Electrotherapy, also known as TENS, is a drug-free non-invasive therapy designed to reduce and relieve muscle or joint pain by applying electrical nerve stimulation to the surface of the skin near the site of the pain.
Scientific theory suggests that TENS can work in several ways, including: blocking the pain message from reaching the brain, triggering the body to produce more endorphins (a natural pain killer) .
Yes, TENS has been prescribed by medical professionals and used for over 30 years by physicians, chiropractors, and physical therapists as an effective pain relief solution.
The device start on the lowest intensity settings, press the intensity power buttons up or down to pick the level that feels most comfortable on your pain; go up a power level if the therapy feels too weak or go down if you feel uncomfortable or your muscles contract too much.
Do not replace the electrodes in the process of treatment. It may cause electrical shock.
Electrodes can be used at least for 10-15 times( under conditions that keep skin clean), we suggest to replace new electrodes when the stickiness of electrodes are not strong.
No, this type of therapy does not cure the underlying cause of your pain. It can provide temporary relief or reduction of pain.
This therapy works best on pain of the muscle or joints.