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Steps to cure anxiety at bed time. Will a massage machine help?

Steps to cure anxiety at bed time. Will a massage machine help?

Sounds too noisy: To me. What about sleep hygiene? Avoiding caffeine, making sure your bedroom is for sleeping. Are you getting enough exercise during the day? How about meditation just before bed? But perhaps the best idea is to understand what the anxiety is about. Why not schedule an appointment with a therapist who can help you figure this out? ...Read more

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While on rowing machine at crossfit, one side of my head began to throb. Keeping a constant headache . Massage therapist found bb size knot.

While on rowing machine at crossfit, one side of  my head began to throb. Keeping a constant headache . Massage therapist found bb size knot.

Migraine?: Migraine can start at any age, and any one-sided headache could be migraine (though certainly many migraines aren't one-sided). A local muscular contraction of the temporalis muscle could do it. Next time, check to see if you're clenching your jaw. ...Read more

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Diabetes: what should I do to care for my feet. Will foot massage machines or hot water soaks help? Should i wear special shoes? Do tens machines help

Diabetes: what should I do to care for my feet. Will foot massage machines or hot water soaks help? Should i wear special shoes? Do tens machines help

Do tens machines: Help what? You haven't listed a foot problem other than the fact you are diabetic. You need to be cautious with soaking with a diabetic as the fear is you can burn yourself if inability to stand is the. Special shoes are not necessary if your feet are normal in appearance. Many podiatrist have "diabetic shoes" which are extra depth inlay to avoid anatomical regions rubbing the shoe from friction. ...Read more

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Who knows what a "t.E.N.S" machine is & where to get one that is safe?

Who knows what a "t.E.N.S" machine is & where to get one that is safe?

Safe: The tens is adjusted by a hand held controller which usually contains the batteries. You may need a little trial and error. Our office uses the national company emsi which has sales reps that will personally instruct the patient. ...Read more

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Does anyone have any experience with a t.E.N.S. Machine for tmj?

Does anyone have any experience with a t.E.N.S. Machine for tmj?

Limited: As a surgeon, i don't use tens units for TMJ treatment. Those with the greatest experience would be dentists who specialize in management of TMJ problems. ...Read more

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T.E.N.S pain relief machine has anyone ever used one for tmdand did it work?

T.E.N.S pain relief machine has anyone ever used one for tmdand did it work?

Helpful: I use ultra low frequency tens to relax the muscles of the face prior to taking a bite for TMJ treatment appliances. It is different than the type of tens used for pain management. Ulf tens alone is of limited value. The bite appliance keeps the muscles relaxed and the jaw on a proper path of closure, key issues in the management of patients withtmd. ...Read more

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What is a tens machine?

Pain Management Unit: "tens" is the acronym for transcputaneous electrical nerve stimulation. A "tens unit" is a pocket size, portable, battery-operated device that sends electrical impulses to certain parts of the body to block pain signals. The electrical currents produced are mild, but can prevent pain messages from being transmitted to the brain and may raise the level of endorphins. ...Read more

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Where do I buy an aed machine?

Where do I buy an aed machine?

Supply companies: Dental or medical supply companies will have aed's or automatic external defibrillators. Make sure that anyone who uses the machine understands what they are doing. ...Read more