What is it?
Electric stimulation therapy, also known as electrotherapy or e-stim, is a type of treatment that uses electrical impulses to stimulate the muscles and nerves in the body. During an electric stimulation session, electrodes are placed on the skin in the area where treatment is needed. The electrodes are connected to a machine that delivers low-level electrical currents to the targeted muscles and nerves.
Electric stimulation therapy can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including chronic pain, muscle spasms, and nerve damage. It can also be used to help improve muscle strength, range of motion, and circulation. Additionally, electric stimulation therapy can be a useful tool for rehabilitation after an injury or surgery.
Has been shown to effectively reduce pain in the muscles and nerves. The electrical currents delivered during the treatment can help to block pain signals from reaching the brain, providing a natural form of pain relief without the use of medication. This makes it an ideal treatment option for individuals with chronic pain conditions, such as arthritis or fibromyalgia.
Improved Muscle Function
Can also be used to improve muscle function and strength. By stimulating the muscles with electrical impulses, the therapy can help to strengthen weakened muscles and improve muscle tone. This can be particularly beneficial for individuals with muscle atrophy or those recovering from an injury or surgery.
Has been shown to help promote faster healing in the body. By increasing blood flow and circulation to the affected area, the therapy can help to promote the healing of damaged tissue and reduce inflammation. This can be particularly beneficial for individuals recovering from an injury or surgery, as well as those with chronic conditions that affect their mobility.