Using a TENS Unit for Back Pain Relief & Therapyby Stark Forde Health care products
Many patients as if you can use a TENS unit for back pain relief. The answer is yes, TENS is an effective way to treat back pain and provide relief from chronic or frequent muscle and disc back pain. TENS will treat many different types of back pain including sciatica from a herniated disk, multiple disk herniations, muscle strains, muscle contusions, stiff neck from reading or staring at a laptop and other maladies.
If you are suffering from back pain consider using TENS as a treatment and therapy option. It is a low-cost (and highly cost effective) non-habit forming, same alternative pain relieving method to treating all types of back pain.
TENS Treats the Following Back Pain
- Muscle strains
- Disk herniations and swelling
- Sports injuries
- Stiff neck from sleeping wrong or staring at a laptop
Using a TENS Unit to Treat Back Pain
TENS unit can be used to treat back pain simply by applying the TENS electrodes to the area affected and adjusting the settings to relieve the pain. Since all back pain is different, there really is no single best method for using TENS on back pain symptoms. You need to adjust the pulse waves until you find relief. This is how you use TENS for all types of pain.
Here are the simple steps to using Your TENS machine for back pain:
- Apply the electrodes to the area of pain. Place a pad on either side of the source of pain for best results.
- Begin the treatment by turning on the machine, starting on the lowest setting.
- Adjust the pulse length and frequency. Wait a few seconds and readjust until you find relief from the back pain.
- Repeat as necessary, using the machine for about 30 minutes at a time.
What is the Best Tens Unit for Back Pain?
While all TENS machines can be used to treat back pain, there are some that may do a better job. But it simply depends on your preferences and how you plan to use the machine.
If you plan to treat yourself at home and need powerful relief plus EMS (muscle stimulation for further back treatment) consider a TENS EMS Combo like The Santamedical Tens & EMS Combo Unit. For easy, at-home relief of chronic or minor back pain, the TENS MV-950 and TENS PM-470 are the best TENS machines to treat back pain.
One of the best TENS units designed specifically to treat back pain is the Medvive-950 To Go Back Pain Relief System. It has a special pad for back pain treatments.
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