Get A TENS Unit To Lessen Your Pain
Electronic muscle stimulators are gaining popularity among people who are suffering from some kind of pain. Be it knee pain, back pain, neck pain, arthritis or a sport injury, an electronic stimulator can help in reducing it effectively. It helps in fighting chronic pain without any medication and lets the suffering person feel relaxed.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, popularly known as TENS machine is one such battery operated device whose leads are connected to sticky pads. These sticky pads are called electrodes and are attached directly to the skin of the problem area. The machine creates mild electrical impulses and delivers it to the affected part of body.
Electrical impulses are felt as tingling sensation in the body which aid in reducing the pain signals delivered to spinal cord and brain. It is believed that it helps in relaxing the muscles and stimulating the production of endorphin, which is a natural painkiller. All this results in reducing pain of the affected area.
The major benefit of TENS unit is that one can use it easily. Being small and light weight, either you can put it in your pocket or clip it to your belt while the electrodes are doing their job. You can use it in or office or on the move.
It is a great health tool for people who are in pain and want to get some respite, without using medication.