Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation is a pain-relieving therapy that uses low voltage electrical current. Electrodes are placed at trigger points or nerves around the area of pain, through which electrical impulses are delivered with the help of a battery-powered TENS unit. Fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, bursitis, diabetic neuropathy, tendonitis, peripheral artery disease, lower back pain, and chronic pelvic pain are the conditions that can be treated with TENS.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male. I currently have unbearable pain in my lower back and buttocks area. Every time I get up, the pain gets much worse and feel shooting pain down my leg, which gets me to a point that I have to pause two to five seconds. I went to a chiropractor yesterday and he ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have studied your case. Medications like Methylcobalamine with Pregabalin and analgesic will reduce pain. You can take them consulting your treating doctor. Some exercises which can be done after pain have reduced include spine extension exercises, lying on your s... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a softball player and my position is the catcher. I have been playing my position for two years and in these two years, my left shoulder has partially slipped at least 50 times or more. It has been bothering me a lot even when I am not doing anything. What do I do? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For recurrent shoulder dislocation, you need further investigation and treatment. MRI might show Hill-Sachs lesion or Bankart lesion which are injuries of the shoulder joint due to repeated dislocations. Hill-Sachs injury is a bony defect and you may need invest... Read Full »