Today is 17.8.2018
The time is 19:47

Dr. Encho Stoyanov

specialist in sports medicine



The main effects of applying the current to a body tissue are the excitomotor, thermic, trophic, analgesic and chemical effects.Electrotherapy is used to stimulate the denervated muscle, to reduce the hypotrophy caused by not using the normally innervated muscle, to maintain the muscular trophism in the denervated or partially innervated muscle and to strengthen the innervated muscle.

Electrotherapy is used for:

  • decreasing pain
  • improving circulation
  • improving muscle control
  • increasing muscle strength and tone
  • treatment of neuromuscular dysfunction
  • improves range of joint mobility
  • tissue repair
  • improves range of joint movement
  • acute and chronic edema
  • induces arterial, venous and lymphatic flow
  • iontophoresis-delivery of pharmacological agents
  • urine and fecal incontinence
  • affects pelvic floor musculature to reduce pelvic pain and strengthen musculature, treatment may lead to complete continence
  • muscle rehabilitation and re-education electrical muscle stimulation