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    Occupational Therapist


    Therapeutic Modalities 212

    Electrical Currents for Soft Tissue Healing and Pain Control


    3.0

    Electrical Currents for Soft Tissue Healing

    • Explain how electrical stimulation facilitates wound healing
    • Describe 3 parameters for electrical stimulation to promote wound healing
    • Explore and list 2 parameters for the use of iontophoresis
    • Describe the use of electrical currents for edema control
    • List 3 precautions and 3 contraindications for the use of electrical currents in tissue healing


    Electrical Currents for Pain Control

    • Describe the use of conventional TENS, Low-rate and Burst-Mode TENS for the use of pain control
    • List and describe 3 contraindications for the use of electrical currents for pain control
    • Examine parameters such as waveform, electrode placement, amplitude, treatment time and frequency in the use of electrical currents for the use ofpain control
    • Read case studies and highlight clinical application

    (This content is NOT included in the Therapeutic Modalities 101 course)


    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

    Downloadable Course in PDF
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    $57.00 USD


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