation of the therapeutic exercise regime "Hip School": A protocol for a randomised, controlled trial

Parameter Setup
Frequency 1 MHz
Mode Continuous mode
Intensity 1 W/cm2
Head size 5 cm2
Duration of treatment 15' (5' each from anterior, lateral, and posterior)
Treatment area 70-80 cm2 about the affected hip joint
Treatment frequency 1/week
Total number of treatments 12