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Electrotherapy is a modality, which can be used by your physiotherapist. There are several forms of electrotherapy all having different effects on the soft tissues of the body.

Ultrasound:

Ultrasound is a modality used to help influence the healing process. It has been shown to increase blood flow in the microcirculation of tissues to help to influence the lay down of scar tissue during the healing process.

Tens:

Small handheld device used to deliver low intensity currents to help stimulate and modulate the nerve fibres of the body that report pain. Often used for patients who are experiencing significant acute pain but also can be used in chronic pain management.

Muscle stimulation:

Muscle stimulation is used to enter a current into the muscle groups to help in the recruitment of muscles, which are damaged or weakened often used after injury or surgery.