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2021 Jul-Aug

Neurologia (Engl Ed)



Effectiveness of monopolar dielectric transmission of pulsed electromagnetic fields for multiple sclerosis-related pain: a pilot study.


Hochsprung A, Escudero-Uribe S, Ibáñez-Vera AJ, Izquierdo-Ayuso G
Neurologia (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul-Aug; 36(6):433-439.
PMID: 34238526.


Pain is highly prevalent in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS); it is chronic in 50% of cases and is classified as nociceptive, neuropathic, or mixed-type. Pain affects quality of life, sleep, and the activities of daily living. Electrotherapy is an interesting alternative or complementary treatment in the management of pain in MS, with new innovations constantly appearing.