Electrotherapy

TENS Unit Pad Placement: Basic Guidelines

TENS Unit Pad Placement: Basic Guidelines

TENS therapy for pain relief is most effective when the electrodes are placed at the exact position where the painful area is felt. Most physicians recommend locating trigger points or dermatomes and sticking the electrode pads there. There are also placement patterns that are recommended by experts. TENS unit pad placement for maximum pain relief can be achieved trial and error but listening to your therapist can be the fastest way to locate the best points for electrical stimulation.

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TENS Unit Pad Placement for Spinal Stenosis

TENS Unit Pad Placement for Spinal Stenosis

All about spinal stenosis, who are at risk of having this disease, how it is diagnosed and where the electrodes need to be placed to help minimize the pain from spinal stenosis.

Spinal stenosis is a condition where there;s narrowing of spinal spaces.This is common among older people or may be congenital. It can be diagnosed via MRI and the location of stenosis can also be identified through this. Recommended electrode pad placement usually is on the flanks. TENS is a relatively safe treatment for this condition.

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How to Tone Your Muscles with Syrtenty® TENS Unit Pads

How to Tone Your Muscles with Syrtenty® TENS Unit Pads

  Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) isn’t only used to help relieve pain, but tone muscles as well. According to the doctors of Memorial Hospital, Towanda, Pennsylvania, the machine comes with different frequencies (depending on the therapy) and TENS unit pads with different shapes and sizes. These are not only utilized by doctors, but professional therapists and patients in their homes as well. The TENS units are portable, lightweight machines...

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TENS versus EMS: Do both use the same electrodes?

TENS versus EMS: Do both use the same electrodes?

  Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) with the use of electrode pads has been pretty popular these days. Nearly one-thirds of Americans suffer from chronic pain and I’m one of them. This is why we greatly benefit from electrotherapy using electrodes for TENS unit. I have undergone TENS therapy, countless times that I have somewhat already mastered how this works. However, I’m quite baffled as to how TENS is different from...

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