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Electrotherapy represents using electric current for therapeutical purposes. Its medical application was discovered via many positive effects on muscular and neural structures.  
Electrotherapy leads to the feeling of warmth which influences the dilatation of blood vessels, has analgetic influence because of its neural endings stimulation (which are responsible for pain transfer), enhances muscle mass, and stimulates damaged nerves. Diadynamic current can have a strong antiedematous effect.

All this tells us that electrotherapy represents an important and unavoidable part in the rehabilitation. There are several ways to implement electrotherapy in physical medicine:

Electrotherapy is applied for about 20 minutes, while neural and muscle stimulation takes about 30 minutes.

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