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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and acupuncture 

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and acupuncture
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Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and acupuncture
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Mark I. Johnson

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10.1093/med/9780199563678.003.0016
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date: 03 June 2020

TENS and acupuncture are simple and generally safe methods of stimulating peripheral nerves and muscles close to the site of pain in order to modulate nociceptive input to the spinal cord

TENS can be useful for peripheral neuropathic pain and analgesic effects are often felt immediately...

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