high volt electrical stimulation

high volt e·lec·tri·cal stim·u·la·tion

(HVES) (hī vōlt ĕ-lek'trik-ăl stim'yū-lā'shŭn)
An electrotherapeutic modality that delivers a twin peak monophasic pulsed current at either a negative or a positive polarity to facilitate the reduction of pain or edema or to promote healing.
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