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Applying electric current to nerve for chronic low back pain does not provide clinically important improvement

07:00 EDT 3 Jul 2017 | Medical Xpress

In three randomized trials, treatment of chronic low back pain with radiofrequency denervation, a procedure that can be performed with different techniques including the application of an electric current to the pain-conducting nerve, resulted in either no improvement or no clinically important improvement in chronic low back pain, according to a study published by JAMA.

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