Entries by Tina Thorne

TENS Electrode Pads

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) electrode pads are used to give soothing relief. These pads are positioned near the paining area of the body. In some cases, these pads need to be placed directly in the pain area. And this is where the units’ electrodes start their work. They send calming and relaxing pulses from […]

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 […]

Electronic Nerve Stimulator

Electronic nerve stimulator has a long history of diagnostic and research behind it and now have been incorporated into pain control programs. While there are hundreds of clinical reports details using TENS on a wide range of conditions, many studies control a great deal of discussion about TENS’ benefits versus the results of placebos. The […]

iTENS – The Electronic Massager

The electronic massager is simple to use and very convenient. Compact and portable, these hand-held devices are perfect for use on your arms, legs, shoulders, feet and back. It is an incredible thing to have at home. It іѕ known аѕ Trаnѕсutаnеоuѕ Elесtrісаl Nеrvе Stіmulаtіоn (TENS). A modern-day electrotherapy device that merges technology with the […]

Pain Relief Drug-Free – TENS Machine

What is a TENS Machine? The TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) machine is an electrical device designed to help treat pain, such as migraines, back and neck aches or muscular and joint pain and used as a drug-free pain-relief option during labour. A small handheld TENS machine gives out tiny pulses of electrical energy that are […]

iTENS, The Portable TENS Machine

For decades, you might have heard of the TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) machine. It consists of a battery-powered device that delivers electrical impulses through electrodes placed on the surface of your skin. What is great about the TENS machine is it’s a portable and easy-to-use device. Today, the TENS machine is getting better and […]

TENS Therapy for Acute Pain

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) therapy is a painkilling treatment that involves electrodes and a machine to transmit an electric current through the skin. Many patients have reported positive results from TENS therapy, and many doctors and physiotherapists in Australia recommend TENS therapy as a possible alternative to drugs, deep tissue massage and other types […]

TENS Machine Uses

A TENS machine is a mild electric current applied to the skin areas by a small power pack connected to two electrodes. In this article, you’ll find out some of the uses of the TENS machine. Back Pain A TENS machine is widely and extensively used for upper and lower back pain. A study with […]

TENS Pain Relief

Doctors have been using TENS units since the 1970’s to help patients better manage chronic pain. The general principle behind the device has been around for thousands of years. The ancient Greeks would use electric eels to help deal with pain. The founding father and electricity pioneer of therapeutic use for pain relief is Ben […]