The use of transcutaneous neural stimulation and isokinetic testing in arthroscopic knee surgery

  title={The use of transcutaneous neural stimulation and isokinetic testing in arthroscopic knee surgery},
  author={Jack E. Jensen and Richard R. Conn and Gary Hazelrigg and John E. Hewett},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={27 - 33}
A prospective study of the use of transcutaneous neural stimulation (TNS) in 90 arthroscopic knee surgery pa tients was performed to determine: (1) if TNS is as effective as traditional pain medication in treating post operative knee pain; and (2) if patients that had received TNS regain preoperative motion and strength quicker than the control population. The patients were divided into three equal groups. Group I consisted of patients with no TNS unit, Group II had a "placebo" unit, and Group… 

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