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electrotherapy

 [e-lek″tro-ther´ah-pe]
treatment of disease by means of electricity; see also diathermy.
cerebral electrotherapy electrosleep.

e·lec·tro·ther·a·peu·tics

, electrotherapy (ē-lek'trō-thār'ă-pyū'tiks, -thār'ă-pē),
Use of electricity in the treatment of disease.

electrotherapy

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. electrothera·pies
Medical therapy using electric currents. Also called electrotherapeutics.

electrotherapy

Alternative medicine
A general term for any use of electric current as a therapy, usually understood to mean that which is not FDA approved or deemed effective by mainstream medical practitioners.

e·lec·tro·ther·a·peu·tics

, electrotherapy (ĕ-lek'trō-thār'ă-pyū'tiks, -ă-pē)
Use of electricity in the treatment of disease.

e·lec·tro·ther·a·peu·tics

, electrotherapy (ĕ-lek'trō-thār'ă-pyū'tiks, -ă-pē)
Use of electricity in treatment of disease.
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The electrotherapy market leading companies are Eme srl (Italy), BTL (Czech Republic), EMS Physio Ltd.
No local or systemic side effects were noticed with electrotherapy. There was no discernible improvement or deterioration of neurological signs during the study period.
Cranial electrotherapy stimulation in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder: a pilot study of two military veterans.
Often, in the last time there is application of therapy by acupressure simultaneously with electrotherapy especially with Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation [1].
The critical understanding is that PEMF, even targeted PEMF, is only a delivery system for an electrotherapy. However, unlike other forms of electrotherapy delivery, PEMF will treat directly through dressings, casts, and clothing.
For decades, electrotherapy has been used to help professional athletes and weekend warriors recover from strains, sprains, pain, and injuries.
US orthopaedic devices manufacturer Encore Medical Corporation said on Wednesday (8 November) that it has acquired Sweden-based electrotherapy and rehabilitation devices provider Cefar AB for an undisclosed sum.
Electrotherapy Explained, 4th Edition--Principles and Practice.
Cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) sends microcurrents to the brain via electrodes clipped to the ears.
Under the 2-year demonstration project, newly covered services include extraspinal manipulation, x-rays, EMG and nerve conduction studies, clinical lab tests, electrotherapy, ultrasound therapy, and evaluation and management services.
We conducted a prospective, randomized, double-blind pilot study of patients presenting with symptoms of obstructed nasal breathing to determine whether electrotherapy could provide nonsurgical symptom relief Forty patients were divided into an electrotherapy group (n = 20) and a placebo group (n = 20).