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TENS for Osteoarthritis – do you need the actual machine?

This study for knee osteoarthritis suggests that TENS for osteoarthritis was not helpful. However all the outcomes improved as the patients were doing an exercise program as well. So does that mean TENS doesn’t work? I have many clients who love … Continue reading

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TENS for Osteoarthritis : does it help relieve chronic pain?

Many physical therapists I know use transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation or TENS for osteoarthritis (and many other conditions). This new study published in this month Physical Therapy Journal compare high frequency, low frequency and placebo application of TENS for osteoarthritis of the knee to see … Continue reading

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