Electrotherapy is a form of non –invasive medical treatment, which uses small electrical impulses to repair tissue, stimulate muscles and increase sensations and muscle strength.
There are several different forms of/modalities used in electrotherapy:
• Interferential therapy (IFT)
• Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
• Electrical muscle stimulation (NMES).
Electrotherapy is indicated in conditions such as:
• Acute and chronic joint pains
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Sports injuries
• Post –operative pains
• Plantar fasciitis
• Tennis elbow
• Fibromyalgia, etc.