TENS Treatment

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TENS Treatment

TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. TENS involves a small device that sends mild electrical pulses to nerves in the painful area. All it feels like is a vibrating or tapping sensation and it doesn't hurt. A TENS unit can help decrease the pain. If you are interested in it, you can talk to your doctor or physical therapist.

   

Comments

3/17/2007 6:56:20 AM
Dee said:

Using the tens for my bulging disc pain has helped me to go back to work. If the pain gets bad I put on my machine and am able to work longer. It really works for me.




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