Physical therapy modalities include the following:
- Electrical Muscle Stimulation
- Myofascial Release
- Therapeutic Exercises
- Dry Needling
Electrical Muscle Stimulation and Ultrasound are both effective tools in decreasing pain, muscle spasm, promoting healing and circulation, and controlling inflammation.
Their effects can be enhanced with moist heat, ice, or use of specific lotions/ointments (called iontophoresis, phonophoresis).
Electrical Muscle Stimulation and Ultrasound can be used to treat the following:
- Neck and Back Spasms
- Bruising and Contusions