Electric Muscle Stimulation Therapy Services for Pain
If you encounter trouble with an injury from a car accident, most healthcare providers would ask you to opt for physical therapy to speed up the recovery process. Along with all other treatment types administered, you may also be receiving muscle stimulation through electric method as a part of this therapy. We at Med-Pro Medical Group offer electric muscle stimulation therapy services in the South Florida area to help you live a healthy and pain-free life.
What is Electric Muscle Stimulation?
Electric muscle stimulation is recognized as a physical therapy treatment that doctors often suggest to accomplish different physical therapy-related tasks. The idea behind this involves using electric current to strengthen the muscles, block the pain signals, and enhance the flow of blood in your body.
If you are suffering from an illness or injury that is preventing you from smooth body movement, our electric muscle stimulation therapy service is what you may need.
What is the Use of E-stim Therapy?
Electric stimulation therapy is used to address different cases related to physical therapy. These include:
● Administering medicines for inflammation
● Improving the weak muscles or the ones that are not functioning properly
● Assists in decreasing the spasms or pain
Suppose you are encountering pain, inflammation, spasms or muscle weakness. In that case, this might indicate your need to visit a physical therapist who can help you with the requisite electric muscle stimulation treatment.
Some of the many medical conditions that you can treat using E-stim therapy include:
● Lower back injuries
● Post-surgery pain
● Poor motor control or muscle weakness
Electric muscle stimulation therapy has been associated to address stubborn wounds and is administered by our wound care specialist physical therapist, who decides the treatment course after scrutinizing your wound and other chronic health conditions.
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What Should You Expect During the Electric Muscle Stimulation?
Our doctors deciding the electric muscle stimulation therapy to treat your case will explain the entire procedure to you before actually moving ahead.
Typically, the E-stim Therapy Involves:
Application of electrodes to those parts of the body that are in need of treatment. A wire connects these electrodes to an electric muscle stimulation machine.
- You will experience a tingling sensation
- The therapist will increase the sensation until it is strong enough but comfortable at the same time
- You will enjoy the treatment and relax throughout the session if the therapy is used for pain relief or muscle spasms.
- You might experience a squeezing sensation or muscle contraction if the therapy enhances muscle function or strength.
Though electric muscle stimulation may make you feel uncomfortable, it will never lead to any additional injuries or pain.
If you are experiencing pain or muscle contraction, ask for our E-Stim therapy. To make an appointment you can simply fill out the form and a member of our staff will be in contact. You can also call us to learn more about our range of electric muscle stimulation therapy services.