Small electrical cables are attached to an inserted needle causing a gentle electrical current to penetrate throughout the body.
Purpose of electro acupuncture
This is most often used to relax hyper-tense muscles and tendons, by increasing blood supply and stimulating correct nerve function.
Benefit of electro acupuncture
Electro-acupuncture is also used when a stronger stimulation of the needles is required, typically in the case of a stubborn or very long term condition.