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Electric Stimulation

Use of electric potential or currents to elicit biological responses.

Year introduced: 1965(1964)

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Electric Stimulation Therapy

Application of electric current in treatment without the generation of perceptible heat. It includes electric stimulation of nerves or muscles, passage of current into the body, or use of interrupted current of low intensity to raise the detection threshold of the skin to pain.

Year introduced: 1990

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Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation

The use of specifically placed small electrodes to deliver electrical impulses across the SKIN to relieve PAIN. It is used less frequently to produce ANESTHESIA.

Year introduced: 1990

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