Combined neuromuscular electrical stimulation and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for treatment of chronic back pain: a double-blind, repeated measures comparison.

@article{Moore1997CombinedNE,
  title={Combined neuromuscular electrical stimulation and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for treatment of chronic back pain: a double-blind, repeated measures comparison.},
  author={Stan R. Moore and John R Shurman},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1997},
  volume={78 1},
  pages={
          55-60
        }
}
OBJECTIVES A preliminary examination of NMES and combined NMES/TENS for the management of chronic back pain. DESIGN Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized repeated measures. SUBJECTS AND SETTING Consecutive sample of 24 chronic back pain patients (16 women and 8 men) attending an outpatient pain clinic (mean age 51.67 years, mean pain duration 3.83 years). All treatments were administered at home. INTERVENTIONS Subjects self-administered NMES, combined NMES/TENS, TENS, and placebo… CONTINUE READING
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