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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  • Slight
  • None
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Side effects

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Mild 0
None 2

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

Side effect Patients
Adherence
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Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
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Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
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