How does TENS relieve pain?

How Does TENS Relieve Pain?

  TENS or Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation are machines with different adjustable settings to control the intensity of stimulation by controlling the low-voltage electric currents to treat pain. Electrode pads placed on the body at the site of pain deliver electricity that travels through the nerve fibers. A TENS unit is used as a safe, noninvasive, drug-free method of pain management. A TENS unit can offer a better quality of life for people with pain TENS unit relieve pain in two ways. 1. One method is called The Gate Control Theory. Soothing pulses are sent from the TENS unit through...

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