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Electro-therapeutic Modalities

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At My Physio & Rehab centre, we also provide treatment using modalities to help patients with their condition. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) / Electrical musculoskeletal stimulation (EMS) can be used to treat both chronic (long lasting) and acute (short-term) pain.

The most common conditions that TENS therapy is used to treat are:

  • Osteoporosis-related joint, bone, or muscle problems
  • Fibromyalgia-related joint, bone, or muscle problems
  • Tendinitis (muscle tissue inflammation)
  • Bursitis (inflammation of the fluid-filled pads that cushion the joints)
  • Neck pain
  • Labour pain

Ultrasound is often used to provide deep heating to soft tissue structures in the body. Deep heating tendons, muscles or ligaments increases circulation to those tissues, which is thought to help the healing process. Increasing tissue temperature with ultrasound is also used to help decrease pain.