Electrical Stimulation May Ease Low Back Pain For Some, University of Florida Study

Electrical nerve stimulation may offer some relief for older adults with chronic back pain, a new study suggests.

While wearing and activating the "transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation" (TENS) device, people had significant improvement in pain when resting, according to the researchers. The study participants also had a reduction in pain while moving, along with improvement in physical functioning, the researchers said.

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