Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS) which uses a small battery-powered device to deliver electricity through electrodes placed on the skin at specific pain points. This device blocks the pain sensations naturally.
Biomedical Acupuncture for Pain Management an integrative approach using electro-acupuncture and manual acupuncture. This approach helps to resolve acute pain and manage chronic pain syndromes.
According to Low Level Laser Therapy
by Jan Turner & Lars Hode (Prima Books),
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT):
- Reduces pain by causing the production of natural pain killer endorphins.
- Reduces inflammation by suppressing inflammatory enzymes that create swelling, redness, pain, and heat and enhances the release of anti-inflammatory enzymes.
Following is a list of cold laser controlled, randomized, double-blind studies, which have shown that Cold Laser Therapy is an effective treatment modality for a wide range of treatment indications such as:
- Acne vulgaris
- Achilles tendonitis
- Ankle sprains
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Chronic back pain
- Chronic neck pain
- Herpes simplex
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- Shoulder pain
- Sports injuries
- Temporomandibular dysfunction/ pain