Sources: A Newly Discovered System Of Electrical Medication
This is neuralgia in an ischiatic nerve, commonly the great ischiatic.
Use the B D current, strong as the patient can well bear. Place the foot
in warm water with N. P., or place the sponge-roll N. P. at the sole of
the foot, (the former is the best,) and treat with P. P. over the
painful part, and also, more or less, over adjacent parts. It is also
well, in order to prevent too much exhaustion of the limb, to reverse
the poles every third or fourth time; but in so doing, use the long
cord with N. P.