Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation TENS - A noninvasive therapeutic technique reduce pain, promote healing, and decrease edema,which involves the application of low-voltage,electrical stimulation to large myelinated nerve fibres to help reduce pain. For symptomatic relief and managment of chronic pain and acute post-surgical or post trauma pain.
The benefits and uses of a TENS unit
A TENS machine is used to relieve pain - caused by trauma, joint and spinal cord injuries, and back pain - with the help of electrical pulses. Speak to your doctor and ask if a TENS unit is the right rehabilitative product for you.
What is a TENS device?
A TENS machine is a device that creates electrical pulses and is most often recommended for people who require pain relief, even from those which are physiological in nature, for example in women with menstrual pains.
This device is also used in TENS and EMS therapy after trauma caused by an accident, joint and spinal cord injuries, as well as paresis and back pain.
How does the TENS unit work?
TENS units send specially programmed electrical current pulses, which cause muscles to relax, reducing built up tension and helps to stimulate nerves and provides pain relief.
The device is mainly used in TENS, EMS and physical therapy to electro stimulate nerves and muscles for pain relief and to mitigate pain signals sent to the brain.. Additionally, TENS units can be used to massage the wearer, helping to back pain and other problems.
How do you choose the right TENS machine?
There are a number of pain TENS machines available from our store - each comes with its own unique certificate, which ensures that the product has been tested and is safe to use as instructed. Choosing a device depends on the conditions you plan on treating using TENS. Before making your decision, consult with a doctor or physiotherapist who can help you choose the right product.
For athletes, the analgesic and massage electrostimulator SPORTS TENS 2 is highly recommended by physiotherapists, as it has many programs that help improve muscle condition and performance, and it works wirelessly. A great electrostimulator for home therapy is the MTR + Vertriebs DoloBravo. This TENS device does not require any support from medical staff and guarantees a wide range of functions that can help relieve pain, even from home.