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Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) in Leesburg

Electrical Muscle Stimulation in Leesburg

Patient Benefits:

  • Reduces pain sensation

  • Helps decrease swelling

  • Promotes general muscle tone

  • Speeds the healing process

Q: What is Electro-Muscle Stimulation?

A: EMS is a special form of electrical current that is administered at the site of a soft tissue injury, especially muscles, for the blocking of pain.

Q: How does Electro-Muscle Stimulation work?

A: Small amounts of electrical current are induced into affected soft tissues to decrease spasticity and reduce swelling. This widely used technique safely strengthens muscles and helps reduce painful symptoms.

Q: What does Electro-Muscle Stimulation feel like?

A: Patients generally feel a slight tingling sensation at first. Since your body may become accustomed to the initial setting, the intensity may be raised during the course of your 10-20 minute treatment, for maximum healing effect.

Q: Why is Electro-Muscle Stimulation used?

A: EMS has been used as an effective form of pain relief and is recommended in cases in which pain is accompanied by swelling, inflammation and muscle spasticity.

Are you interested in learning more about e-stim and how to incorporate it into a comprehensive chiropractic plan? Schedule an appointment at Chapman Health Group in Leesburg, FL today by calling 352-728-6886.