2 patient evaluations for Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation taken for the purpose of 'chronic pain'

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Aug 21, 2010 (Started Apr 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I find that using my TENS unit does help significantly with the fibro muscle pain. I can always tell when I take a break from it, so it must be working that much! :0) I was allergic to the conductive gel, I think, so I quit using that so I no longer get an itchy rash where the electrodes go. I still give my give a break every other day and keep the unit off for a day and then restart it. But I definitely think it's a worthwhile investment and non-drug treatment.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: rash or skin problems

  • 1 helpful mark

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Jun 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for chronic pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 hr Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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