ELectro-Muscle Stimulation

A special form of electrical current that is administered at the site of soft tissue injury, especially muscles, for the blocking of pain.

Small amounts of electrical current are induced into the tissues for the purpose of reducing swelling. This widely used technique safely strengthens muscles and helps reduce painful symptoms.

Patients generally feel a slight tingling sensation at first. Since your body may become accustomed to the initial setting, the intensity may be raised during teh course of your 10-20 minute treatment for maximum healing effect.

Electro-Muscle Stimulation has been used as an effective form of pain releif. It is recommended in cases in which pain is accompanied by swelling and inflammation.

Patient Benefits:
Reduces pain sensation
Helps decrease swelling
Promotes general muscle tone
Speeds the healing process