The term ‘electro-physical agents’ is made up of a wide range of electrical and physical therapeutic modalities regularly used by physiotherapists such as:

  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Ice
  • Wax
  • Infrared radiation
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Low level laser
  • Hydrocollator heat packs
  • Interferential therapy
  • Neuromuscular electrical stimulation and many more

Electro-physical agents can be used effectively for:

  • Pain relief
  • Tissue repair in acute ligament, tendon, muscular and capsular injuries
  • Reduction of swelling
  • Resolution of haematomas
  • Relief of muscle spasm
  • Reduction of scar tissue
  • Stimulation of weak muscles
  • Stimulation of denervated muscles

Electro-physical agents can be used to treat the following conditions

  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tenovaginitis
  • Ligament injuries
  • Muscle strains
  • Contusions
  • Temporo-mandibular joint pain and dysfunction
  • Facial palsy
  • Muscle weakness
  • Nerve injuries


For more information about private physiotherapy at The London Clinic or to request an appointment:

Our opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8am - 8pm. 

Patients can be referred by their consultant, specialist, GP or on a self-referral basis. Please note that failure to attend your appointment may incur the cost of the appointment.