Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation after Colles' fracture fixation
Single-Blinded, Randomized Preliminary Study Evaluating the Effect of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation on Postoperative Pain in Patients with Colles' FractureJ Altern Complement Med. 2015 Dec;21(12):754-8
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36 patients with a Colles' fracture who underwent surgical fixation were randomized to either a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) intervention or sham TENS, once per day for the first 5 postoperative days. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of TENS significantly reduced acute postoperative pain. Findings indicated no significant differences between groups w...
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