At Prorehab Physio, electrical modalities such as ultrasound, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), or muscle stimulation may be one of the treatment options used to help resolve your injury and relieve pain.
TENS is a drug-free method to help control pain. Electrical impulses are delivered through electrodes placed on the skin in an attempt to control the brain’s perceived pain impulses. This can be useful as part of a treatment plan for pain control.
The basic principle of Interferential (IFT) is to utilise the significant Physiological effects of low frequency electrical stimulation of the nerves without the associated painful and somewhat unpleasant side effects sometimes associated with low frequency stimulation . IFT is mainly used for pain relief , muscle stimulation , Increased Blood flow and reduction of Oedema .