What Is Interferential Electro-Therapy?
It is a Therapeutic Treatment to aid in the relief of pain and the promotion of soft tissue healing. Also Called E-Stim (Electro-Stimulation)
How Does it Work?
Tiny amounts of electrical impulses are induced into the the tissues in the vicinity of the injury. Where these waves intersect below the surface of the skin, a low frequency stimulation is created. This prompts the body to secrete endorphins and other natural pain killers to help relieve pain.
What Does it Feel Like?
Most Patients find Interferential Electro-Therapy extremely beneficial and describe the treatment as faint “pins & needles” sensation.
Why is it Used?
It is often used for pain relief and to aid in reducing the swelling of soft tissues.
Ligament sprains, muscle strains and spasms often respond very well to this treatment.
Summary of Patient Benefits:
- Reduces Painful Symptoms
- Decreases Local Swelling
- Promotes Muscle Tone
- Restores Normal Movements
- Releases the Body’s Natural Pain Killers
- Accelerates the Healing Process.
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