Left Hand Chiropractic – Longmont Chiropractor(303) 651-7003

Electrotherapy is a proven and effective therapy

Electrotherapy is a proven and effective therapy

Longmont ElectrotherapyBenefits of Electrotherapy in Colorado

Electrotherapy includes a variety of modalities including e-stim, interferential current, Russian biphasic, Hi-Volt, Micro stim and ultrasound.  In our chiropractic office, electrotherapy modalities are sometimes combined with more traditional chiropractic.  Some of the proven benefits of electrotherapy include:

  • Faster pain relief due to the release of endorphins
  • Decreased muscle spasms
  • Decreased swelling
  • Faster healing times due to increased mitochondrial activity
  • Increased blood and lymph flow
  • Anesthetic effect on hypersensitive nerves

When electrotherapy is not appropriate

Not all conditions are appropriate for electrotherapy.  Conditions that are contraindicated include:

  • Anything near the eyes, brain, heart or genitals
  • Neoplasms
  • Infections
  • In the presence of a pacemaker
  • On a pregnant uterus
  • Over metal implants

To learn more about our services to treat neck pain, back pain, whiplash and other body pains explore our website.  If you would like to learn more about chiropractic or massage, call our Longmont chiropractors at 303.651.7003.