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Electric Stim Therapy

What is Electric Stim Therapy?

Electric therapy is a form of non-invasive chiropractic therapy that uses electrical stimulation to treat muscle pain and spasms. Electrical stimulation uses tiny pulses of low frequency electricity to cause a single muscle or a group of muscles to contract. By placing electrodes on the skin throughout different parts of the body, we are able to help contract the muscle via electrical stimulation and help strengthen the affected muscle. Electrical stim therapy is not painful and the setting can be changed to allow for a forceful or gentle muscle contraction. Along with increasing muscle strength, the contraction of the muscle also promotes blood supply to the area that assists in healing.

Electric therapy mimics what happens within human cells by working to enhance the physiological processes. A study coordinated by Prof. Bert Op ‘Eijnde, from the University of College in Hasselt, Belgium, shows that electric stim therapy has a positive and statistically significant effect in improving endurance and reducing fatigue and chronic pain. Electric stimulation works at a cellular level to boost energy and restore homeostasis.

Electric therapy does not hurt. It progresses from a gentle tingling into a massage-like sensation as the frequency is increased. The therapy normally lasts anywhere from ten to 15 minutes, often with the use of hot or cold compresses depending on the type of pain. Patients who come to our Oakland Park clinic will always feel comfortable. Side effects can include mild tenderness, short-term redness and minor skin irritation. Our goal at USA Health and Therapy is to help our patients not hurt them!

What Is Electrical Stimulation Used For?

Electrical stimulation therapy has been used to treat a variety of conditions including:

There are three types of electric therapy used by our Ft. Lauderdale chiropractic clinic:

  • General – Alleviates pain and helps to heal wounds
  • Muscular – Strengthens muscles by reducing muscle spasms
  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) – Treats chronic pain

What Are The Benefits of Chiropractic Electrical Stimulation?

What are the advantages of Electric STIM therapy from USA Health and Therapy?

  • Reduces fatigue
  • Decreases pain
  • Increases endurance
  • Increases circulation

By utilizing and encouraging the body’s natural healing mechanisms, electrical stimulation and similar chiropractic therapies can drastically reduce the dependence on medications and unnecessary surgeries and resolve the symptoms of underlying causes much quicker.

We encourage you to visit our Oakland Park chiropractic clinic today to discuss the range of chiropractic therapies USA Health and Therapy uses to improve your quality of life!

USA Health & Therapy

3434 Northeast 12th Avenue
Oakland Park, FL 33334-4523
  • " Dr. Singer is genuine, upfront and to the point about his services. Always professional and probably one of the best chiropractors I've ever been too. "
    - Robert Harris
  • " Dr. Craig Singer is one of the best doctors! His first priority is to help people, this is real, and you start feeling it from your first visit. And of course, he is very professional. Besides that he has a very good personality. I keep recommending him to all my friends "
    - Vito L
  • " Have been adjusted by over 50 chiros in my life and Dr Craig is right up there with the best. His method of relaxing each client (hydro-jet-bed then massage) before the adjustment really helps. There is also a physical therapist with his own therapy room to help get your range of motion back like he did for me. VERY REASONABLE pricing and VERY flexible hours SO PLEASE be nice and try to avoid his lunch hour so he and his staff can eat because the poor guy refuses to say no. "
    - Bill Clark
  • " Hands of gold, and a personality to match. Gentle, even tempered get's the job done EVERY TIME. A DOCTOR'S DOCTOR. "
    - James W
  • " I am an avid cyclist. I was referred to see Dr. Singer by another triathlete. He has these great stim and muscle relaxation machines as well as a massage therapist to get you ready for the spine manipulation. This guy is first class folks. You will not be disappointed. Also he is the fairest around on what he charges for his services. The best! "
    - Bruce Keno
  • " Great place to go to get a massage. Very professional and treats every part that is aching. I would go again, if I can weekly! That's how good they are! "
    - Yasmin Tassara Miyashiro
  • " Come as a patient & leave like family!! You'd be crazy to go somewhere else. Facility: Clean at all times! Customer Service: Professional and Rare Results: (I'M DOING BACK FLIPS NOW) HAHA Definitely will exceed your expectations. THANK YOU DR. SINGER , NADINE AND ALEX! "
    - Geraldine P