Entries by Tina Thorne

What is an Electrical Nerve Stimulator Machine

For medical conditions that require muscle stimulation and pain treatment, the Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation or Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS) is a device used to treat such symptoms. This nerve stimulator machine is simple and safe to use, sending electrical impulses through the skin’s surface and stimulating the muscles and nerves related to natural […]

TENS Unit for Pain

A Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) device is a battery-powered device used to alleviate pain. TENS unit for pain functions by sending tiny electrical impulses through electrodes with adhesive pads attached to the user’s skin. These electrical impulses overwhelm the nerve system, impairing its capacity to send pain signals to the spinal cord and brain. […]

iTENS Gel Pads

iTENS is a modern-day TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) machine. It consists of a white round part called the ‘Interchangeable Gen 2 iTENS‘ device that serves as a rechargeable battery and a Bluetooth receiver. Its ‘wings’ have a laser printed silver conductive surface where the iTENS gel pads are used. These reusable and replaceable gel […]

Wireless TENS, how it works?

The traditional TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) machine is a small, portable, battery-operated device worn on the body. The unit is connected by wires attached to an adhesive pad that sticks to the skin. However, more recently, many people are now using wireless as it can be worn discreetly, under clothing and is easy to […]

Electrical Nerve Stimulation

There are many different electrical stimulation types. One of these is the TENS or (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation), whose main goal is temporary pain relief in aching muscles or symptomatic relief of chronic pain. This article will discuss the types of electrical nerve stimulation, the Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) and Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS).  Peripheral […]

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator

If you are experiencing constant lower back pain that causes muscle tightness and pain, the TENS unit may be a good choice. A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator is a device that helps increase blood flow, promote soft tissue healing and relax tight muscles. A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator or TENS is a therapy that uses […]

The TENS Do’s and Don’ts

The Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) unit can relieve pain from muscular, joint or bone issues caused by illnesses such as osteoarthritis or fibromyalgia and ailments such as lower back pain and neck discomfort.  iTENS is designed to relieve discomfort associated with tired and aching muscles of the body due to strain from exercise or routine […]