Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pain relief following TKA
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the control of pain during rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty: A randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled trialPain. 2014 Dec;155(12):2599-611.
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317 patients, with 251 completing follow up, were randomized following primary, unilateral total knee arthroplasty, to either a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) group, a placebo-TENS group, or a standard care group. The purpose of this study was to determine whether patients using TENS during rehabilitation exercises experienced less pain during movement, less hyperalgesia, and b...
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