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What is a tens unit used for?

What is a tens unit used for?

Cover pain: Tens unit tries to scramble the perception of pain . It is not curative. Find a doctor who will examine you and fins out why you are having the pain and fix the cause. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org for a doctor to find out where your pain originates and treat it the right way. ...Read more

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Tens (Definition)

Is an acronym standing for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. We've found that by over-stimulating certain nerves, it "short circuits" the ...Read more


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What is the tens unit voltage for my 14 year olds arm ?

What is the tens unit voltage for my 14 year olds arm
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Depends: Voltage depends on area of pain and radiating pain. I would start with a low voltage and dial up voltage until pain is partially relieved. ...Read more

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Do they put a tens unit under the skin?

no: Tens uses electrical stimulation of nerves in the skin. The electrodes are large patches. The generator is the size of a cell phone. There is sometimes confusion about tens and spinal cord stimulation, which places the generator under the skin, and the electrodes near the spinal cord. The 2 treatments are very, very different. ...Read more

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Can a tens unit be used on the face to help with tmj?

Can a tens unit be used on the face to help with tmj?

Definitely: I often use the application of TENS (transcutaneous electrical neural stimulation,) for therapy and determining a bite in my practice. It is a form of neuromuscular dentistry that has excellent results along with other exercises and a mouthpiece ...Read more

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Do they put a tens unit into the skin, or on top with needles?

Do they put a tens unit into the skin, or on top with needles?

On skin, no needles: Of course, this depends on what type of tens we are talking about. The regular tens is done with large electrical pads that stimulate nerves in the skin. There are other therapies using electrode stimulation with needles, such as electro-acupuncture, and percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (pens). How well these work, depends on the patient and is different from person-to-person. ...Read more

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