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IFC

International Finance Corporation

A division of the World Bank that provides loans for private companies and projects in developing countries. Founded in 1956, it seeks to promote private-sector investment in the developing world. It charges market interest rates, and its loans do not have government guarantees. See also: International Monetary Fund.
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Patients were randomly assigned to LASER group (n=20) and interferential current (IFCG) group (n=18) by lottery method.
An investigation in to the analgesic effects of different frequencies of the amplitude-modulated wave of interferential current therapy on cold induced pain in normal subjects.
Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with transcutaneous eletrical nerve stimulation interferential current, electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, and thermotherapy.
The first group was treated with vacuum and interferential current (VIC) while the second group was given only vacuum treatment (VT).
Her plan of management included cryotherapy to the area of chief complaint (10 minutes ice on/10 minutes ice off/10 minutes ice on (10/10/10) protocol), interferential current (IFC) (80-120 Hz for 10 min followed by 0-20 Hz for 10 minutes), cold laser therapy (Class I infrared) for six visits (three times per week for two weeks), with removal from sport-specific and lower-body training.
Interferential current is a type of medium frequency currents which is able to reach deep muscles and nerves.
Treatments included interferential current, soft tissue trigger point and myofascial therapy, side posture traction mobilizations (a manual side posture posterior-anterior mobilization with long axis traction and deep flexion avoided) and pelvic blocking was used as necessary.
Treatment included interferential current (IFC), soft tissue trigger point therapy and lateral recumbent sacroiliac and lumbar spine Diversified adjustments.
This was accomplished with interferential current (IFC) applied to the hypertonic thoracolumbar paraspinal muscles, followed by taping of the thoracolumbar spine into a position of slight extension bias (Figures 1A-C).
The initial plan of management consisted of interferential current therapy (on a continuous bipolar setting at 120 Hz for pain relief), Active Release Techniques[R] to the affected musculature, and spinal manipulative therapy of the cervical and thoracic spine.