Thursday, February 17, 2011

Muscle Stimulator

• This involves low frequency electrical stimulation used to activate and train a muscle, which has lost its action due to an injury, stress, neuralgia or any other reasons.

• Both faradic and galvanic type currents are uses depending on the intact/denervated fibers.

Benefits: Stimulate sensory and motor nerves, Facilitate muscle contraction, Re-educate muscle action, Improve circulation, Prevent adhesions, and Prevent contractures.

Indications: Neuralgia, Muscle atrophy, Muscle hypertrophy, Enervated muscles.

Contraindications: If any external fixations present on the area, screw/rod fixation areas, Cardiac arrhythmias, Cardiac pacemakers etc.

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