July 4, 2003, Newsletter Issue #48: TENS Unit

Tip of the Week

Today`s tip is just one alternative treatment option, there are many more, but this is one that I have personally tried. 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 or any other alternative treatment, you can talk to your doctor or physical therapist.

About LifeTips

Now one of the top on-line publishers in the world, LifeTips offers tips to millions of monthly visitors. Our mission mission is to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. Expert writers earn dough for what they know. And exclusive sponsors in each niche topic help us make-it-all happen.

Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Arthritis Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Jerry Mayo