An electrotherapeutic modality that uses low levels of electrical current (less than 1 mAmp) to facilitate circulation and cellular healing or to reduce pain or edema.
Synonym(s): low-intensity stimulator, microcurrent electrical neuromuscular stimulator, microcurrent electrical stimulator.

microcurrent (mīˑ·krō·kerˈ·nt),

n small current used in a noninvasive electrotherapy technique where electrodes are applied at acupuncture points.
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In addition to traditional acupuncture, Turovskiy offers treatments with a microcurrent stimulator, a needle-free option that uses electrical conductivity on acupuncture points.
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