Muscle Stimulation

Electrotherapy is used for the relaxation of muscle spasms, prevention and retardation of disuse atrophy, increase of local blood circulation, muscle rehabilitation and re-education.

There are many types of electric stimulation available for the various tissues that sustain injury including:

  • Interferential current
  • Galvanic stimulation
  • TENS
  • Microcurrent therapy
  • Russian stimulation
  • Combination therapy
  • Iontophoresis

Electric muscle stimulation is used for maintaining and increasing range of motion, management of chronic and intractable pain, post-traumatic acute pain, post surgical acute pain, immediate post-surgical stimulation of muscles to prevent venous thrombosis, wound healing, and drug delivery.