galvanic current


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galvanic current

[gal′van·ik ′kə·rənt]
(electricity)
A steady direct current.
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Electrophoresis (iontophoresis) in the chronic pain therapy is the use of galvanic current to introduce analgesic ions into the organism through non injured skin or mucosa.
The ZRA mode ensures that the two working electrodes (WE-1 and WE-2) behave as if they were directly connected by a 'zero-resistance' wire, such that the galvanic current between cathode (rivet) and anode (magnesium), and potential can be measured/recorded.
Laboratory Tests to Correlate Galvanic Current with Actual Damage.
WHAT IT DOES Galvanic current (low strength current) is then used to introduce water soluble chemicals into the skin's upper layer.
High voltage galvanic current reduces muscle spasms and soft tissue swelling, thus reducing pain.
To start a functioning galvanic current can take as little as 220-230mV, so 400mV is a good strength of current with which to protect steel.