Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and interferential currents (IFC) in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain: randomized clinical trial.

@article{Facci2011EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and interferential currents (IFC) in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain: randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Ligia Maria Facci and Jean Paulus Nowotny and Fabio Tormem and Virg{\'i}nia Fernandes Moça Trevisani},
  journal={Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina},
  year={2011},
  volume={129 4},
  pages={206-16}
}
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and interferential current are the most used electrotherapy methods, although there is little scientific evidence to support their use. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of TENS and interferential current among patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain. DESIGN AND SETTING Single-blind randomized controlled trial in the Department of Physiotherapy, Centro Universitário de Maringá. METHODS One… CONTINUE READING
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