Whilst every veterinary physiotherapist relies heavily on their touch to diagnose their patient's problems, there are a marvellous range of electrotherapy's which can expedite their patient's progress.
Ellie offers the following range of treatments which add to the comprehensive package that she can offer every client
H - Therapy
H- wave is a unique neurological and muscle stimulator that enables deep penetration of muscle at low frequency current.
It has 2 frequencies, pain relief or tissue healing. Two modes of action
The H-WAVE can be applied in two ways - using 2Hz or 60Hz impulses - through special pads placed over and near the injury applying ultrasound gel. This make it safe and use for sub acute - chronic tissue damage, muscle spasm, oedema, pain and nerve damage.
2Hz Muscle Pump
The 2Hz 'therapeutic' mode creates visible muscular contractions, which increase the flow of oxygenated blood and stimulate lymphatic drainage through an injury site.
The 60Hz pain relief mode produces a different therapeutic effect - that of deep analgesia. This is achieved by shutting down the transmission of pain signals and is also believed to stimulate the production of the horses own pain-producing chemicals, endorphins and encephalins.
Laser therapy uses red and infrared light for the relief of pain, to accelerate healing and decrease inflammation. It is a Physio therapeutic management of musculoskeletal injuries and skin wounds.
Low level laser treatment optimises natural healing by modulating relevant cell activity with light of controlled wavelengths and energy density.