Rock Valley Physical Therapy is one of 28 physical therapy clinics in the Midwest who are part of a research study called the Fibromyalgia Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in Physical Therapy Study (FM-TIPS).
The goal of the study is to see if Physical Therapy and TENS will decrease pain for individuals with Fibromyalgia. The study involves physical therapy, TENS use at home, and some research homework. Individuals who are part of the study receive payment for research homework, 2 TENS units and supplies.
The study is sponsored by the NIH, the University of Iowa, and Vanderbilt University. Please contact the research team if you would like more information. The study website can be accessed at https://www.fmtips.org/or call 319-467-4203.