Combination electrotherapy is a popular modality used in physical therapy and rehabilitation. Electrotherapy (also known as electrical muscle stimulation or e-stim) uses an electrical machine that delivers electrical impulses to a patient’s body. This stimulation is done in order to promote and facilitate muscle healing and tissue regeneration. Not only is electrotherapy a popular modality in physical therapy.
Combination therapy includes TENS, IFT, UST, VMS, FES Etc
How it benefits?
Robins Physiocare treats everything from arthritis to pulled muscles to inflammation with ice packs or heating pads. Treating pain with hot and cold can be extremely effective for a number of different conditions and injuries, and easily affordable. The tricky part is knowing what situations calls for hot, and which calls for cold. Sometimes a single treatment will even include both.
As a general rule of thumb, use ice for acute injuries or pain, along with inflammation and swelling. Use heat for muscle pain or stiffness.
Fast Facts on Cold and Heat Treatment:-
Here are some key points about cold and heat treatment. More detail is in the main article.
Hydrocollator Moist Heat Hot Packs are the first choice for physiotherapists, physicians, chiropractors, athletic trainers and kinesiologists for over 60 years.
Hot packs are a type of physical modality often used in therapy clinics. They are applied to your injured body part by your physical therapist. Physical therapists wrap moist hot packs in several layers of towels and the hot packs are then applied directly to the exposed area that needs treatment. It provides up to 30 minutes of deep-felt, soothing, moist heat.