It means the use of electric current produced by a device to stimulate the nerves for producing analgesia (reducing pain).
It is a technique using a small electric charge to deliver a medicine or other chemical through the skin. The effect of the treatment can be local or general: pain in the muscles, overstrain, alleviating arthritis, accelerates the adsorption of hematomas and softens the scars.
It’s an antiphlogistic and pain-killing treatment during which we use different kind of electrical currents and well-controlled current impulses.It can be use effective in case of chronic pain syndromes, myalgia and certain kind of neuralgias.
Selective stimulus current
The stimulus current used during the treatment induces a strong but painless contraction of the certain muscle or muscle group. The aim is to prevent the decrease of the muscle strength or recovery of the weakened and paretic muscle.