Focussed ultrasound takes aim at chronic lower back pain

Patients with collapsed intervertebral discs could be one day be treated without the need for invasive surgery, thanks to a system that focuses high intensity ultrasound onto the spine. The technology, developed by Prof Constantin Coussios and colleagues at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Oxford University, allows the ultrasound to be focused at a … Continue reading Focussed ultrasound takes aim at chronic lower back pain