A 59-year-old patient is suffering from severe pain, numbness, and tingling in the lower legs and feet as a result of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Which type of non-pharmacological intervention would be most appropriate for pain management in this patient?

 

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- Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

- Low-intensity laser treatment

- Reiki therapy

- Electromagnetic field treatment

Rationale

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy can cause severe pain and nerve dysfunction in the extremities. The patient with this condition may need pain management methods, which could be through medications or through non-pharmacological methods, such as nerve stimulation.

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