Iontophoresis Medications Used in Physical Therapy
By Lily W Hung , DPT ,MHA, CFCE
on Mar 15 , 2020
Iontophoresis , a type of electrical stimulation that is used to administer specific medication into your body through the skin ; is a therapeutic modality commonly used in physical therapy. It is often used to treat a variety of different conditions.
There are different medication that can be used in iontophoresis . Some medications are used to decrease inflammation, while others are used to decrease calcium deposits in muscle and tendon tissue.
It is important that you understand the goals of treatment and the type of medication that is being used. To understand more about commonly used iontophoresis medications click read more and ask your therapist for better understanding.
Magnisium sulfate, Calcium chloride are both helpful in decreasing muscle spasms.