With the use of a small and battery-powered device, TENS works by sending low current. The current passes through electrodes that are placed on the skin’s surface.
While proven to relieve pain, it should be noted that pain relief provided is only temporary.
Other Physiotherapy Treatments
Fitting of Orthosis
Assistive Device Training
What are some of the Conditions and Injuries that can benefit from Physiotherapy?
Tendonitis occurs when the tendons become irritated and inflamed. This condition can also be attributed to overstretching, overuse, and repetitive movements.
When unresponsive to home remedies, the following physiotherapy approaches are recommended:
Supportive brace or strap
When ligaments supporting the wrist bones are injured, it can result to wrist sprain. This kind of injury is often attributed to overstretching of the wrist ligaments.
Common physiotherapy treatments for the condition include:
Ice packs or heat
When the ACL ligament becomes partially or completely torn, the condition is called ACL tear. This type of injury is often seen in athletes who are involved in high-intensity sports such as football, basketball, soccer, and rugby.
Depending on the condition’s severity, one (or a combination) of the following physiotherapy interventions may be recommended: