Electrotherapy

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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Trigger Point Therapy Using Syrtenty® TENS Unit Pads

Trigger Point Therapy Using Syrtenty® TENS Unit Pads

    I’ve been suffering from plantar fasciitis, and I guess having to deal with the pain on my feet on a daily basis increased my pain tolerance, as well as thresholds. However, every person is made up of a unique DNA, and we have different reactions to certain stimuli like pain. There are those people, especially women, who have much lower pain tolerance and threshold.        ...

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Research on Cancer Pain Utilize Electrodes for TENS Unit

Research on Cancer Pain Utilize Electrodes for TENS Unit

      Medical breakthroughs just amaze me every time!   Electrotherapy using electrodes for TENS unit has become broadly used across the medical field these days. Although some studies have proven transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) to be effective for short term pain relief, its long term benefits as well as its use in cancer therapy, specifically neuropathic pain associated with cancer, still have to be further studied.  ...

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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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