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OT Assistant

Pain 208

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)


  • Discuss the use of TENS and acupuncture for pain management and list 5 indications and contraindications/risks.
  • Describe and analyze 2 principles underpinning various techniques of TENS and acupuncture
  • Describe the research supporting the analgesic mechanisms of action of TENS and acupuncture.
  • Summarize clinical research evidence on clinical effectiveness for TENS and acupuncture
  • Discuss why the clinical experience of outcome when using TENS and acupuncture sometimes differs from some of the clinical research findings.

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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