Practical Electrotherapy

by Jagmohan Singh

Utmost efforts have been made to cover all the latest advances and necessary aspects of Electrotherapy along with lots of new modalities that have been found effective for the treatment of various ailments. A fairly complete coverage of the subject describing how these modalities work and their effects upon the patient. The initial chapters lay the foundations of the principles of electrotherapy because a thorough understanding of these principles will ultimately lead to safer and more effective clinical practice. The nature, production, effects and uses on the body tissues of each modality are explained and illustrated. The text covers the introduction of electrotherapy describing basic terminologies, low, medium and high frequency currents, ultrasound therapy and actinotherapy, etc. in brief and comprehensive manner. Starting from Faradic type current, modified faradic current, Iontophoresis, commonly used ions and their indications for use, methods of treatment, safety and precautions have also been included. TENS, type of TENS, methods of treatment, indications for use, dangers and contraindications are also added. Explains interferential therapy, methods of treatment, its advantages, physiological effects, etc. Covers short-wave and microwave diathermy, methods of application, indications for use, physiological effects, therapeutic effects, dangers and contraindications. The book is useful for professionals of Physiotherapy, teachers, doctors, rehabilitation professionals, other paramedics and public in general.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Singh Jagmohan Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Banur, Patiala, Punjab, India
Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Rajpura, Patiala, Punjab, India
College of Physiotherapy, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences, MUKTSAR (Punjab) India
Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Banur, Dist. Patiala (Punjab), India
ISBN 9788180617416
Speciality Physiotherapy
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10855
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2006
Pages 314
Book Type Textbook


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