hyperstimulation analgesia

hyperstimulation analgesia (hīˈ·per·stimˈ·y·lāˑ·shn aˈ·nl·jēˑ·zē·),

n the relief of pain through the stimulation of large-diameter nerves using a variety of techniques, such as acupuncture, acupressure, ice packs, etc. See also counterirritation.
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Hyperstimulation analgesia and analgesia via application of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), in addition to the already mentioned mechanisams of action, also act at supraspinal level, inhibiting the pain transfer up to conscious level at the somatosensory cerebral cortex [10, 11].