Electro stimulation involves the application of gentle electric current by attaching small leads to acupuncture needles. This enhances the stimulation or desired effect for the treatment. It is frequently used with painful, chronic conditions but can be applied for a number of ailments such as muscle spasms and neurological disorders. It is important to let your acupuncturist know if you have history of seizures/epilepsy, heart disease, pacemaker insertion during your initial intake and review of medical history. Ideal for painful, chronic, inflammatory conditions among hundreds of other health conditions.
Electroacupuncture is a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles. According to some acupuncturists, this practice augments the use of regular acupuncture, can restore health and well-being, and is particularly good for treating pain.