Electrical Muscle Stimulation:

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Electrical Muscle Stimulation is used at the Pain relief Centre by placing pads on or around the injured area and/or muscle, these pads send electrical pulses into the area. This type of chiropractic physiotherapy is beneficial for reducing pain, increasing blood flow into the injured area, and increasing healing.

Electric Muscle stimulation is sometimes used to prevent muscle atrophy by firing and activating the muscle, often seen in stroke patients, patients with neurological deficits, and/or post surgical patients.

The Pain Relief Centre of St Augustine Florida uses electrical current for treatment of joint and muscular disorders. The various benefits of electrical muscle stimulation are: Electrical stimulation can be used for mending broken bones and healing wounds. Electrical stimulation is sometimes used at very low levels of current to help in decreasing pain. It helps in reducing pain by allowing the body to produce certain pain killers called endorphins. Chiropractors make use of electrical stimulation to help in contracting the muscles. This is extremely helpful when the muscles lose strength and are unable to contract on their own.

Patient Benefits

Reduces pain sensation
Helps decrease swelling
Promotes general muscle tone
Speeds the healing process
Many painful symptoms can be relieved with the application of Electrical Muscle Stimulation
Dr. Scott Fechter practices chiropractic therapeutic services in St Augustine Florida and treats patients from nearby Cities. The Pain Relief Centre has locations in Palatka and St Augustine to accommodate chiropractic patients. Chiropractic can be an effective treatment for back pain, neck pain, headaches, joint pain, osteoarthritis and many other conditions.