Category: TENS Unit Guide

  • Is A TENS Unit Good For Gout?

    Is A TENS Unit Good For Gout?

    If you’re asking this question, you’re probably concerned about the side effects of the drugs used to control pain associated with gout. So, looking for a drug-free solution, you’ve stumbled across TENS. Now you need to know if this may be what you’re looking for. So, is a TENS unit good for gout? Potentially, yes. […]

  • Does a TENS Unit Help a Herniated Disc?

    Does a TENS Unit Help a Herniated Disc?

    Having a herniated disc can be extremely painful and debilitating. While there are plenty of treatment methods out there like NSAIDs, physical therapy, and muscle relaxers, they only seem to provide short-term relief, and they don’t work for everybody. So, does a TENS unit help aherniated disc? A TENS unit can be used to relieve […]

  • Can I Use a TENS Unit on Abs?

    Can I Use a TENS Unit on Abs?

    There are plenty of reasons you might want to use a TENS unit on your abdominal muscles. For example, you might be experiencing cramping as a result of a digestive issue or simply pain in the abdominal muscles after an intense workout. So, can you use a TENS unit on abs? When applied correctly, a […]

  • Can I Use A TENS Unit on My Ribcage?

    Can I Use A TENS Unit on My Ribcage?

    Rib injuries and fractures are often difficult to treat because they can’t be placed in a cast like a regular broken bone. However, rib injuries can be extremely painful and can make simple tasks like breathing and twisting practically unbearable. So, can you use a TENS unit on ribs? Yes! Using a TENS unit on […]

  • TENS Unit vs. Dry Needling: What’s the Difference?

    TENS Unit vs. Dry Needling: What’s the Difference?

    If you’re asking this question, you’re probably suffering from pain, and you’re looking for an alternative to drug therapies. Both TENS and dry needling have been around for a while, and when choosing between them, it’s essential to know how they differ. So, between TENS units vs. dry needling: what’s the difference? A TENS Unit […]

  • Can You Use A TENS Unit While Sleeping?

    Can You Use A TENS Unit While Sleeping?

    TENS units are helpful for pain. As many people experience pain while they’re in bed, you might be interested in using a TENS while sleeping.  So, can you use a TENS unit while sleeping? You can, but only if you set a timer. TENS units shouldn’t be used for more than 20 minutes in the […]

  • How To Use A TENS Unit For Lower Back Pain

    How To Use A TENS Unit For Lower Back Pain

    If you are experiencing pain in your upper back and have a TENS unit then keep reading to find out the correct placement of the electrode pads.  TENS units provide instant pain relief and when used properly are a great medication free way of managing upper back pain. TENS Unit Placement For Upper Back Pain […]

  • Does A TENS Unit Relax Muscles?

    Does A TENS Unit Relax Muscles?

    Having tense muscles and wondering if using a TENS unit will relax them? TENS unit are safe and effective and approved by the FDA. Keep reading to find out how you can use can use a TENS unit to relax your muscles. TENS unit devices can help relax muscles by delivering a subtle electric pulse […]

  • Is Your TENS Unit Causing Muscle Spasms?

    Is Your TENS Unit Causing Muscle Spasms?

    Just started using a TENS unit and noticed that it is causing muscle spasms? TENS therapy is becoming an increasingly popular drug free method to reduce your everyday aches and pains of daily life.  If you are experiencing muscle spasms while using a TENS unit your missing out the benefits it can provide. Well, this […]

  • 7 Reasons Why You Should Use A TENS Unit For Back Pain

    7 Reasons Why You Should Use A TENS Unit For Back Pain

    TENS units are gaining in popularity everyday and people are realizing the effectiveness of them to treat aches and pains.  I could have easily of written 100 reasons why you should use a TENS unit for back pain but decided to narrow it down to the 7 most important. I’m a huge proponent of finding […]

  • How To Set Up A TENS unit

    How To Set Up A TENS unit

    So you probably just got your TENS unit and open the box and think to yourself- How do I set this up? How do I use it? & Where can I place a TENS unit electrode pad? Well in this post I will answer all your questions and more about: How to set up a […]

  • Can You Use A TENS Unit While Pregnant?

    Can You Use A TENS Unit While Pregnant?

    If you are planing on a natural childbirth you may be asking- Can I use a TENS unit while pregnant? Everyone has pain at some point, whether due to stress, strain or injury. Pregnant women are far from alone in this since we all experience muscles, tendon and ligament pain when we over-exercise, are in […]