Article | Category: Glossary Terms

Treatments using the stimulating properties of a low voltage electric current. Used to reaffirm muscle, eliminate cellulite and help in weight loss treatments. Electrotherapy is the generic term for the treatment of disease by means of electricity (e.g. nemectron, galvanionization, ultrashort waves, infrared rays, ultraviolet rays, illumination - partial and total baths, diadynamic currents, and ultrasound). Diathermy refers to the generation of heat in tissue by electric currents for medical or surgical purposes.