Srimathi’s Electrotherapeutic Agents Manual

by N Srinivasan

This book provides a concise easy-to-carry manual for a better understanding of regularly in use, not in use, and recently introduced electrotherapeutic physical agents. This reading manual is formulated with the contents starting from the basic concepts on physiotherapeutic approach to all types of electrotherapeutic physical agents arranged in a sequence, in the most easily understandable language. Utmost care and effort is taken to summarize the last two chapters, in particular the topic on ESWT, to make the reader feel it as a special feature in this manual. The text is good for all exam-going UG and PG physiotherapy students, practising physiotherapists as well as to all PG medical students who are interested in the fields of rehabilitation. Contents include inflammation and pain; physical agents, such as a general concept, classification of physical agents, modalities available; physical modalities, such as low frequency currents, faradic type currents, galvanic type currents, special currents of LFC, medium frequency currents, interferential currents, transcutaneous electroanalgesic nerve stimulation currents, hydrocollator packs, paraffin wax therapy, infrared radiations, ultraviolet radiations, laser, microwave diathermy; advanced electrotherapeutics, such as hyperstimulation, microcurrent stimulation, extracorporeal shock wave therapy, biofeedback, and electromyograph; and so on.

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Book Detail

Author
1. Srinivasan N
Author's Affiliation
1. Sanjana’s Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
ISBN
9789350251041
Speciality
Physiotherapy
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11276
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2011
Pages
262
Book Type
Professional

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