electrotherapeutic current

electrotherapeutic current

any of three types of electric current, which, when introduced into biological tissue, is capable of producing specific physiological changes. The three types are direct monophasic, alternating biphasic, and pulsed polyphasic electric current.
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A pre-modulated bipolar electrotherapeutic current (80-120hz) was applied to the rhomboids and upper trapezius muscles.