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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pain relief following TKA

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December 2016

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pain relief following TKA

Vol: 5| Issue: 12| Number:20| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the control of pain during rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty: A randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled trial

Pain. 2014 Dec;155(12):2599-611.

Contributing Authors:
BA Rakel MB Zimmerman K Geasland J Embree CR Clark NO Noiseux JJ Callaghan K Herr D Walsh KA Sluka

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Synopsis

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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