Electrotherapy is the use of mild electrical currents to promote tissue healing by increasing circulation, and decreasing pain, as well as reducing swelling and inflammation. There are several types of current that affect the neuromuscular system differently and the physiotherapist will determine, based on individual situations, which would be most beneficial. The electrical modalities available at this clinic are: Interferential Current (IFC), Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS).
The physiotherapist will work with the client to develop a structured, goal-oriented, individualized treatment program designed to maximize the individual’s ability to return to work.
Our Ultrasound Techniques in Sudbury
Therapeutic ultrasound is a modality that has been used by physiotherapists since the 1940s. Ultrasound is applied using the head of an ultrasound probe that is placed in direct contact with your skin via a transmission coupling gel.
Therapeutic ultrasound has been shown to cause an increase in: