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Vol:5 Issue:2 Number:53 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #8556
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Use of electrical stimulation intervention for bone and soft-tissue conditions

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OrthoEvidence. Use of electrical stimulation intervention for bone and soft-tissue conditions. ACE Report. 2016;5(2):53. Available from:

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

Effect of electrical stimulation on musculoskeletal systems; a meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials

Bioelectromagnetics. 2002 Feb;23(2):132-43

Contributing Authors: M Akai K Hayashi

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A total of 20 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) examining electrical stimulation in bone-related conditions and 29 RCTs examining electrical stimulation in soft-tissue-related conditions were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis. Qualitatively, 75% and 86% of studies included on bone-related and soft-tissue-related conditions, respectively, demonstrated a positive effect of elect...

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