Electric Muscle Stimulation is a well-known way to help the body in the healing process. This is achieved by placing adhesive pads with electrodes on the patient’s skin and sending a very small electrical current in to the effected soft tissue injury or muscle spasm.
Electric Stimulation Therapy is a great way to treat a spasm is a back or neck muscle. It works well in relaxing the muscle and letting it to return to its normal state in a short period of time.
Another benefit of this treatment is that the nerves in the problem area are stimulated, which can help block pain signals from the nerves to the brain. This is just another reason that electric stimulation therapy is used in combination with other treatments to help treat chronic as well as many acute conditions.