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ACE Report #6286
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No difference between pulsed radiofrequency and TENS for shoulder pain


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Pulsed radiofrequency versus conventional transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in painful shoulder: a prospective, randomized study

Clin Rehabil. 2010 Nov;24(11):1000-8

Contributing Authors: OK Korkmaz K Capaci C Eyigor S Eyigor

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Synopsis

40 participants between the ages of 18 and 80, who had been experiencing shoulder pain for at least three months were randomly assigned into 1 of 2 groups, a pulsed radiofrequency or transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation group, to compare the effectiveness of each method for the treatment of shoulder pain. Results of the study indicated that both treatments were effective in the management o...

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