Does transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation affect pain, neuropathic pain, and sympathetic skin responses in the treatment of chronic low back pain? A randomized, placebo- controlled study

Yaksi E., Ketenci A., Baslo M. B., Orhan E. K.

KOREAN JOURNAL OF PAIN, vol.34, no.2, pp.217-228, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.3344/kjp.2021.34.2.217
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.217-228
  • Keywords: Key Words, Chronic Pain, Depression, Electromyography, Low Back Pain, Pain Management, Surveys and Questionnaires, Sympathetic Nervous System, Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation, Neuralgia, TENS, EFFICACY, MECHANISMS, MANAGEMENT, PREVALENCE, THERAPY, SYSTEM
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of trans cutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) in chronic low back pain and neuropathic pain.