Is electrical stimulation effective in reducing neuropathic pain in patients with diabetes?

@article{Armstrong1997IsES,
  title={Is electrical stimulation effective in reducing neuropathic pain in patients with diabetes?},
  author={David G. Armstrong and Lawrence Alfred Lavery and John G Fleischli and K A Gilham},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={260-3}
}
Pulsed-dose electrical stimulation is evaluated as an analgesic modality in patients-with painful diabetic neuropathy. Using a knitted silver-plated nylon/dacron stocking electrode, patients were given electrical stimulation over the course of 1 month. Pain was measured weekly, using a 10-cm. visual analog scale. Pain measurements at the end of the 4-week… CONTINUE READING