People who suffer from back injuries, constant back pain, sports injuries, muscular strains, and physical injuries due to accidents or any other pain in any part of the body usually seek a chiropractor for better and lasting relief. Chiropractic care is a type of treatment that focuses on the improvement of the musculoskeletal system and spinal health with a help of alternative medicine, manual adjustment or manipulation of the spine. A Chiropractor emphasizes the pain reduction and improvement of the physical functionality and spinal mobility of the patients while educating them about how to keep the balanced healthy life with required exercises, ergonomics, and other therapies.
What are Electrical Stimulation & Ultrasound Treatments?
Back pain, whether acute or chronic, can make it very difficult to lead your life peaceful. People who suffer from a series of back pain, inflammation, muscular spasm, or spinal injury can’t lead and enjoy the life fully and in some cases, it is difficult to diagnose the exact cause of the pain. In such cases, a chiropractor helps the patient in every possible way to reduce or cure his pain in the form of various therapies and treatments. There are many treatments that prove fruitful in back pain relief, such as acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments, spinal mobilization, exercises, massage techniques etc. In many cases, electrical stimulation is also used to improve and cure the pain. The Electrical Stimulation & Ultrasound Treatments can provide a faster and better relief from injury and pain. The electrical impulses from the nervous system of human body cause contractions in the skeletal muscles and if the muscles are overburdened these contractions can cause inflammation which creates a series of pain. In the Electrical Stimulation therapy, an electrical current of a low frequency is fired into these stress areas due to which a healing chemical is naturally stimulated in the large nerve fibers decreasing the pain signals. It is adjusted according to the patient’s requirements and details of inflammation, injury, and pains. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) also uses electrical stimulations to reduce the chronic and acute pain by applying electrodes to the areas where the treatment is required.
Ultrasound therapy is another treatment provided by expert Chiropractor Dr. Steven Schneider, D.C. P.C. to cure the muscular stress, pain, and inflammation. In Ultrasound treatment, the sound waves at an expertly set frequency are used to stimulate the tissues of the muscles. The sound waves are delivered directly through the skin by a device to the affected areas and the purpose is to drive the inflammation out of the muscles. It is a safe and effective treatment and suggested according to the needs of the patients. The ultrasound treatment can be done along with the Electrical stimulation therapy for the faster relief.
The Benefits of Electrical Stimulation & Ultrasound Treatments
Electrical Stimulation & Ultrasound Treatments are the most advanced and effective methods to cure the muscular stress, pain, and inflammation and is done by the experts according to the individual needs. Both of these therapies can increase the blood flow while reducing the pain and inflammation. They increase the production of endorphin in the muscles that can be called a natural painkiller in a human body. There are hardly any side effects of these treatments apart from minor allergic reactions and they can provide the pain relief without risky drugs or complicates surgical treatments.