[Treatment of fibromyalgia by low-frequency transcutaneous nerve stimulation].

  title={[Treatment of fibromyalgia by low-frequency transcutaneous nerve stimulation].},
  author={Birger B. Kaada},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  volume={109 29},
  • Birger B. Kaada
  • Published 1989 in
    Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening…
Fibromyalgia is a syndrome of a non-inflammatory nature characterized first and foremost by great pain in a number of tendons and muscles. The syndrome has only recently been delineated as a separate entity, the criteria for which are still being discussed. Recent studies have revealed reduced oxygenation in the trigger points, apparently a result of reduced microcirculation due to sympatho-inhibition (5). Since low-frequency TNS is known to increase microcirculation in skin and muscles in… CONTINUE READING