What is Interferential Electro-Therapy?
It is a therapeutic treatment to aid in the relief of pain and the promotion of soft tissue healing.
How does Interferential Electro-Therapy work?
Tiny amounts of electrical impulses are induced into the tissues in the vicinity of the injury. Where these waves intersect below the surface of the skin, a low-frequency stimulation is created. This prompts the body to secrete endorphins and other natural painkillers to help relieve pain.
What does Interferential Electro-Therapy feel like?
Most patients find Interferential Electro-Therapies to be extremely beneficial and describe the treatment as a faint ‘tingling’ sensation.
Why is Interferential Electro-Therapy used?
Interferential Electro-Therapies is most often used for pain relief and to aid in reducing the swelling of soft tissue. Ligament sprains, muscle strains and spasms often respond to this treatment, helping to reduce spasms and atrophy and increase circulation in any phase of healing; acute, repair and remodeling.
- Reduces painful symptoms
- Decreased local swelling
- Restores normal movement
- Releases the body’s natural painkillers
- Accelerates the healing process