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Electrotherapy is used tom help manage back pain. For some patients, a TENS unit shocks their pain back to manageable levels offering temporary relief.
Have you guys heard about electrotherapy for chronic back pain relief? There's a device called the TENS unit, which is derived from the "gate control theory of pain." The theory asserts that non-painful input closes the "gates" to painful input, which prevents pain sensation from traveling to the central nervous system. Let's learn how this theory was born.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a treatment that employs low-voltage electrical current for pain relief. You use TENS therapy for any chronic pain condition by turning on a small, battery-operated device where you connect two electrodes that conduct electrical currents, from the machine onto your skin. Here are 9 more facts about the TENS unit.