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transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation
Summary: The use of specifically placed small electrodes to deliver electrical impulses across the SKIN to relieve PAIN. It is used less frequently to produce ANESTHESIA.
Publications264 found, 100 shown here
- Effects of TENS frequency, intensity and stimulation site parameter manipulation on pressure pain thresholds in healthy human subjectsLinda S Chesterton
Department of Physiotherapy Studies, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
Pain 106:73-80. 2003..All other TENS intervention groups showed hypoalgesic responses similar to the sham TENS group, and none of these groups reached a clinically significant hypoalgesic level...
- Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and interferential current in primary dysmenorrheaNazan Tugay
Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Mugla School of Health Sciences, Mugla University, Mugla, Turkey
Pain Med 8:295-300. 2007..To compare the effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and interferential current in primary dysmenorrhea...
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation: basic science mechanisms and clinical effectivenessKathleen A Sluka
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences Graduate Program, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Pain Research Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Pain 4:109-21. 2003..However, the clinical efficacy of TENS will remain equivocal until the publication of sufficient numbers of high quality, randomized, controlled clinical trials...
- Dose-specific effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) on experimental pain: a systematic reviewLeica S Claydon
School of Physiotherapy, Centre for Physiotherapy Research, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Clin J Pain 27:635-47. 2011..To determine the hypoalgesic effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) parameter combinations on experimental models in healthy humans...
- A new transient sham TENS device allows for investigator blinding while delivering a true placebo treatmentBarbara Rakel
University of Iowa, College of Nursing, Iowa City, Iowa
J Pain 11:230-8. 2010..HPTs and pain intensities to tonic heat were not significantly changed. The transient TENS completely blinds investigators to treatment and does not reduce pain, thereby providing a true placebo treatment...
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the management of painful conditions: focus on neuropathic painMark I Johnson
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, LS1 3HE, UK
Expert Rev Neurother 11:735-53. 2011..The use of electrode arrays to spatially target stimulation more precisely may improve the efficacy of TENS in the future...
- Hypoalgesia in response to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) depends on stimulation intensityFidelma Moran
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
J Pain 12:929-35. 2011..33, P = .003). These data therefore show that there is a dose-response effect of TENS with the largest effect occurring with the highest current amplitudes...
- A model for transcutaneous current stimulation: simulations and experimentsAndreas Kuhn
Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Physikstrasse 3, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Med Biol Eng Comput 47:279-89. 2009..The presented TES model provides a first step to more extensive model implementations for TES in which e.g., multi-array electrode configurations can be tested...
- Spinal cord stimulation for axial low back pain: a prospective, controlled trial comparing dual with single percutaneous electrodesRichard B North
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7881, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1412-8. 2005..A prospective, controlled, clinical trial comparing single and dual percutaneous electrodes in the treatment of axial low back pain from failed back surgery syndrome...
- Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for treatment of hyperalgesia and painJosimari M Desantana
Department of Physical Therapy, Federal University of Sergipe, Av Marechal Rondon, Jardim Rosa Elze, Sao Cristovao, Sergipe, Brasil 491000
Curr Rheumatol Rep 10:492-9. 2008..Thus, evidence continues to emerge from both basic science and clinical trials supporting the use of TENS for the treatment of a variety of painful conditions while identifying strategies to increase TENS effectiveness...
- Spinal blockade of opioid receptors prevents the analgesia produced by TENS in arthritic ratsK A Sluka
Neuroscience Graduate Program, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 289:840-6. 1999..Thus, low-frequency TENS produces antihyperalgesia through mu opioid receptors and high-frequency TENS produces antihyperalgesia through delta opioid receptors in the spinal cord...
- Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on postoperative pain with movementBarbara Rakel
Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
J Pain 4:455-64. 2003..The lack of effect on pain at rest supports the hypothesis that TENS works through reducing hyperalgesia...
- Adjusting pulse amplitude during transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) application produces greater hypoalgesiaManuela A Pantaleão
University of the City of Sao Paulo UNICID, Physical Therapy Department, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Pain 12:581-90. 2011..The mean final pulse amplitude for the adjusted pulse amplitude TENS group was 35.51 mA when compared to the fixed pulse amplitude TENS group, which averaged 31.37 mA (P = .0318)...
- An investigation of the development of analgesic tolerance to TENS in humansRichard E Liebano
University of the City of Sao Paulo, Physical Therapy Department, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Pain 152:335-42. 2011..Repeated high-frequency and low-frequency transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation produce analgesic tolerance in humans by the fourth and fifth day of treatment, respectively...
- Blockade of opioid receptors in rostral ventral medulla prevents antihyperalgesia produced by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)A Kalra
Physical Therapy Graduate Program, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 298:257-63. 2001..Hence, low-frequency and high-frequency TENS produces antihyperalgesia by activation of mu- and delta-opioid receptors, respectively, in the RVM...
- High and low frequency TENS reduce postoperative pain intensity after laparoscopic tubal ligation: a randomized controlled trialJosimari M Desantana
Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Clin J Pain 25:12-9. 2009..Therefore, we studied the effects of TENS on postoperative pain after LS through placement of Yoon fallopian rings in a prospective, randomized, double-blinded, and placebo-controlled study...
- Effects of intensity of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) on pressure pain threshold and blood pressure in healthy humans: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trialLazaros Lazarou
Department of Physical Education and Sports Science, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Clin J Pain 25:773-80. 2009..The purpose of this study was to investigate the comparative effects of 2 intensities on pressure pain threshold (PPT) and resting BP in healthy humans, using low-frequency stimulation applied segmentally to the pain site...
- The future of peripheral nerve stimulationMichael Stanton-Hicks
Pain Management Department, Center for Neurological Restoration, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Prog Neurol Surg 24:210-7. 2011....
- Comparison of continuous and intermittent transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in postoperative pain management after coronary artery bypass grafting: a randomized, placebo-controlled prospective studyOzlem Solak
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Afyon Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Heart Surg Forum 12:E266-71. 2009..We compared the effectiveness of continuous transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and intermittent TENS in the management of pain after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
- Applications of neurostimulation for urinary storage and voiding dysfunction in neurological patientsF S Van Rey
Department of Urology, the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Urol Int 81:373-8. 2008..We review the utilization and the results of electrical stimulation by means of pudendal nerve stimulation, stimulation of the sacral nerve roots and lower limb stimulation in patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity...
- Does four weeks of TENS and/or isometric exercise produce cumulative reduction of osteoarthritic knee pain?Gladys L Y Cheing
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Clin Rehabil 16:749-60. 2002....
- Transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation: influence of electrode positioning and stimulus amplitude settings on muscle responseM Gobbo
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnologies, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Eur J Appl Physiol 111:2451-9. 2011..e., comfortable and effective, stimulation to promote the aforementioned muscle adaptive modifications...
- Short-term transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation after cardiac surgery: effect on pain, pulmonary function and electrical muscle activityGerson Cipriano
Cardiovascular Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Napoleão de Barros, 715, 3rd Floor, 04023 002, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:539-43. 2008..05). TENS is a valuable strategy to alleviate postoperative pain following cardiac surgery with positive effects on pulmonary ventilatory function and electrical activity of thoracic and girdle muscles...
- Comparison of three different approaches in the treatment of chronic low back painSebnem Koldas Dogan
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ufuk University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Clin Rheumatol 27:873-81. 2008..On the other hand, physical therapy + home exercise was found to be more effective regarding disability and psychological disturbance...
- Osteoarthritis year 2010 in review: non-pharmacologic therapyG A Hawker
Canadian Osteoarthritis Research Program, Women s College Research Institute, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 1B2, Canada
Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:366-74. 2011..To highlight seminal publications in the past year on the topic of non-pharmacologic management of osteoarthritis (OA)...
- Alternating-frequency TENS effects on experimental pain in healthy human participants: a randomized placebo-controlled trialLeica S Claydon
Centre for Physiotherapy Research, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Clin J Pain 29:533-9. 2013..Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a modality commonly used in pain management...
- Electrical stimulation as a modality to improve performance of the neuromuscular systemMarc Vanderthommen
Department of Motor Sciences, University of Liege, Brussels, Belgium
Exerc Sport Sci Rev 35:180-5. 2007..The adaptations evoked by NMES are not confined to the activated muscle but also involve neural adaptations through reflex inputs to the spinal cord and supraspinal centers...
- Increase of the heat pain threshold during and after high-frequency transcutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation in a group of normal subjectsM Buonocore
Unit of Clinical Neurophysiology, Salvatore Maugeri Foundation, Scientific Institute of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Eura Medicophys 43:155-60. 2007..The aim of the investigation was to verify the hypothesis that HF-TPNS increases the heat pain threshold in the skin territory of the stimulated nerve, during and after stimulation...
- Effect of occlusal splint and transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation on the signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders in patients with bruxismA Alvarez-Arenal
University of Oviedo Dental School, Asturias Central Hospital, Spain
J Oral Rehabil 29:858-63. 2002..random assignment to treatment, with the aim of evaluating the action of an occlusal splint with transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) upon the manifestations of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in patients with bruxism...
- Is mechanical pain threshold after transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) increased locally and unilaterally? A randomized placebo-controlled trial in healthy subjectsReidar Aarskog
Institute of Physiotherapy, Bergen University College, Norway
Physiother Res Int 12:251-63. 2007..It is not fully understood how transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) intensity affects mechanical pain threshold...
- An investigation into the magnitude of the current window and perception of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) sensation at various frequencies and body sites in healthy human participantsNicola Hughes
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
Clin J Pain 29:146-53. 2013....
- Increased release of serotonin in the spinal cord during low, but not high, frequency transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation in rats with joint inflammationKathleen A Sluka
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science Graduate Program, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Pain Research Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1137-40. 2006To determine the release pattern of serotonin and noradrenaline in the spinal cord in response to transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) delivered at low or high frequency.
- Analgesic effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and interferential currents on heat pain in healthy subjectsGladys L Y Cheing
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
J Rehabil Med 35:15-9. 2003..However, the post-stimulation effect of interferential current lasted longer than that of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation...
- Value of TENS for relief of chronic low back pain with or without radicular painA Buchmuller
Centre d investigation Clinique Epidémiologie Clinique Essais Cliniques CIE3, CHU de Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne Cedex, France
Eur J Pain 16:656-65. 2012..To evaluate the efficacy of transcutaneous electrical neurostimulation (TENS) in patients with chronic low back pain (LBP)...
- Alternating frequencies of transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation: does it produce greater analgesic effects on mechanical and thermal pain thresholds?K C Tong
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1344-9. 2007To determine whether alternating frequency transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) at 2 and 100Hz (2/100Hz) has a more potent hypoalgesic effect than a fixed frequency at 2 or 100Hz in healthy participants.
- Effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on sensation thresholds in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy: an observational studyMetka Moharić
Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Linhartova 51, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Int J Rehabil Res 33:211-7. 2010..TENS did not alter C, Aδ nor Aβ fibre-mediated perception thresholds. The observed changes at thenar are probably because of central mechanisms. In general, analgesic mechanisms of TENS are likely to be complex...
- Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation reduces neglect-related postural instability after strokeD A Perennou
Départment de Médecine Physique et Réadaptation du CHU de Nîmes, Unite de Reeducation Neurologique, Le Grau du Roi, France
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:440-8. 2001....
- The relationship between dorsal horn neurotransmitter content and allodynia in neuropathic rats treated with high-frequency transcutaneous electric nerve stimulationDavid L Somers
Department of Physical Therapy, John G Rangos Sr School of Health Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282 0011, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1575-83. 2003To examine the relation between axon terminal neurotransmitter content in the dorsal horn and allodynia in neuropathic rats treated with high-frequency transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS).
- Pain reducing effect of three types of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in patients with chronic pain: a randomized crossover trialAlbere J A Koke
Pain Management and Research Center, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Pain 108:36-42. 2004..Because no placebo group was included, no definite conclusions on effectiveness of TENS in general in the treatment of chronic pain could be made...
- Subcutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation with inter-lead stimulation for axial neck and low back pain: case series and review of the literatureAbram H Burgher
The Pain Center of Arizona, Peoria, Arizona 85381, USA
Neuromodulation 15:100-6; discussion 106-7. 2012..Interest in subcutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation (SQ PNS) as an alternative to SCS has emerged, but the most appropriate electrode locations and neurostimulator programming techniques are not yet clear...
- Predicting outcome of TENS in chronic pain: a prospective, randomized, placebo controlled trialJan Oosterhof
Pain Expertise Centre, Department of Anesthesiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein 10, P O Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Pain 136:11-20. 2008..The origin of pain and cognitive coping strategies were evaluated as possible predictors for result of TENS treatment...
- The effects of electro-acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on patients with painful osteoarthritic knees: a randomized controlled trial with follow-up evaluationM M L Ng
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
J Altern Complement Med 9:641-9. 2003..To examine the relative effectiveness of electro-acupuncture (EA) and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) in alleviating osteoarthritic (OA)-induced knee pain...
- Percutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation (P-NMES) for treating shoulder pain in chronic hemiplegia. Effects on shoulder pain and quality of lifeGerbert J Renzenbrink
Roessingh Research and Development and Rehabilitation centre Het Roessingh, Enschede, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 18:359-65. 2004..To evaluate the effect of percutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation (P-NMES) of the shoulder muscles on shoulder pain intensity and health-related quality of life in chronic hemiplegia...
- The use of electrical devices for the treatment of bladder dysfunction: a review of methodsMichael R van Balken
Department of Urology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, NL 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Urol 172:846-51. 2004..We reviewed the literature on the application of various devices and techniques for the electrical stimulation treatment of lower urinary tract dysfunction with respect to mechanism of action and clinical outcome...
- Effects of interferential therapy parameter combinations upon experimentally induced pain in pain-free participants: a randomized controlled trialMyrto D Dounavi
Bioengineering Unit, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Phys Ther 92:911-23. 2012..Little evidence exists regarding parameter selection for hypoalgesia using interferential therapy (IFT)...
- Single-lead percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of hemiplegic shoulder pain: a case reportRichard D Wilson
Cleveland Functional Electrical Stimulation Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:837-40. 2011..Additional studies are needed to further demonstrate safety and efficacy, determine optimal dose, define optimal prescriptive parameters, expand clinical indications, and demonstrate long-term effect...
- Effects of carrier frequency of interferential current on pressure pain threshold and sensory comfort in humansRoberta Ceila Venancio
Physical Therapy Department, University of the City of Sao Paulo UNICID, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 94:95-102. 2013..To assess the effect of carrier frequency of interferential current (IFC) on pressure pain threshold (PPT) and sensory comfort in healthy subjects...
- Reduction in inflammation-induced sensitization of dorsal horn neurons by transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in anesthetized ratsY T Ma
Physical Therapy Graduate Program, Neuroscience Graduate Program, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Exp Brain Res 137:94-102. 2001..TENS had no effect on responses of LT neurons. In summary, central neuron sensitization is reduced by TENS and may underlie the reduction in hyperalgesia observed after treatment with TENS...
- Effect of conventional TENS on pain and electromyographic activity of masticatory muscles in TMD patientsDelaine Rodrigues
Methodist University of Piracicaba
Braz Oral Res 18:290-5. 2004..It is possible to conclude that a single TENS application is effective in pain reduction. However, it does not act homogeneously on the features of the electric activity of the muscles evaluated...
- Effects of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and interferential currents (IFC) in patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain: randomized clinical trialLigia Maria Facci
Centro Universitario de Maringa, Parana, Brazil
Sao Paulo Med J 129:206-16. 2011..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of TENS and interferential current among patients with nonspecific chronic low back pain...
- Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation for the treatment of postthoracotomy pain: a randomized prospective studyO Solak
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Afyon Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:182-5. 2007..We aimed to assess the efficacy of transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) in patients with postthoracotomy pain.
- Suppression of pelvic pain during hysteroscopy with a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation deviceCarlo De Angelis
Department of Gynecological Science and Perinatology, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Fertil Steril 79:1422-7. 2003..To evaluate the effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) as a pain control method during office hysteroscopy...
- Local transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS) effects in experimental inflammatory edema and painMarcos A Resende
Departamento de Fisioterapia da Escola de Educação Física, Fisioterapia e Terapia Ocupacional da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Av Antônio Carlos, 6627, CEP 31270 901, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Eur J Pharmacol 504:217-22. 2004..Thus, our data demonstrated absence of an antiinflammatory effect associated to TENS use and confirmed the participation of endogenous opioids on low TENS-induced analgesia...
- [Frequency-specific responses of human brain to peripheral transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study]Z Jin
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Unit, Hospital 306, Beijing 100101
Sheng Li Xue Bao 53:275-80. 2001The purpose of the present investigation was to determine the responses of human brain to transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) at different frequencies by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) examinations covering the ..
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the management of tennis elbow: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial: the TATE trial (ISRCTN 87141084)Linda S Chesterton
Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:156. 2009..It also benefits from being patient controlled, thereby promoting self-management. This study aims to assess the effectiveness, in terms of pain relief, and cost-effectiveness of a self-management package of treatment that includes TENS...
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) can reduce postoperative analgesic consumption. A meta-analysis with assessment of optimal treatment parameters for postoperative painJan Magnus Bjordal
Section of Physiotherapy Science, University of Bergen, Bergen 5009, Norway
Eur J Pain 7:181-8. 2003....
- Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, interferential current, electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, and thermotherapyStéphane Poitras
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Spine J 8:226-33. 2008..It is hoped that articles in this special focus issue will be informative and aid in decision making for the many stakeholders evaluating nonsurgical interventions for CLBP...
- Investigation of motor unit recruitment during stimulated contractions of tibialis anterior muscleL Mesin
Laboratorio di Ingegneria del Sistema Neuromuscolare e della Riabilitazione Motoria LISiN, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
J Electromyogr Kinesiol 20:580-9. 2010..Marginal effect of MU excitation thresholds was observed, suggesting that MUs closer to the stimulation electrode are recruited first during TES regardless of their excitability...
- Prospective, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Study of the Effect of TENS on postthoracotomy pain and pulmonary functionMükerrem Erdogan
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, GKDC Anabilim Dali, Antalya, 07058, Turkey
World J Surg 29:1563-70. 2005..TENS is thus beneficial for pain relief following thoracotomy and has no side effects. Consequently, the routine use of TENS following thoracic surgery is recommended...
- Optimal stimulation frequency of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on people with knee osteoarthritisPearl P W Law
Physiotherapy Department, Chi Lin Care and Attention Home, Hong Kong
J Rehabil Med 36:220-5. 2004..This is a double blind study that examined the optimal stimulation frequency of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in reducing pain due to knee osteoarthritis...
- Carpal tunnel syndrome pain treated with low-level laser and microamperes transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation: A controlled studyMargaret A Naeser
Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Psychology Research Service, MA, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:978-88. 2002To investigate whether real or sham low-level laser therapy (LLLT) plus microamperes transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) applied to acupuncture points significantly reduces pain in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
- Optimal stimulation duration of tens in the management of osteoarthritic knee painGladys L Y Cheing
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
J Rehabil Med 35:62-8. 2003..This study examined the optimal stimulation duration of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for relieving osteoarthritic knee pain and the duration (as measured by half-life) of post-stimulation analgesia...
- Release of endogenous opioids following transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation in an experimental model of acute inflammatory painGeorge S Sabino
Rehabilitation Sciences Program, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil
J Pain 9:157-63. 2008b>Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) is a noninvasive treatment used in physiotherapy practice to promote analgesia in acute and chronic inflammatory conditions...
- Transcutaneous functional electrical stimulation for grasping in subjects with cervical spinal cord injuryS Mangold
Automatic Control Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich ETHZ, Zurich, Switzerland
Spinal Cord 43:1-13. 2005..Case series...
- Segmental noxious versus innocuous electrical stimulation for chronic pain relief and the effect of fading sensation during treatmentRuth Defrin
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, 69978 Ramat Aviv, Israel
Pain 115:152-60. 2005..Possible mechanisms explaining the findings are discussed...
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation at both high and low frequencies activates ventrolateral periaqueductal grey to decrease mechanical hyperalgesia in arthritic ratsJ M DeSantana
Department of Physical Therapy, Federal University of Sergipe, Cidade Universitária Professor José Aloísio de Campos Av Marechal Rondon s n, Jardim Rosa Else, São Cristóvão Sergipe, Brazil
Neuroscience 163:1233-41. 2009b>Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) is widely used for the treatment of pain. TENS produces an opioid-mediated antinociception that utilizes the rostroventromedial medulla (RVM)...
- Modulation between high- and low-frequency transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation delays the development of analgesic tolerance in arthritic ratsJosimari M Desantana
Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:754-60. 2008To investigate whether repeated administration of modulating frequency transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) prevents development of analgesic tolerance.
- The effect of electrical neurostimulation on collateral perfusion during acute coronary occlusionJessica de Vries
Dept of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:18. 2007..We sought to study the effect of electrical neurostimulation on collateral perfusion...
- Results of sacral neuromodulation therapy for urinary voiding dysfunction: outcomes of a prospective, worldwide clinical studyPhilip E V van Kerrebroeck
Academisch Ziekenhuis Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
J Urol 178:2029-34. 2007..This 5-year, prospective, multicenter trial evaluated the long-term safety and efficacy of sacral neuromodulation in patients with refractory urge incontinence, urgency frequency and retention...
- Short-term efficacy of physical interventions in osteoarthritic knee pain. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trialsJan M Bjordal
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Institute of Physiotherapy, Bergen University College, Moellendalsvn, Bergen Norway
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:51. 2007..Treatment efficacy of physical agents in osteoarthritis of the knee (OAK) pain has been largely unknown, and this systematic review was aimed at assessing their short-term efficacies for pain relief...
- Sacral neuromodulation for the treatment of refractory interstitial cystitis: outcomes based on techniqueKenneth M Peters
Department of Urology, William Beaumont Hospital, 3535 West 13 Mile Rd, Suite 438, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:223-8; discussion 228. 2003..We concluded that sacral nerve modulation can treat refractory IC symptoms. The response to therapy and the reoperation rate are dependent on the technique used to test and implant the device...
- Sensory stimulation (TENS): effects of parameter manipulation on mechanical pain thresholds in healthy human subjectsLinda S Chesterton
Department of Physiotherapy Studies, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
Pain 99:253-62. 2002..Stimulation at a combination of the two sites did not produce any greater hypoalgesic effects. These results may have implications for the clinical use of sensory stimulation...
- Efficacy of electrical nerve stimulation for chronic musculoskeletal pain: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsMichael Johnson
Philosopher s River Consultancy, Willow Creek, MT 59760, USA
Pain 130:157-65. 2007..0005). These results indicate that ENS is an effective treatment modality for chronic musculoskeletal pain and that previous, equivocal results may have been due to underpowered studies...
- Different profiles of buprenorphine-induced analgesia and antihyperalgesia in a human pain modelWolfgang Koppert
Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Pain 118:15-22. 2005..It will be of major clinical interest whether this difference will translate into improved treatment of pain states dominated by central sensitization...
- Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation: the effect of intensity on local and distal cutaneous blood flow and skin temperature in healthy subjectsFiona L Cramp
Rehabilitation Sciences Research Group, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:5-9. 2002To determine what effect transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) intensity has on local and distal cutaneous blood flow and skin temperature.
- Chronic idiopathic pain syndromesDebajit Sen
Department of Rheumatology, University College of London Hospitals NHS Trust and Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, Arthur Stanley House, 40 50 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4NJ, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:369-86. 2006..Practical problems and issues are dealt with throughout the review in order to construct a pragmatic approach that the authors intend to be of everyday use to the clinician and allied health professionals...
- Involvement of peripheral opioid mechanisms in electroacupuncture analgesiaGrant G Zhang
Complementary Medicine Program, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
Explore (NY) 1:365-71. 2005..These data strongly suggest that peripheral opioids are released by EA at the inflammatory site...
- TENS of unknown value in the treatment of chronic low back painJulia Hush
University of Sydney
Aust J Physiother 52:64. 2006
- A geriatrician's guide to the use of the physical modalities in the treatment of pain and dysfunctionDanielle Marie Perret
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, 1425 Madison Avenue, Box 1240, New York, NY 10029 6574, and Department of Anesthesiology, The State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
Clin Geriatr Med 22:331-54; ix. 2006..It also highlights the role of the physical modalities as agents for the management of pain in the geriatric population...
- The sustained benefits of long-term neurostimulation in patients with refractory chest pain and normal coronary arteriesJessica de Vries
Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
Eur J Pain 11:360-5. 2007..To assess the long-term efficacy of neurostimulation for treating refractory angina pectoris-like chest pain, we followed patients, treated with either transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) or spinal cord stimulation (SCS)...
- Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for chronic uncomplicated neck pain: a randomised controlled studyJorge Vas
Pain Treatment Unit, Dos Hermanas A Primary Healthcare Centre, Dos Hermanas, Sevilla, Spain
Pain 126:245-55. 2006..In the treatment of the intensity of chronic neck pain, acupuncture is more effective than the placebo treatment and presents a safety profile making it suitable for routine use in clinical practice...
- Physical agents used in the management of chronic pain by physical therapistsRoger J Allen
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound, 1500 North Warner, CMB 1070, Tacoma, WA 98416, USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 17:315-45. 2006..Until controlled efficacy findings are definitive, careful individual patient response monitoring of thoughtful theoretical application of adjunctive physical agents may be a prudent approach to the management of chronic pain...
- Comparison of stochastic vs. conventional transcutaneous electrical stimulation for pain modulation in patients with electromyographically documented radiculopathyDonna M Bloodworth
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, 3601 North MacGregor Way, Room 240B, Houston, TX 77004, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:584-91. 2004..To determine if a transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS) unit modified to deliver electrical impulses at random (R) or stochastic frequency, called TENS-R, provided better pain relief than conventional TENS...
- [Use of stimulation techniques in pain treatment]Palle Rosted
Sheffield Universitet, Sheffield, England
Ugeskr Laeger 168:1982-6. 2006..The effect of acupuncture and epidural stimulation technique is scientifically well-supported. For the remaining techniques, the scientific evidence is dubious...
- Assessment of efficacy of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for pain management during office-based flexible cystoscopyGregory Hruby
Department of Urology, Columbia University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10032, USA
Urology 67:914-7. 2006..To evaluate the efficacy of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for its effectiveness in eliminating or minimizing discomfort during office-based flexible cystoscopy...
- Understanding pain, part 2: pain managementHelen Godfrey
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Br J Nurs 14:904-9. 2005..The three main types of pharmaceutical agents used, non-opioids, opioids and adjuvant drugs, are introduced and their mechanisms of actions discussed...
- Outcome of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in chronic pain: short-term results of a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trialJan Oosterhof
Research Centre for Allied Health Care, 645 Department of Physiotherapy CSS, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
J Headache Pain 7:196-205. 2006..Only for patients satisfied with treatment results pain intensity gradually decrease equally both for TENS and sham TENS with repeated treatment application...
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a systematic reviewAmole Khadilkar
School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2657-66. 2005..Systematic review...
- Pain assessment and management for a dialysis patient with diabetic peripheral neuropathyJennifer Innis
Pain Service, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
CANNT J 16:12-7, 20-6; quiz 18-9, 27-8. 2006..Complementary therapies have also been used in pain management in patients with ESRD, and there is a need for greater research in this area...
- Pain: geriatric self-learning moduleCindy Westley
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Medsurg Nurs 13:399-404. 2004..The Pain: Geriatric Self-Learning Module to published here, along with a post-test. This is the second in a four-part publication of self-learning modules...
- Fundamentals of pain management in wound careSarah Coulling
Acute Pain Service, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Br J Nurs 16:S4-6, S8, S10 passim. 2007..Procedural pain with dressing removal and cleansing caused the greatest concerns. An overview of simple, evidence-based drug and non-drug techniques is offered as potential strategies to help minimize the experience of pain...
- Analgesic and disease modifying effects of interferential current in psoriatic arthritisU A Walker
Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Albert Ludwigs University, Medizinische Universitatsklinik, Hugstetterstr 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
Rheumatol Int 26:904-7. 2006..Bone scintigraphy showed a trend towards deterioration. New joints became inflamed within treated sites. Thus IFC has analgesic effects in PsA, but does not have a satisfactory disease modifying effect...
- Spinal cord stimulationA Costantini
Unit of Physiopathology and Therapy of Pain, SS Annunziata Hospital, and Department of Anesthesia and Resuscitation, G D Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
Minerva Anestesiol 71:471-4. 2005..In this situation SCS seems to improve notably pain control and quality of life index of patients...
- Decreasing pain in electrical nerve stimulationKristof Verhoeven
Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Room K5Q 108, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Clin Neurophysiol 117:972-8. 2006..Do large stimulation electrodes reduce pain in nerve conduction testing?..
- Anti-hyperalgesia properties of buprenorphineMarc A Russo
Pain 122:216; author reply 216. 2006
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces acute low back pain during emergency transportAlexander Bertalanffy
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Acad Emerg Med 12:607-11. 2005..Patients with acute low back pain may require emergency transport because of pain and immobilization. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a nonpharmaceutical therapy for patients with low back pain...
- Comparison of the effects of tens and sodium salicylate iontophoresis in the management of osteoarthritis of the kneeC B Aiyejusunle
Department of Physiotheropy, School of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Lagos Lagos, Nigeria
Nig Q J Hosp Med 17:30-4. 2007..05). It is hereby suggested that the use of sodium salicylate iontophoresis and TENS be included in treatment of osteoarthritis to enhance pain relief and functional activity...
- Natural history of chronic pain and pain treatment in adults with cerebral palsyMark P Jensen
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98105 6490, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:439-45. 2004..To determine if cerebral palsy-related pain and frequency of use of pain treatments change over time and to examine the association between use of pain treatments and changes in pain intensity...
- Hypoalgesic effect of the transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation following inguinal herniorrhaphy: a randomized, controlled trialJosimari M Desantana
Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Pain 9:623-9. 2008..Consequently, the routine use of TENS after inguinal herniorrhaphy is recommended...
- An investigation into the analgesic effects of interferential currents and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on experimentally induced ischemic pain in otherwise pain-free volunteersMark I Johnson
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Environment, Leeds Metropolitan University, Calverly St, Leeds LS1 3HE, United Kingdom
Phys Ther 83:208-23. 2003..This study compared the analgesic effects of IFC and TENS on experimentally induced ischemic pain in otherwise pain-free subjects using a modified version of the submaximal-effort tourniquet technique...
- Managing musculoskeletal complaints with rehabilitation therapy: summary of the Philadelphia Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on musculoskeletal rehabilitation interventionsGeoffrey R Harris
Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, Oakland, California, USA
J Fam Pract 51:1042-6. 2002..The Philadelphia Panel recently formulated evidence-based guidelines for selected rehabilitation interventions in the management of low back, knee, neck, and shoulder pain...
- Community Ambulation Following Hip FractureJay Magaziner; Fiscal Year: 2013..This study will evaluate a 16-week multi-component exercise program provided to patients in their homes to determine if it is effective in improving the ability to walk independently in the community (i.e., community ambulation). ..
- Anticonvulsant effects of novel concentric ring electrode electrical stimulationWALTER GRANT BESIO; Fiscal Year: 2010..A non-invasive therapeutic strategy for bedside and/or out-of-hospital intervention can significantly improve morbidity and mortality, as well as reduce risk and cost of treatment. ..
- Fibromyalgia Activity Study with TENS "FAST"Kathleen A Sluka; Fiscal Year: 2013..Aim 4: determine if PROMIS is a useful outcome for fibromyalgia by comparing to the revised version of the fibromyalgia impact questionnaire (FIQ-R). ..
- Restoring arm and hand motor function with non-invasive spinal stimulation.REGGIE EDGERTON; Fiscal Year: 2013..This Phase I proposal will deliver a device that can painlessly and non-invasively aid in the recovery of SCI by delivering a specific electrical stimulation paradigm to the cervical cord that improves use of the arms and hands. ..
- A Theranostic Tool to Assess and Enable Spared Spinal Motor Function After SCIDaniel Lu; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Active Distributed Electrode Array Network for Electrical Stimulation TherapyEric C Hartman; Fiscal Year: 2012..The target markets for this device will be specialized clinics, research groups, and OEM companies. The target price for the system will be $3000 in volume for an 8-channel configuration (OEM market). ..
- HEALING DECUBITUS ULCERS WITH TENSRita Frantz; Fiscal Year: 1991..Within treatment groups, patient and ulcer condition variables will be correlated with differences in measures of rate of healing...
- Intramuscular Electrical Stimulation for Low Back PainZi Ping Fang; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- BEHAVIORAL AND BIOCHEMICAL MECHANISMS OF SELF INJURYFrank Symons; Fiscal Year: 2001..Accordingly, treatments will include transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS)(an opioid agonist treatment) or naltrexone (an opioid antagonist treatment)...
- Active Distributed Electrode Array Network for Electrical Stimulation TherapyEric Hartman; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- APS Travel AwardKathleen Sluka; Fiscal Year: 2007..C. These funds will allow trainees to attend and interact with both clinicians and researchers from multiple disciplines including medicine, nursing, psychology, and physical therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Central contributions to pathobiology of fibromyalgiaKathleen Sluka; Fiscal Year: 2009..A better understanding of the pathobiological mechanisms underlying musculoskeletal pain conditions may lead to the development of novel therapeutic approaches for its treatment. ..
- Role of ASIC3 in the etiology of fibromyalgiaKathleen A Sluka; Fiscal Year: 2010..These studies could lead to peripherally based therapeutic approaches to control pain without undesirable CMS (central nervous system) side effects, including gene therapy. ..
- Neurobiology of Joint Manipulation Induced AnalgesiaKathleen Sluka; Fiscal Year: 2003..This information will further assist the clinician in determining the treatment of choice for a particular patient and potentially guide future clinical research. ..
- Transcutaneous electrical stimulation of conductive polymers to promote nerve re-SILVIA LUEBBEN; Fiscal Year: 2008..This research is essential to the future development of a transcutaneous stimulation system to promote in vivo nerve growth. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEUROBIOLOGY OF CHRONIC MUSCLE PAINKathleen Sluka; Fiscal Year: 2003..These proposed studies will help in the understanding and thus potential treatment of chronic muscle pain, including such conditions as fibromyalgia, myofascial pain and low back pain. ..
- Neurobiology of Musculoskeletal PainKathleen Sluka; Fiscal Year: 2005..These proposed studies are intended to help in the understanding and thus potential treatment of chronic muscle pain including such conditions as fibromyalgia, myofascial pain and low back pain. ..
- Effectiveness of TENS on Hyperalgesia, Pain with Movement, and Function After TKRBarbara Rakel; Fiscal Year: 2010..By improving functional status, older adults can retain independence and possibly reduce their health care utilization and costs. ..
- Effect of TENS on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Hyperalgesia, and FunctionBarbara Rakel; Fiscal Year: 2008..This will improve the functional status and independence of older adults suffering from this chronic, painful, limiting condition. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Locomotion Control by Lumbar Spinal Cord StimulationChangfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2008..The proposed studies will not only improve our understanding of locomotion control in lumbar spinal cord but also benefit SCI patients. ..
- Bladder and Sphincter Control after Spinal Cord InjuryChangfeng Tai; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Beaumont Interstitial Cystitis Clinical Research NetworkKenneth Peters; Fiscal Year: 2007..Adverse events and complications will be monitored. Ancillary studies as agreed upon by the ICCRN will be carried out in conjunction with the clinical trial. ..
- Functional Impact of PENS for 65+ Chronic Low Back PainDebra Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- MOOD EFFECTS OF DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION IN PARKINSONSMark George; Fiscal Year: 2002..Thus, we plan to use interleaved fMRI and DBS to directly examine the effects of DBS on hypothesized brain circuits and to correlate this with immediate and longer-term (4 week) behavioral outcomes (mood and cognition). ..
- Osteopuncture for OA-Associated Knee Pain & DisabilityDebra Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2005..In addition, mechanisms of action will be explored, and the impact of osteopuncture on health care costs determined. ..
- Optimization of TMS for DepressionMark George; Fiscal Year: 2009..This clinical site grant (CSG) proposal is one of four scientifically identical proposals resubmitted under a CSMD mechanism.] ..
- Optimization of TMS for Depression - Coordinating CenterMark George; Fiscal Year: 2009..This coordinating Center Grant (CCG) application is submitted under a CSMD mechanism, linked to 4 clinical site grants (CSG). ..
- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Improve SpeechMargaret A Naeser; Fiscal Year: 2010..The number of people with aphasia in the U.S. today is estimated to be 1 million;80,000 new cases each year. This research has direct clinical relevance for aphasia patients. ..
- Cannabinoid Modulation of Capsaicin-Sensitive NociceptorsKenneth M Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2010..Second, identification of cannabinoid modulation of pain via TRPchannels provides a rationale for a novel class of analgesics that are devoid of classical cannabinoid side effects. ..
- Impaired Wound Healing in Diabetic Foot UlcerationAristidis Veves; Fiscal Year: 2010..In addition we believe that it will be helpful in understanding the relationship between cardiovascular disease and wound healing. ..
- Primary and Secondary Nociceptors in Persistent PainH Richard Koerber; Fiscal Year: 2010..By comparing the three groups, we hope to elucidate the specific populations of primary afferent and secondary nociceptive neurons crucial to this process. ..
- BIOLOGY OF HUMAN INTRAEPITHELIAL LYMPHOCYTESEllen Ebert; Fiscal Year: 2002..These studies will determine the mechanism of IEL chemotaxis toward secreted products of ECs, why IL-15 is more potent than IL-2 in inducing LAK activity by IELs, and how IL-10 and IL-12 augment this activity. ..
- Consistency of TCM RA Diagnosis and Herbal PrescriptionsGrant Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2002..More importantly, this study will be broadly applicable to clinical TCM research in general, and may help to establish a stronger methodological model for the evaluation of individualized treatment. ..
- PERIPHERAL CANNABINOIDS AND NEUROGENIC INFLAMMATIONKenneth Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2002..This knowledge base may provide a rationale for developing peripherally-selective cannabinoid analgesics with minimal CNS-mediated side-effect liability. ..
- SYMPATHETIC FIBER MODULATION OF NEUROGENIC INFLAMMATIONKenneth Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- ELECTROSTIMULATION FOR HEMIPLEGIAJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2004..EMG-controlled NIMES may also be effective for lower extremity motor and functional recovery. ..
- Mechanisms of Nicotine Induced Neurogenic InflammationKenneth Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Relationship of Hematocrit to Ischemic Stroke OutcomePaul Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006..Fitting these models will result in a more complete understanding of the association between HCT and stroke outcome. Findings could lead to the development of new interventions to improve stroke outcome. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Injury Induced Facilitated Neurogenic InflammationWade Kingery; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Neuropeptide Y Regulation of Peripheral Human Nociceptors and PainKenneth Hargreaves; Fiscal Year: 2007..Moreover, our study population in South Texas permits secondary analyses of a potentially underserved population (predominantly Hispanic) that is at risk for caries-induced pulpal necrosis and pain. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEURAL REGULATION OF BONE REMODELINGWade Kingery; Fiscal Year: 2008..These investigations will help to identify the sensory transmitters that modulate bone remodeling and characterize their roles in osteoporotic processes. ..
- Electrical stimulation for upper limb recovery in strokeJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2008..2. Assess the effect of NMES on upper limb activity limitation. 3. Assess the effect of NMES on central motor processing. 4. Assess the effect of adding cognitive input during NMES therapy. ..
- Contralaterally Controlled Functional Electrical Stimulation for Hemiparetic HandJayme Knutson; Fiscal Year: 2008..As more effective stroke therapies are developed, the prevalence of post-stroke disability may be decreased. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Acupuncture For Infertility Patients: The Effect On IVFGrant Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2007..Result obtained from the study will provide necessary information for a larger, definitive study, as well as knowledge regarding the broad mechanism of acupuncture on female reproductive function. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Subacute Stroke Recovery: Bimanual Coordination TrainingJames Cauraugh; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Electrical Stimulation for Hemiplegic Shoulder PainJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2010..We further postulate that ES improves glenohumeral stability by facilitating motor recovery. Thus we will evaluate the effects of these treatments on objective measures of poststroke motor recovery. ..
- ELECTROSTIMULATION FOR STROKE REHAB: EFFECTS & MECHANISMJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2002..Finally, techniques developed for assessing central motor function may be useful for evaluating other interventions directed at stroke rehabilitation. ..
- FES for foot-drop in hemiparesisJohn Chae; Fiscal Year: 2009..This proposed approach is expected to improve patient outcome and challenge the present clinical paradigm of prescribing AFOs for stroke survivors with foot-drop. ..
- Vascular and Metabolic Changes in the Diabetic FootAristidis Veves; Fiscal Year: 2005..Therefore, the combination of MRI RARE measurements and HIS will effectively identify patients at risk of foot ulceration and also predict failure to heal an ulcer. ..
- Natural History of Peripheral Diabetic NeuropathyAristidis Veves; Fiscal Year: 2009..What are the required numbers of patients and the required length of time so a clinical trial is properly powered? ..