INTERFERENTIAL THERAPY (IFT)
Interferential Therapy (IFT) is an electrical modality treatment that uses low-frequency electric currents to stimulate the nerves in our body which relieves pain, reduces swelling amongst many other health benefits. The currents are sent through the skin in pulses and does not cause any pain towards the patient. At the most, it will only cause tickling sensations and muscular reactions such as spasms.
IFT uses a range of frequencies that stimulate the body to get positive reactions such as increasing blood supply in areas which in turn hastens the healing speed. In the United States, IFT is approved for the symptomatic relief and management of chronic (long-term) intractable, post-traumatic and post-surgical pain. It has become an incredibly popular treatment method amongst various medical professionals nowadays use IFT as it is a drug-free and non-invasive method of healing and pain relief, ease of use and lack of side effects.
This therapy method can be used to treat to provide back pain relief, neck pain relief, knee pain relief, shoulder pain relief and muscle pain relief. Other conditions that can be treated by the Interferential Current Therapy include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spondylitis and ankylosing spondylitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, bruising and swelling, post-operative pain, rotator cuff, sports injuries, tennis elbow and many more.