Electrical Stimulation Therapy:
Electrical Stimulation Therapy Increases Rate of Healing of Pressure Ulcers in Community-Dwelling People With Spinal Cord Injury
People with spinal cord injury are at an increased risk for developing pressure ulcers. They are particularly susceptible to pressure ulcers occurring in the skin overlaying the ischial tuberosity because of their extensive wheelchair use….
EST involves delivering low levels of electric current directly to or surrounding the wound bed using specialized surface electrodes and equipment. It has been shown to induce cellular actions in virtually all phases of the wound healing cascade...(read PDF for full study)
RESEARCH: Wound Healing
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