Electrotherapy

Course Description:

Electrotherapy has been commonly used in physical therapy for 50 years. It involves stimulating the subcutaneous nerves with a mild electrical  to elicit therapeutic affects. In this course you will learn how to use the two most popular electrotherapy modalities – Interferential Current (IFC) and TENS – to help reduce pain, muscle spasm and assist with your drainage techniques.

Pre-Class study, One day in Class, and Post-class study

Duration:  

7 hours in-class

*pre course readings 

 

Delivery Model:

In Class Course

Modules:

Module 1: ​Principles of Electricity

​Module 2: Physiological Effects of Electricity

Module 3: Characteristics of IFC

Module 4: Characteristics of TENS

Module 5: Contraindications

​Module 6: Clinical Application of IFC & TENS

Module 7: Practical Application

Module 8: Case Studies

Module 9: Exam

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