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Electrical stimulation

BMJ Group Medical Reference

Some physiotherapists use electrical stimulation to treat a painful shoulder. They use a device that gives out small pulses of electricity. But there haven't been enough good-quality studies to show if electrical stimulation can help with pain and heal your shoulder.

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For references related to Shoulder pain click here.
Last Updated: August 23, 2013
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