TENS MACHINE and Electrotherapy Devices : This type of TENS MACHINE stimulation is characterized by biphasic, low volt, current and selectable parameters such as pulse rate and pulse width. TENS MACHINE Units stimulates sensory nerves to block pain signals, stimulate endorphin production to help normalize sympathetic function.
What is a TENS MACHINE Unit?
T.E.N.S stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. A TENS MACHINE is a drug-free alternative for managing pain. For the past twenty years, doctors have been prescribing TENS MACHINEs as an effective way to relieve pain. A TENS MACHINE offers many people safe comforting relief. TENS MACHINE reduces and often even eliminates pain. TENS MACHINE are FDA approved, and it is reimbursable by most insurance providers.
How Does TENS MACHINE Unit Work?
This TENS MACHINE Unit electrotherapy was designed to relieve pain by sending gentle electrical impulses through the skin to the nerves. The TENS MACHINE Unit suppresses pain by blocking the pain signals before they reach the brain. The tens machine Unit sends gentle impulses through lead wires that are connected totens machine electrodes. The tens machine Unit electrodes are strategically placed at appropriate pain sights on the body. Because there are many different kinds of pain, and each individual is unique, pain relief varies from person to person. Some users experience pain relief only while the tens machine unit is turned on. For others, relief continues for a length of time even after the tens machine Unit is turned off. The tens machine Unit is an excellent, non-drug alternative for chronic pain such as lower-back ache and arthritis. The tens machine Unit is also useful in relieving acute pain associated with surgery, traumatic injury, and other conditions.
The tens Unit or TENS Machine
ChiroCity offers the most advanced, pocket-sized, fully portable tens machine Unit electrotherapy devices designed to relieve both acute and persistent pain. Our tens machine Unit devices provide several different modes of operation; this provides the user with a variety of treatment options. The tens machine Unit have two channels so it can be used to relieve pain at two body locations. Each tens machine Unit is about the size of a deck of playing cards, so you can wear it anywhere, at home, to work, or in your car. Also each tens machine Unit has A convenient belt clip allows you to wear it on your belt or even inside your clothing.
What is the most effective way to use the tens machine Unit ?
To achieve the best results of tens machine Unit electrotherapy, it is important to remember that the tens machine Unit therapy merely activates the body's own pain-fighting mechanism. Placing electrodes of the tens machine Unit directly over or around the painful area delivers pain-blocking current to the nerves leading to that area. Some healthcare professionals have found that placing the tens machine Unit electrodes along acupuncture points is also effective. Also, it is good to vary the placement of the tens machine Unit electrodes each treatment to avoid skin irritation.
How long does it take for the tens machine Unit treatment to produce results?
In most cases, studies show that it takes roughly 30 minutes for tens machine Unit treatment to begin to relieve pain. However, for conventional, high frequency tens machine Unit treatment, there is no set tens machine Unit treatment limit. Some patients find hours of pain relief from short 30-to-60 minute sessions. Others use their tens machine units for several hours a day or all day, depending on the pain generated by daily activities. Always use your TENS unit according to your physician's directions.
When can the tens machine Unit treatment be administered?
The tens machine Unit can be administered any time of day or night. It is recommended that tens machine Unit not be used while sleeping. This is simply because movement during sleep may cause electrodes to come off or be pressed into the flesh, causing skin irritation. However, always use your tens machine unit according to your physician's directions.
Does tens machine Unit treatment have any risks or side effects?
Unlike surgery or prescription drugs, tens machine Unit therapy is virtually risk free from injury, side effects or addiction. The tens machine Unit low-volt electrical current delivered by the electrodes only penetrates the skin to the level of the nerve fibers, usually only one to two inches. This poses no danger to most individuals. However, those with cardiac conditions and/or pacemakers, and pregnant women should consult their doctors before using tens machine Unit . Also, neck and head pain that requires locating tens machine electrodes on these areas of the body should be conducted only with the consent of a physician. Use caution when you drive or operate heavy machinery with a tens machine attached.