Electrical Modalities to relieve from Pain
Electrical Modalities

Modalities

i.             Advanced Combination Therapy

Robins Physiocare offers best high-tech electrotherapy in Gurgaon

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?

  • Electrotherapy is effective in the management of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Used in physical therapy for relaxation of muscle spasms
  • Prevention and retardation of disuse atrophy
  • Increase in local blood circulation
  • Muscle rehabilitation and re-education
  • Maintaining and increasing range of motion
  • Management of chronic and intractable pain
  • Post-traumatic acute pain
  • Post-surgical acute pain
  • Immediate post-surgical stimulation of muscles to prevent venous thrombosis
  • Improvement in the effectiveness in delivering prescription drugs-electromotive drug administration (EMDA)
  • Shoulder Disorders – Adhesive Capsulitis, Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Chronic Wounds – Electrotherapy helps in wound healing pressure ulcers
  • Chronic Pain – complex regional pain syndrome, Headaches
  • Radiculopathy – Upper and lower spine disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders – epicondylitis, bone fractures, recovery from joint conditions

ii.           Hot And Cold Therapy

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.

  • Cold treatment reduces inflammation by decreasing blood flow. Apply within 48 hours after an injury.
  • Heat treatment promotes blood flow and helps muscles relax. Use for chronic pain.
  • Alternating heat and cold may help reduce exercise-induced muscle pain.
  • Never use extreme heat, and never put ice directly on the skin.
  • Hydrocollator – Hot Therapy

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.

Benefits:-

  • Relieves Pain
  • Relaxes tight muscles causing tissues to relax.
  • Decreases pain caused by muscle tension or spasms.
  • Causes vasodilatation of the blood vessels which increases circulation to the area.
  • Re-usable & Good for Hundreds of Treatments
  • Drug-Free Pain Management
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