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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) can reduce postoperative analgesic consumption. A meta‐analysis with assessment of optimal treatment parameters for postoperative pain
Aim. We investigated the literature of randomised placebo‐controlled trials to find out if transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) or acupuncture‐like transcutaneous electrical nerveExpand
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Head posture and neck pain of chronic nontraumatic origin: a comparison between patients and pain-free persons.
OBJECTIVE To compare standing head posture measurements between patients with nontraumatic neck pain (NP) and pain-free individuals. DESIGN Single-blind (assessor) cross-sectional study. SETTINGExpand
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Efficacy of low-level laser therapy in the management of neck pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo or active-treatment controlled trials
BACKGROUND Neck pain is a common and costly condition for which pharmacological management has limited evidence of efficacy and side-effects. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a relatively uncommon,Expand
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A systematic review with procedural assessments and meta-analysis of Low Level Laser Therapy in lateral elbow tendinopathy (tennis elbow)
BackgroundRecent reviews have indicated that low level level laser therapy (LLLT) is ineffective in lateral elbow tendinopathy (LET) without assessing validity of treatment procedures and doses orExpand
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A double-blind randomized controlled clinical trial to assess the effect of Doppler optimized intraoperative fluid management on outcome following radical cystectomy.
PURPOSE Cardiovascular optimization via esophageal Doppler can minimize gastrointestinal hypoperfusion, reducing the risk of multiple organ dysfunction and postoperative complications during majorExpand
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Cyriax physiotherapy for tennis elbow/lateral epicondylitis
Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is one of the most common lesions of the arm with a well defined clinical presentation, which significantly impacts on the community. Many treatment approachesExpand
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Low-level laser therapy in acute pain: a systematic review of possible mechanisms of action and clinical effects in randomized placebo-controlled trials.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to review the biological and clinical short-term effects of photoradiation in acute pain from soft-tissue injury. BACKGROUND DATA It is unclear if and howExpand
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Acupuncture for cancer pain in adults.
BACKGROUND Forty percent of individuals with early or intermediate stage cancer and 90% with advanced cancer have moderate to severe pain and up to 70% of patients with cancer pain do not receiveExpand
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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for phantom pain and stump pain following amputation in adults.
BACKGROUND Amputee pain may present in a body part that has been amputated (phantom pain) or at the site of amputation (stump pain), or both. Phantom pain and stump pain are complex andExpand
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An investigation into the analgesic effects of interferential currents and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on experimentally induced ischemic pain in otherwise pain-free volunteers.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Interferential currents (IFC) and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) are used for pain management. This study compared the analgesic effects of IFC and TENS onExpand
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