The Role of Physical Agent Modalities in Therapy
PAMS are useful in treating complex conditions.
The above is a great article explaining the different modalities (Electric Stim, Ultrasound) used in conjunction with other treatments by physical therapists. In my clinic, modalities when used, are a small portion of a patients treatment but are also the most questioned parts of the treatment. (What does this do? How do you know it works?) Here in detail explains the benefits of each modality.