What is Acupuncture Electronic Stimulated?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Acupuncture

Electroacupuncture is a form of acupuncture in which pairs of acupuncture needles are attached to a device that generates continuous electric pulses between them. Another term is Percutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (PENS).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 8 7
Fibromyalgia 5 5
Muscle pain 5 1
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 2 5
Depressed mood 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 7
None 14

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Acupuncture Electronic Stimulated

Side effect Patients
Bruising 1
Headaches 1
Injection site pain 1
Muscle soreness 1
Tension headache 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Acupuncture Electronic Stimulated

Dosage Patients
weekly 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 14
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 8
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 11
$100-199 2
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 8
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2 patient evaluations for Acupuncture Electronic Stimulated

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Oct 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Aug 24, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly

Aug 19, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: $200+ monthly

May 3, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: $200+ monthly

May 2, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Advice & Tips: seek IMNS treatements. Intra Muscular Neural Stimulation. very hard to find, but I had great (short lived) results. improvement in strength, balance & dizziness went away. effect was short lived as i couldnt continue regular treatements to maintain it (in a distant city)

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