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Is there a digital health solution for treating pain?
Could TENS devices be a potential answer to the opioid crisis? If they are, it’ll be thanks to digital health. Case in point is NeuroMetrix’s Quell device. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) gizmos have been around for decades. But they’ve had a reputation for being unwieldy, with a bunch of wires and pads. “TENS devices have been around for 40 years, and some of the reasons they’re not effective for chronic pain is that they are underpowered, not designed for 24/7 use, and they’re not dosing at the right levels for t...
Source: Mass Device - August 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Health Information Technology mHealth (Mobile Health) Pain Management devicetalksboston Neurometrix Source Type: news

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Title: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve StimulationCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 2/3/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/12/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - September 12, 2016 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Bayer launches over-the-counter Aleve TENS pain device
Bayer (ETR:BAYN) said today it launched the Aleve direct therapy targeted transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation pain relief device in the U.S. The device is designed as a non-invasive, drug-free method of pain control, specifically targeted at lower back pain, according to the company. “Aleve Direct Therapy puts controllable TENS technology in consumers hands without having to visit the doctor. It provides high intensity of power and its wireless remote control makes it easy to adjust the power of intensity to fit the user’s needs. We are pleased to be able to provide this safe, drug-free a...
Source: Mass Device - July 14, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Pain Management Bayer HealthCare Source Type: news

Bayer Announces the Launch of Aleve(R) Direct Therapy(TM) TENS Device to Help People who Suffer from Lower Back Pain
WHIPPANY, N.J., July 14, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Today, Bayer announced that Aleve® Direct Therapy™, a safe, drug-free, pain relief device, is now available at retailers nationwide in the analgesics aisle. Aleve Direct Therap... Devices, Product LaunchBayer, Aleve Direct Therapy, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 14, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dry mouth: Acupuncture-like electrical nerve stimulation may help
Phase III results indicate that acupuncture-like, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may be equally effective as pilocarpine, the current prescription medication in a pill, to treat radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth), according to a new study published. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 29, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

RTOG 0537 shows acupuncture-like ENS may provide relief for radiation-induced dry mouth
(American Society for Radiation Oncology) Phase III results of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 0537 indicate that acupuncture-like, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may be equally effective as pilocarpine, the current prescription medication in a pill, to treat radiation-induced dry mouth, according to a study published in the June 1, 2015 issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

First device to prevent migraine headaches wins FDA approval
The US Food and Drug Administration has given its first approval for the marketing of a device for preventing migraine headaches. The federal agency says the device, which comes in the form of a headband that delivers a nerve-stimulating low electrical current, may bring relief to patients who cannot tolerate current migraine drugs."This is also the first transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation device specifically authorized for use prior to the onset of pain," they told the press. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 12, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

FDA Approves Migraine Prevention Device (FREE)
By Kelly Young The FDA has approved marketing of the first device to prevent migraine headaches. The Cefaly transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - March 12, 2014 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Device to Prevent Migraine FDA Approves First Device to Prevent Migraine
The FDA allows marketing of a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation device for use prior to the onset of migraine pain. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

FDA allows marketing of first medical device to prevent migraine headaches
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first device as a preventative treatment for migraine headaches. This is also the first transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) device specifically authorized for use prior to the onset of pain. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 11, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Title: Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve StimulationCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 2/3/2005 10:20:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 10/30/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - October 30, 2013 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation Ineffective for Tennis ElbowTranscutaneous Nerve Stimulation Ineffective for Tennis Elbow
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) does not help tennis elbow, UK researchers say. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Parasacral TENS May Have Edge for Overactive Bladder in KidsParasacral TENS May Have Edge for Overactive Bladder in Kids
Parasacral transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) may have advantages over posterior tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) in neuromodulatory treatment of children with overactive bladder. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news