Efficacy of diclofenac & thiocolchioside gel phonophoresis comparison with ultrasound therapy on acute low back pain; a prospective, double-blind, randomized clinical study.

Altan L., Aksoy M. K., Ozturk E. K.

Ultrasonics, vol.91, pp.201-205, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 91
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ultras.2018.08.008
  • Journal Name: Ultrasonics
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.201-205
  • Keywords: Ultrasound treatment, Phonophoresis, Acute low back pain, Diclofenac, Thiocolchioside, SINGLE-BLIND, MUSCLE, SAFETY, MHZ
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: To investigate the effect of Phonophoresis (PP) with the combination of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID's) and myorelaxant versus routine Ultrasound (US) treatment with non-therapeutic gel on the patients with acute low back pain (ABP).