What is Interferential Stimulator?

Category: Procedures


Generic name: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Interferential electrical stimulation delivers therapeutic frequencies to tissue. This deep tissue penetration can be adjusted to stimulate parasympathetic nerve fibers for increased blood flow.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 2 1
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Muscle spasms in lower back 2 5
Pain 2 1
Complex regional pain syndrome type I 1 0

Show all 10 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 3
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Interferential Stimulator

Side effect Patients Percentage
Stiffness 1


Based on patients currently having Interferential Stimulator

Dosage Patients Percentage
as needed 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 4
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Interferential Stimulator.