Electrotherapy: Skin and Machine Essay

2492 Words Mar 26th, 2013 10 Pages
Face & Body Electrotherapy

By Susan O’Donnell Class 1C
HND Beauty Therapy 2012


Introduction Page 3
History of Electrotherapy Page 4
Health & Safety at Work Legislation Page 5
High Frequency Page 6
Facial Galvanic Page 7
Body Galvanic Page 8
Faradic Body Page 9
Facial Vacuum Suction Page 10
Vacuum Suction Body Page 11
Infra-Red Body Page 12
Paraffin Wax Body Page 13
Vibratory Massage Page 14
Conclusion Page 15
References page 16


Electrotherapy is a range of beauty treatments that use electrical currents passed through the skin to produce several therapeutic effects. In this report I have researched and written
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B. This machine produces a continuous, smooth direct current.

C. A galvanic facial is like having a non-surgical facelift. The electrical current passed through the skin revitalises it causing increased blood circulation thus improving muscle tone and firmness. It promotes rapid cell metabolism and renewal and clears blocked pores. A wide variety of skin conditions can be helped with the galvanic facial such as acne, excessive oiliness and dry skin. After the facial your skin will feel revitalised and have a more youthful radiant appearance.

D. The galvanic attachments should be cleaned before and after each use with surgical spirit to make sure they are free from any bacteria.

Galvanic Body

The Galvanic Body treatment is specifically designed to help with cellulite. Cellulite is a problem in both thin and overweight people and the galvanic machine is an effective way of treating this. A. The galvanic machine consists of a Unit with an on/off switch, an outlet for pads, an intensity control, polarity switch and a milliamp meter. There are also covers which go over the pads.

B. The galvanic machine produces a continuous smooth direct current.

C. The galvanic machine is a treatment that can help melt away areas of cellulite and stubborn deposits of fatty tissue, partly by enhancing

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