Bag Of Electrical Treatment Electrodes And Pads

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Date:1950 - 1960 (c.)

Description:These electrodes were used in low frequency electrotherapy treatments at the Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa. The electrodes were soaked in saline solution and applied over the muscles that required stimulation. Once the electrodes were firmly in position a low frequency current was passed through them. A wet pad was often put between the electrode and the skin to allow the current to pass evenly through the skin.


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Donor ref:LEAMG : M4628.2004.2 (61/12774)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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