TENS and therapeutic exercise effect on quadriceps activation in OA
Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and therapeutic exercise on quadriceps activation in people with tibiofemoral osteoarthritisJ Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2011 Jan;41(1):4-12. Epub 2010 Dec 31
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36 patients with tibiofemoral osteoarthritis were randomized into three groups to assess the efficacy and compare transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in combination with therapeutic exercise to a placebo and control group. TENS treatment has been proposed to improve muscle activation which could provide benefits for this population which often suffers from quadriceps activation failure. Th...
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