Electrotherapy uses small adhesive pads that attach to the skin and administer a mild electrical current. Electrotherapy is ideal when combined with other treatment approaches like chiropractic adjustments and physical therapy. Electrotherapy helps stimulate muscles to increase blood circulation and release endorphins, offering pain relief that can allow a patient to participate more actively in therapeutic exercises.
Electrotherapy helps improve joint range of motion, promote tissue healing, and decrease edema. Seeking electrotherapy treatment at our Portland and Hillsboro chiropractic offices can help treat back pain by strengthening muscles and reducing muscle spasms. Electrotherapy is not recommended for patients with pacemakers, metal implants, orthopedic and surgical devices.