The short wave diathermy treatment is a therapeutic program that can heal different types of afflictions of the joints, such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. In this treatment, a high-frequency electric current is passed through a short wave produced by short wave therapy machine for generating deep heat in the body tissues. The intense heat increases the flow of blood to the affected area and relieves the pain and discomfort. The short wave diathermy treatment can be used for sealing off the blood vessels or killing the abnormal cells. This treatment utilizes an electric current for the production of heat that targets the affected tissue. This Ayurvedic treatment can penetrate the skin up to 2 inches from the surface of the skin. This treatment doesn't really apply the heat directly to the body but the current from the machine helps in generating the heat within the afflicted tissue. The increasing heat promotes the flow of blood so that the flexibility is improved in the connective joints as well as stiff tissues. So, when your pain and inflammation decreases, you can enjoy a wide range of motion without the discomfort. You can now move effortlessly and take part in other allied rehabilitation treatment much easily. The short wave diathermy side effects are relatively low compared to many treatments that aim at reducing the pain and discomfort in the joint areas. As a result, this short wave therapy medicine is acknowledged and used all across the world.