Technological advancements have made human life way easier. These advancements have helped the medical field progress with the aim of eliminating diseases. One such way is Iontophoresis. This is a painless and non-invasive process was created as a means of delivering medicine properties to the body through the use of skin. In modern times it has been used to effectively control excessive sweating. The condition of excessive sweating is known as hyperhidrosis.
The Iontophoresis process entails the use of a dedicated Iontophoresis machine and water. The water acts as a medium that carries low risk and painless electrical current through the bodily areas where excessive sweating is frequent. The product of the whole process is the reduction of sweating around the area. Physical therapists at Whites Physical Therapy will guide you through the process. They will also recommend medication should you feel uncomfortable with the process.
By joining Whites Physical Therapy, one will also get guidance and further information one’s condition. The physical therapists at our centers will also educate you on any side effects of the process. Although rare, the side effects include:
- Skin irritation as the currents flow on your skin
- General skin dryness after the procedure
- Tingling during and after the session has ended.
Your physical therapist at Whites Physical Therapy will construct a suitable therapy regimen for you. An Iontophoresis session usually lasts around thirty to forty minutes. Signs of successful treatment are visible after a couple of sessions.
As Iontophoresis is a time-consuming process, Whites Physical Therapy has a team of highly qualified physical therapists in Wilmington, MA that will be on call to serve you no matter the time or day. The White Physical Therapy center also assures you of quality service during your treatment.