1. electrotherapy

noun. the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis).


  • electric healing
  • galvanism
  • therapy
  • electroconvulsive therapy
  • ECT
  • electroshock therapy
  • electroshock


  • electro- (English)
  • therapy (English)
  • θεραπεία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with electrotherapy

1. Noun, singular or mass
There are many different treatments that are offered under each of these types of electrotherapy.

2. Adjective
According to manufacturers of body contouring electrotherapy machines, the stimulation of the muscle by the electrical current creates a significant energy demand on the muscles so surrounding fat cells are burned for energy.

3. Interjection
Ultrasound, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), electrotherapy, and massage reduce pain and inflammation, and speed the healing of small tears.