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Electrotherapy in Veterinary Rehabilitation

by Cathryn Adolph, LVTtens

I remember the day that my physical therapist was trying to convince me how electrical shocks would make the neck pain I was suffering from better.  I’d like to hope I didn’t make a face at him, but I am pretty sure I did.  My PT and his assistant attached the probes, gave me a moist heat pack, asked me to lay on a padded table with a pillow, pulled the curtain shut, and told me they would return in 15 minutes.  I fell asleep and my transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) became my favorite part of my therapy. Continue…