Iontophoresis is a treatment modality used by physical and occupational therapists and other healthcare providers that frequently uses a machine or device and electrodes to generate direct current for the purpose of driving charged molecules of medication through the skin to underlying tissues. Recent developments in iontophoresis includes wireless electrodes that do not require a machine or device.
The most frequently used medication in rehabilitation iontophoresis treatments is dexamethasone which has a negatitive polarity of charge.
Iontophoresis in a non-invasive alternative to steroid injections which can be painful or potentially introduce infection at the injection site.
ProHealthcareProducts.com offers a number of iontophoresis electrodes and devices or machines manufactured by Iomed, Travanti, Empi, Chattanooga, and Activa Tek.
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