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Title: The Hypoalgesic Effects of Acupuncture-Like Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve stimulation (AL-TENS) Compared to Conventional TENS.
Author: Francis, Richard Paul
ISNI:       0000 0001 3481 8765
Awarding Body: Leeds Metropolitan University
Current Institution: Leeds Beckett University
Date of Award: 2008
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Introduction: Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is used to reduce pain. TENS is applied as conventional TENS (50-100 Hz, causing paraesthesia) or acupuncture-like TENS (AL-TENS). AL-TENS is inconsistently characterised and research comparing its hypoalgesic effects to conventional TENS is lacking. Aim: To compare the hypoalgesic effects of acupuncture-like transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (AL-TENS) and conventional TENS.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Hypoalgesia