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Electrical nerve stimulation: A type of physical therapy treatment that
utilizes various frequencies and wave forms of electrical current, which have
therapeutic effects on the nervous and musculoskeletal systems.
Electroacupuncture: Traditionally this term implies that needles are Can
be done with or without needles. Without needles several instruments offer a
practitioner ways to stimulate acupuncture points on the body without the
insertion of needles.
Procedure that tests nerves and muscles providing information to help determine
if surgery may be required.
Endorphins: Chemical messengers released by the body during vigorous exercise
that stimulate the brain to feel good, happy and relaxed.
Energy expenditure: The amount of energy, measured in calories, that a person
uses. Calories are used by people to breathe, circulate blood, digest food, and
be physically active.
Epidural Injection: Into the spinal column but outside of the spinal cord.
Exercise: Exercise is physical activity that is planned or structured. It
involves repetitive bodily movement done to improve or maintain one or more
components of physical fitness: cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength,
endurance, flexibility and body composition.
Exercise Therapy: A form of chiropractic treatment used to help manage pain,
rehabilitate damaged soft tissues, such as muscles, ligament, and tendons, and
restore normal range of motion and function.
Extensor Muscles: Muscles that cause your joints to straighten, such as the back
and gluteus muscles that help keep your back straight.
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