There are various branches in the field of medical science that deal with the human body and assist it to be in a perfect and painless state. The physiotherapy treatment is an alternative mode of treatment which is given with or without medicine that depends on the particular patient. This is an external form of treatment. It is given in the case of chronic pain, tissue tear, muscle pull, post surgery, accidents, physical trauma and the likes. This kind of treatment is given by expert physician known as a physiotherapist. In this treatment, there are usually set of exercises along with equipments. There are different therapies that are given depending on the case in question. By considering the medical condition of a patient, an expert can only decide which therapy will be conducive to the patient. There are also available modern equipment that are utilized for successful treatment of a patient by which he is cured in a short period. However, the treatment must be done by an expert only.
Something about Electrotherapy treatment
The electrotherapy is most frequently used as forms of treatment in the department of physiotherapy. It is used in getting relief from muscle spasm, enhances blood circulation, increases motion, relieves acute pain after trauma and manages pain. The electrotherapy is the utilization of electric energy for the purpose of medical treatment that is done by experts by the use of equipments. These types of electrocare physiotherapy equipments are very helpful in giving relief in pain. The electrotherapy can be used for many reasons that include the stimulation of the brain for the treatment of neurological ailments and is also used for healing the wounds.
About Electrotherapy Equipment
In the electrotherapy or electro care equipments for treatment of pain and injury is made use of electric stimulation. The electrotherapy devices that are used include as TENS units, EMS machines, IFT equipments and MENS machine. This kind of treatment is performed by doctors, coaches, therapists, athletes and trainers.
TENS: It is electric stimulation equipment for reducing acute pain with low rate of risk. In this method the device makes use of low frequency with high intensity or vice versa for the treatment of ailment. Usually it is used for treatment of nerve pain, labour pain, lower back pain and arthritis.
EMS: This method of treatment involves use of electric signals for muscle contraction. Healthy and fit individuals can make use of this technique also for increasing the muscle strength. In athletes it is very popular device in sports training. This technique is used on immobilise patients.
MENS: This technique or equipment involves use of sending low frequency electric current for increasing the healing process, recovery of the ruptured ligament, tendon repair and treat macular degeneration in old age.
IFT: In this method are used two high frequency signals which are at the same time passed through the skin. It is believed to be as effective as TENS.
The home electrotherapy equipment helps in tightening of muscles that cause pain in the neck and back.