Modification of induced ischaemic pain by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

@article{Roche1984ModificationOI,
  title={Modification of induced ischaemic pain by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation},
  author={Patricia A. Roche and Karel Gijsbers and Jill J. F. Belch and Charles D. Forbes},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1984},
  volume={20},
  pages={45-52}
}
Endurance to ischaemic pain was assessed in healthy subjects receiving either continuous or trains of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) at different intensity levels. Control subjects received no stimulation. Self-reports of pain thresholds and pain tolerance levels were obtained, and on-going pain was assessed by means of two linear pain scales. At the end of each trial, descriptions of intolerable pain were obtained using the McGill Pain Questionnaire. High intensity… CONTINUE READING

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