The effect of brief electrical and manual acupuncture stimulation on mechanical experimental pain

Schliessbach, Juerg; van der Klift, Eveline; Arendt-Nielsen, Lars; Curatolo, Michele; Streitberger, Konrad (2011). The effect of brief electrical and manual acupuncture stimulation on mechanical experimental pain. Pain medicine, 12(2), pp. 268-75. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2010.01051.x

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Although manual and electrical stimulation are frequently used in acupuncture analgesia, studies comparing both stimulation modalities are contradictory. This blinded, placebo-controlled cross-over study investigates effects of brief manual and electrical acupuncture stimulation on pressure pain detection thresholds (PPDT) compared with nonpenetrating sham acupuncture (NPSA).

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > Clinic and Policlinic for Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy

UniBE Contributor:

Curatolo, Michele and Streitberger, Konrad Markus

ISSN:

1526-2375

Publisher:

Wiley-Blackwell

Language:

English

Submitter:

Jeannie Wurz

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:19

Last Modified:

23 Jan 2018 12:16

Publisher DOI:

10.1111/j.1526-4637.2010.01051.x

PubMed ID:

21276188

Web of Science ID:

000287200000011

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/6078 (FactScience: 210972)

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