Entries by Tina Thorne

Pain Management with Device

It doesn’t matter what level of fitness or mobility you subscribe to, but chances are, you have felt pain at one time or another. Pain can be minor, extreme or anything in between. It can interfere with your life and prevent you from doing the things you enjoy. Of course, taking some pain pills would […]

iTENS Gel Pads

iTENS is a modern-day TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) machine that 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 […]

TENS Unit Australia

Transcutaneous (through the skin) electronic nerve stimulation is a drug-free analgesic technique that represents a valuable addition to pain management. A TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) unit is mainly used for blocking and treating chronic and acute pain. Treatment with TENS unit consists of passing a weak electric current via electrodes through the skin into […]

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 […]

TENS Machine for Lower Back Pain

TENS (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) uses electric current offered by a device to stimulate the nerves for healing intentions. Several companies began manufacturing TENS units after the commercial success of the Medtronic device became known. TENS is a non-invasive, safe nerve stimulation intended to reduce pain, both acute and chronic. In this case, we refer […]

10’s machine or TENS machine

Today’s generation is more likely to use slang words to make a unique language of their own and make it sound “dope” (cool or awesome). Other terms, for example, like TBH (to be honest) and LOL (laugh out loud), is becoming more viral than writing it completely. And 10’s machine (or TENS machine) is not […]

TENS Machine and Muscle Stimulators for Athletes

Pain from injuries or overtraining is, unfortunately, commonplace for athletes. They often feel pain and soreness throughout their athletic life. Some believe that being able to push through the pain is what creates the best athletes. However, a body can only deal with so much pain before it gives in and gets worse. There are […]

Using TENS as Medical Equipment at Home (Medical TENS)

If you’re an athlete or just someone that enjoys exercising, you know how easy it is to get injured whilst working out or participating in sports. Sometimes even the slightest mishap can result in days or weeks of downtime. It is why many athletes are choosing to buy and use their medical supplies and equipment […]

Electronic Stimulation Device or E-Stim

Electronic or Electrical Stimulation (E-Stim) is a technique that causes muscle contraction using electrical impulses. The electrodes, controlled by a device, are placed above the default area on the skin. The electrodes receive an electrical current from the device, which is then delivered into the muscle, causing it to contract. There are two main types […]

Pain Reliever using TENS – An Alternative to Opioids

These days, many people will choose natural pain relief methods rather than taking opioid medications, which is commonly prescribed to patients with severe pain. Aside from the addictive properties, there are several possible side effects. One of the most frequent side effect associated with this type of medication is constipation. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS) […]