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Bursts of Radio Waves Could ‘Stun’ Nerves to Offer Pain Relief From Arthritis – ScienceAlert

An experimental new treatment for chronic pain appears to provide substantial relief in some of those with advanced degenerative arthritis.

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An experimental new treatment for chronic pain appears to provide substantial relief in some of those with advanced degenerative arthritis.
Recently, scientists have begun treating chronic pain using electrical currents, produced by powerful radio waves, which “stun” certain nerves and slow pain signals on their way to the brain.
For those with arthritis in the knee, studies show this form of nerve pain relief is better than steroid injections and appears to last for up to a year in 65 percent of…

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