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Guide on How to Use a TENS Therapy Device

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) devices are mainly used to treat osteoarthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, labor pain, neck pain, and low back pain. A TENS therapy device sends out mild electrical impulses that stimulate sensory neural signals that block and stop pain signals from reaching the brain. TENS machines effectively reduce pain and, in some cases, […]

iTENS for Sciatica Pain Treatment at Home

Sciatica pain is generally described as a sharp, shooting, burning, stabbing, or electric-like pain that radiates from the lower back, into the buttocks, and down one of the legs. Treatments for sciatica mainly rely on their pain-relieving factors as this medical issue is regularly self-healing. Some treatments include ice and hot packs, massage, stretching, acupuncture, […]

Using a TENS Machine for Sciatica Pain

Sciatica pain is the result of an injury or irritation to the sciatic nerve. Pain that would typically radiate from your lower back, through the hips, buttocks, and then down the legs. Sciatica pain would generally present itself as a sharp, shooting, burning, stabbing, or electric-like type of sensation. The pain would sometimes be constant […]

What is a Stim Machine?

Electrical stimulation or e-stim therapy uses mild electrical impulses that target either the muscles or nerves. Some forms of e-stim therapy are Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) or Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES). Physical therapists mainly do E-stim therapy using an E Stim machine to rehabilitate soft tissue injuries or neuromuscular […]

Using TENS Physiotherapy for Recovery

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is a pain management treatment mainly done by physiotherapists. It is mainly used to help reduce a patient’s pain to prep them for a more effective and efficient exercise with the best possible or full range of motion (body movement). TENS machines send out sensory neural signals that stimulate and block pain […]

How does TENS Machine Electrodes Work?

TENS Machines  Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation or TENS machine electrodes are the part of the TENS device placed directly on your skin. The electrodes work by sending tiny electrical impulses that help with pain relief and encourage increased blood circulation, which helps with healing and reduces muscle spasms. TENS therapy’s ultimate goal is to provide […]

iTENS Electric Nerve Stimulator

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, or TENS therapy, has been recommended as an excellent way to help with pain relief. TENS machines or an electric nerve stimulator works by sending electrical impulses through the skin that help block the pain signals from reaching the brain and helps with producing increased amounts of endorphins; this helps lessen […]

Choosing your TENS Machine for Back Pain

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) treats many kinds of pain; including period pain, joint pain, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, and labor pain. Back pain is one of the more common types due to its several causes. It has relied on TENS therapy treatment for pain management for quite some time now. TENS therapy […]

EMS TENS Pain Relief Guide

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and Electronic Muscle Stimulation (EMS) are forms of treatment used by physical therapists to treat pain, inflammation, and lack of mobility with electrical impulses. Despite having very similar devices and modes of electrical stimulation, their effects and purposes for the body differ drastically. One thing they have in common, though; […]

Guide on TENS Pad Placement

TENS gel pads  Pre-gelled pads are very convenient and practical; they stick to the body firmly. They are, however, expendable. Eventually, the gel pads will lose their stickiness from the wear and tear, and the electrical pulses will not feel as strong as before. Keep in mind that at this point, you should ensure to […]