How to Use a TENS Unit for Pain Relief

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TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) units are used to help reduce pain and increase circulation. Basically the vibration of the TENS follows the same pathway as the pain pathway to the brain and helps cancel it out. It is a great alternative to pain medication.

A TENS uses two or four electrodes with cross currents to surround the area. The deep vibration/massage helps relax the muscles and allow for healing.

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