In a time where all aches at times get the better of man, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation or TENS unit comes as a relieving agent and has become a powerful part of overcoming chronic pain. Earlier, the easiest resort was the easily available over the counter painkillers and several chronic drugs. And lest we forget, these painkillers are not without their harmful side effects. Yes, they quickly relieve pain but they do leave behind damage which we can hardly understand. All these risks are that are negligible in TENS units. An effective and proper medical tool that provides people relief from pain, aches and discomfort almost instantly and that too at one’s convenience of time and without any professional assistance.
Principle of Work of a TENS Unit
TENS works on the principle of electric current emitted by an instrument to rouse the nerves for healing purposes. The products are battery operated and is usually connected to the skin using two or more electrodes. A TENS unit helps to modulate the pulse width, frequency, and intensity of the individual and comes to help as a non-intrusive nerve stimulus envisioned to decrease both acute and chronic pain. A highly appreciated feature in TENS units is its easy applicability and usage whereby the user can follow the simple instructions and get relief from pain.
A popular product of TENS, truMedic TM-1000PRO Deluxe is small, lightweight and easy to use which has the capacity to perform for two hours per session. A clear LCD display coupled with comfortable buttons provides easy operation by any user. The battery level, selected treatment mode, the intensity of each channel and a countdown timer are all displayed on the LCD display. Five one-touch buttons select pre-installed programs for back, shoulder, joint, leg or hand/foot treatments as per the requirement of the user. It is also portable and can be carried by a user to the office or to the gym. Another great advantage is the Li-ion inbuilt rechargeable batteries which do not need to be charged at all.
Other good TENS products
Products of TENS are favored worldwide and users have listed several advantages of the products. Amplified absorption, decreased irritability, tension plus anxiety declination, relaxed somatic movement, diminished use of pain-relief drugs are some which lead to an improved attitude and social life and fewer trips to the doctor. Any kind of pain; neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, leg pain or joint pain, all these can be easily treated with the use of TENS products.
Healthmate Forever, Painless OTC TENS unit, Hands-to-go Electric massager, Omron Electro therapy are some popular products of TENS which are easily available on online shopping portals. These products are available at affordable prices and ease pains and aches of numerous. If there is an acute pain in any part of your body you can be rest assured, the small units of TENS products are adjustable and so easy to use that you will be relieved of your pain in no time. So say no to all the hazardous painkillers and invest in a good set of TENS unit and get ready to live a life away from the pains and aches.