What is Electro Therapeutic Point Stimulation (ETPS)?

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Electro Therapeutic Point Stimulation (ETPS) is a form of neuro-mechanical acupuncture. It combines the principles of acupuncture & neurology with microcurrent stimulation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 3 5
Back pain 1 1
Cervical spinal stenosis (neck) 1 1
Muscle spasms 1 1
Neck pain 1 1
Rheumatoid arthritis 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
1
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Electro Therapeutic Point Stimulation (ETPS)

Side effect Patients
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1
Overstimulation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Electro Therapeutic Point Stimulation (ETPS)

Dosage Patients
m,w,f 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Electro Therapeutic Point Stimulation (ETPS)

Mar 2, 2012 (Started Jan 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 17, 2011 (Started Jan 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 18, 2011 (Started Jan 11, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

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