Electrotherapy is the provision of mild electrical currents to affected areas of the musculoskeletal systems of the body to accelerate the healing process and reduce swelling and pain. Used by our Physiotherapists, electrotherapy at Peak Remedial is a useful treatment option for treating chronic pain, muscle wasting, musculoskeletal injury and limitation, and nerve pain through the application of controlled electrical stimulation.
Therapeutic Ultrasound generates high-frequency sound waves by means of mechanical vibration in the metal treatment head of the ultrasound unit. Through transmitting energy waves into the tissues of the body, aiding healing to the injured area.
Therapeutic Ultrasound has a wide range of benefits to treat injuries to muscles, tendons, and soft tissues through the sound waves passing through the skin causing tissues in the affected area to vibrate aiding the structures to: