Clinical Study Bibliography for NMES & TENS

Clinical Study Bibliography for NMES:

  • Feil S, Newell J, Minogue C Paessler H.H. The Effectiveness of Supplementing a Standard Rehabilitation Program With Superimposed Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. Jun;39(6): 1238-47.
  • Bruce-Brand R., Walls R., Ong J., Emerson B., O'Byrne J., Moyna N. Effects of home-based resistance training and neuromuscular electrical stimulation in knee osteoarthritis. A pilot study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012; 13:118.
  • R. Walls., McHugh G., O Gorman D., Moyna N., O'Byrne J. Effects of preoperative neuromuscular electrical stimulation on quadriceps strength and functional recovery in total knee arthroplasty. A pilot study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010, 11:119.
  • Stevens-Lapsley, J., Balter J., Wolfe P, Eckhoff D., Kohrt W. Early Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to Improve Quadriceps Muscle Strength After Total Knee Arthroplasty: PHYS THER. Feb 2012; 92(2):210-226.
  • Hasegawa S, Kobayashi M, Arai R, Tamaki A, Nakamura T, Moritani T. Effect of early implementation of electrical muscle stimulation to prevent muscle atrophy and weakness in patients after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Electromyography & Kinesiology. 2011 Vol. 21, Issue 4:622-630.
  • Snyder-Mackler L., Dellitto A., Bailey S., Stralka S. Strength of Quadriceps Femoris Muscle and Functional Recovery after Reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 1995; 70a(8): 1166-73.
  • Rainsford G. The use of neuromuscular electrical stimulation as an adjunctive therapy for muscle strengthening in knee rehabilitation. Physiotherapy Ireland. 2012;33(1).
  • Mintken, P. Carpenter K. Eckhoff D.Kohrt W. Stevens J. Early Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation to Optimize Quadriceps Muscle Function Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of orthopedic & sports physical therapy 2007; 37(7):364-371.
  • Stevens J., Mizner R., Snyder-Mackler L. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for Quadriceps Muscle Strengthening After Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 34 • 1 • 2004:21-29.
  • Fitzgerald G, Pina S, Irrgang J. A Modified Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Protocol for Quadriceps Strength Training Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2003:33:492-501.
  • Bhave A, Mont M, Tennis S, Nickey M, Starr R, Etienne G. Functional Problems and Solutions After Total Hip and Knee Joint Arthroplasty Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2005; Volume 87-A; Supplement 2: 9-21.
  • Callaghan M, Oldham J, Winstanley J. A comparison of two types of electrical stimulation of the quadriceps in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome. A pilot study. Clinical Rehabilitation 2001 : 15: 637-646.
  • Gotlin R, Hershkowitz S, Juris P, Gonzalea E, Scott W, Insall J. Electrical Stimulation on Extensor Lag and Length of Hospital Stay After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Arch Phys Med Rehab. 1994; 75:957-9.
  • Werner S, Arvidsson H, Arvidsson I, Eriksson E. Electrical stimulation of vastus medialis and stretching of lateral thigh muscles in patients with patella-femoral symptoms. Knee Surg, Sports Traumal, Arthroscopy (1993) 1: 85-92.
  • Gotlin R, Hershkowitz S, Juris p, Gonzalez E, Scott N, Insall J. Electrical Stimulation Effect on Extensor Lag and Length of Hospital Stay After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Arch Phys Med Rehab. 1994; 75:957-9.
  • Werner S, Arvidsson H, Arvidsson I, Eriksson E. Electrical stimulation of vastus medialis and stretching of lateral thigh muscles in patients with patella-femoral symptoms. Knee Surg, Sports Traumal, Arthroscopy (1993) 1: 85-92
  • Gotlin R, Hershkowitz S, Juris p, Gonzalez E, Scott N, Insall J. Electrical Stimulation Effect on Extensor Lag and Length of Hospital Stay after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1994; 75:957-9.
  • Lyons C, Robb J, Irrgang J, Fitzgerald G. Differences in Quadricep Femoris Muscle Torque When Using a Clinical Electrical Stimulator Versus a Portable Electrical Stimulator. Physical Therapy 2005; 85: 44-51.
  • Mizner R, Petterson S, Stevens J, Vandenborne K, Mackler L. Early Quadriceps Strength Loss After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2005; Volume 87-A; Number 5: 1047-1053.
  • Paillard, T Combined Application of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation and Voluntary Muscular Contractions. Sports Med 2008: 38 (2): 161-177.
  • Levine, M; McElroy, K; Stakich, V Cicco, J (2013) - Comparing Conventional Physical Therapy Rehabilitation With Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation After TKA. Orthopedics 36(3); 319-324.
  • Vaz,M.A., Baroni,B.M., Geremia,J.M., Lanferdini,F.J., Mayer, A Arampatzis,A.,Herzog W (2012) -Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) Reduces Structural and Functional Losses of Quadriceps Muscle and Improves Health Status in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis. Journal of Orthopaedic Research.
  • Imoto, A.M., Peccin M.S., Teixeira L.E., Da Silva K.N., Trevisani M. (2013) - Is neuromuscular electrical stimulation effective for improving pain, function and activities of daily living of knee osteoarthritis patients? Sao Paulo Med J. 131(2):80-7.
  • Manske R.C., Daniel Prohaska D., Lucas B. (2012) Recent advances following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: rehabilitation perspectives. Curr Rev Musculoskeletal Med.
  • Ibrahim M.S., Khan M.A., Nizam I.,Haddad F.S.(2013) - Peri-operative interventions producing better functional outcomes and enhanced recovery following total hip and knee arthroplasty: an evidence-based review. BMC Medicine 2013, 11:37.

Clinical Study Bibliography for TENS:

  • Alm, W.A., Gold, M.L., & Weil, L.S. (1979). Evaluation of transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS) in podiatric surgery. Journal of the American Podiatric Association, 69(9), 537-542.
  • Chabal, C., Fishbain, D.A., Weaver, M., & Wipperman-Heine, L. (1998). Long term transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) use: impact on medication utilization and physical therapy costs. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 14, 66-73.
  • Cheing, G.L.Y. & Hui-Chan, C.W.Y. (1999). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation: nonparallel antinociceptive effects on chronic clinical pain and acute experimental pain. Archive of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 80(3), 305-312.
  • Fishbain, D.A., Chabal, C., Abbott, A., Wipperman-Heine, L., & Cutler, R. (1996). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) treatment outcome in long-term users. Clinical Journal of Pain, 12,201-214.
  • Gersh, M.R. & Wolf, S.L. (1985). Applications of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in the management of patients with pain. Physical Therapy, 65(3), 314-322.
  • Jensen, J.E., Etheridge, G.L., & Hazelrigg, G. (1986). Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in the treatment of pain: recommendations for use in the treatment of sports injuries. Sports Medicine, 3, 79-88.Johnson, M.I., Ashton, C.H., & Thompson, J.W. (1991). An in-depth study of long term users of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS). Implications for clinical use of TENS. Pain, 44,221-229.
  • Moore, S.T. & Shurman, J. (1997). Combined neuromuscular electrical stimulation and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for treatment of chronic back pain: a double blind, repeated measures comparison. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 78, 55-60.
  • Naidu, K.R.C. (1982). Transcutaneous electrical stimulation in the management of phantom limb pain. JAPI, 30(5), 309-310.
  • Robinson, A.J. (1996). Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the control of pain in musculoskeletal disorders. Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 24(4), 208-226.
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