Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) as compared to placebo TENS for the relief of acute oro-facial pain.

@article{Hansson1983TranscutaneousEN,
  title={Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) as compared to placebo TENS for the relief of acute oro-facial pain.},
  author={Per O Hansson and Anneli Ekblom},
  journal={Pain},
  year={1983},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={157-65}
}
The present paper describes the effect of high frequency, low frequency and placebo TENS on acute oro-facial pain in 62 patients, attending to an emergency clinic for dental surgery; they had all suffered pain for 1-4 days. The patients were randomly assigned to one of three groups receiving either high frequency (100 Hz), low frequency (2 Hz) or placebo… CONTINUE READING