Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in the relief of primary dysmenorrhea.

@article{Lewers1989TranscutaneousEN,
  title={Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in the relief of primary dysmenorrhea.},
  author={D Lewers and J A Clelland and Jennifer R. Jackson and R. Edward Varner and James Bergman},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={1989},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={3-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to replicate a previous study to determine the effectiveness of acupuncture-like transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in treating primary dysmenorrhea. Twenty-one women with dysmenorrhea received a placebo pill or 30 minutes of acupuncture-like TENS. All subjects completed two pain questionnaires before treatment… CONTINUE READING