What is Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to shoulders and upper back?

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Generic name: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation

Electrical stimulation is a treatment modality utilized by physical therapists that uses an electrical current to cause a single muscle or a group of muscles to contract. This contraction helps strengthen injured muscles and promotes healing.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Complex regional pain syndrome type I 1 1
Complex regional pain syndrome type II 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 1
Migraine 1 1
Migraine headaches 1 1
Muscle pain 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 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to shoulders and upper back

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to shoulders and upper back

Dosage Patients
daily 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
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There are no evaluations for Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to shoulders and upper back.