Jargon Buster

Jargon Buster

When using a TENS machine for the first time, you come across a few unfamiliar terms and phrases. Listed below you will find a simple explanation.Waveform The waveform of a current simply refers t…
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Using a TENS Machine after a C- Section

Using a TENS Machine after a C- Section

A TENS machine is a popular and effective method of pain management used by women who have had a Caesarean Section.The aim of the TENS machine is to reduce the intensity of the post-operative Cae…
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What does a Boost Button do?

What does a Boost Button do?

A TENS machine specifically designed for use during labour will have a BOOST BUTTON. It may be integral to the TENS unit or it can be a hand-held device leading from the unit.The Boost Button is press…
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Drug Free Pain Relief

Drug Free Pain Relief

Anyone who has ever experienced a chronic pain condition knows just how debilitating pain can be. It’s hard to explain to someone who has never experienced chronic pain how different chronic pain is c…
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Advice on using TENS Electrodes

Advice on using TENS Electrodes

Applying Electrodes To help the electrode to adhere, first of all, clean and dry your skin using regular soap and water, but do not use alcohol. Alcohol will dry your skin and may increase irritation…
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What does a Boost Button do?

What does a Boost Button do?

A TENS machine specifically designed for use during labour will have a BOOST BUTTON. It may be integral to the TENS unit or it can be a hand-held device leading from the unit.The Boost Button is press…
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TENS PAIN RELIEF FOR KNEE PAIN

TENS PAIN RELIEF FOR KNEE PAIN

Knee pain can result from many different conditions. For example:-Traumatic injury, Post surgery, Muscle strain, TendonitisA TENS machine can be an effective way to manage the pain.SettingsPulse Rate…
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Using a TENS machine for Period Pains

Using a TENS machine for Period Pains

Many women experience discomfort at the time of their periods. For most, this does not interfere with their daily lives or require any special attention.However, for some women their monthly period is…
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Using a TENS Machine to relieve Hip Pain

Using a TENS Machine to relieve Hip Pain

Hip pain is a common complaint that can be caused by a wide variety of problems, including arthritis, injuries, pinched nerves and cancer to name a few. Most often pain is felt in the front of the hip…
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Using a TENS Machine for Neck Pain

Using a TENS Machine for Neck Pain

Neck pain or a stiff neck is a common problem and generally nothing to worry about.You can get a painful or stiff neck if you sleep in an awkward position; use a computer keyboard for a prolonged peri…
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 Using a TENS Machine to treat Nausea

Using a TENS Machine to treat Nausea

Nausea and vomiting are symptoms of many conditions such as: Motion sickness or seasickness Early stages of pregnancy (nausea occurs in approximately 50%-90% of all pregnancies; vomiting in 25%-55%) M…
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Using a TENS Machine for Back Pain

Using a TENS Machine for Back Pain

Most people have experienced back pain sometime in their life. The causes of back pain are numerous; some are self-inflicted due to a lifetime of bad habits. Other back pain causes include accidents,…
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TREATMENT MODES FOR YOUR TENS MACHINE

TREATMENT MODES FOR YOUR TENS MACHINE

The wide range of variation in machine settings and electrode positioning gives great flexibility in terms of treatment options. Don’t be afraid to experiment with the control settings or the placemen…
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