Electrical Muscle Stimulation

Electrical muscle stimulation also known as “EMS” or “TENS” is a type of treatment often used in chiropractic care or other rehabilitation settings. The two primary uses for this treatment are pain relief and muscle re-education. EMS is a machine that provides an electrical current through wires that are connected to adhesive patches placed on the skin over a predetermined area. Electrical current is then sent from the machine to the patches and delivered into the muscle tissue below, causing a sensory or motor response