Electrotherapy is the electrical stimulation of tissues for therapeutic purposes.The therapy uses specific waves of a certain wavelength and frequency from the electromagnetic spectrum to produce the desired physiological and chemical changes in the body. Electrotherapy is used clinically to stimulate tissue healing, reduce pain and swelling and to restore normal muscle and joint function. Electrotherapy modalities offered at Evergreen Clinic include Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS), Interferential Current (IFC) and Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS).
Therapeutic Effects may include:
Reducing pain by blocking transmission of pain signals or by stimulating the release of pain-relieving endorphins
- Reducting Swelling
- Improving circulation
- Relief of Chronic Muscle Tightness