Short Answer: The AlphaSonic is very safe to use during all phases of injury and can be used with metal pins, plates and staples. However, there are safety guidelines and contradictions listed below that be read before using the AlphaSonic.
Long Answer: The AlphaSonic sound wave technology is very safe to use overall. It is non-invasive and emits sound waves similar to what our bodies produce naturally when we are in a state of alpha, making the device highly bio-compatible. Since the AlphaSonic does not heat tissue, it is also safe to use in all phases of an injury– acute, sub-acute and chronic. Unlike some other therapy devices, there is no tolerance buildup. It also safe to apply over metal pins, plates and staples. However, there are safety guidelines and contradictions listed below that should be read before using the product.
AlphaSonic Safety Guidelines and Contraindications:
- As with all electrically operated equipment, do not use in or around water or while driving.
- For external use only.
DO NOT: use the AlphaSonic with a pacemaker, touch directly to a known or suspected blood clot, use with unexplained calf pain, touch directly onto extremely inflamed skin or open wounds (hold a few inches away instead). Check with your doctor for use during pregnancy and the aforementioned issues before using.