Long term results of peripheral conditioning stimulation as an analgesic measure in chronic pain

@article{Eriksson1979LongTR,
  title={Long term results of peripheral conditioning stimulation as an analgesic measure in chronic pain},
  author={M Eriksson and Bengt H Sj{\"o}lund and S{\"o}ren Nielz{\'e}n},
  journal={PAIN},
  year={1979},
  volume={6},
  pages={335-347}
}
In the present study 123 patients with chronic pain, consecutively referred for symptomatic pain treatment, were given peripheral conditioning stimulation as an analgesic measure and were followed for 2 years or till they terminated the treatment. The stimulation was either conventional transcutaneous nerve stimulation (TNS) [35] of mainly cutaneous afferents with high frequency (10-100 Hz) or acupuncture-like TNS [11] where muscle nerves are activated at a low repetition rate (1-4 Hz) with… CONTINUE READING

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