Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) during everyday activities – ‘activeTENS’

Writing in Clinical Rehabilitation, 03/18/2013, Prof Sarah Tyson (Physiotherapy) and team from Rehabilitation Research Group in the School of Health, Sciences at the University of Salford UK look at  ‘activeTENS’ which is transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) during everyday activities and its benefit in enhancing physical function after stroke. The group showed that balance, gait speed, plantarflexor strength and proprioception of plantarflexion improved during active TENS.

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