TENS Treatment Eases Pain and Fatigue of Fibromyalgia, Phase 2 Trial Shows

TENS Treatment Eases Pain and Fatigue of Fibromyalgia, Phase 2 Trial Shows
Four weeks of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) ease the pain and fatigue associated with movement in women with fibromyalgia (FM), a Phase 2 study showed.  Findings from the study, “A Randomized Controlled Trial of TENS for Movement‐Evoked Pain in Women with Fibromyalgia,” were published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology. Fibromyalgia is a complex disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and fatigue. Pharmaceutical therapies have had limited effectiveness, with many people taking multiple drugs and still experiencing pain, limiting their physical activity.  While exercise has been shown to be an effective treatment for FM, individuals still report pain caused by body movements (movement-evoked pain) which limits participation in physical activities.  An alternative is t
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