Electro-Muscle Stimulation

Q: What is Electro-Muscle Stimulation?

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

Q: How does Electro-Muscle Stimulation work?

A: 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

Q: What does Electro-Muscle Stimulation feel like?

A: 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 the course of your 10-20 minute treatment, for maximum healing effect.

Q: Why is Electro-Muscle Stimulation used?

A: Electro-Muscle Stimulation has been used as an effective form of pain relief. 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