:electrical stimulation of the skin to relieve pain by interfering with the neural transmission of signals from underlying pain receptors
— called also
- … a physical therapist can show you exercises to maintain strength and movement in the affected area and may also use transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, in which a small device transmits electrical impulses that stimulate nerve endings and relieve pain.
- —Andrew Weil, Self Healing, September 2004
transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator
transcutaneous nerve stimulator