Back pain, Joint pain and Muscle Pain

What Causes Common Muscle and Joint Pain?

The main categories for muscle and joint pain include: injury, infection, autoimmune disease, stress and tension, and other conditions. Overuse injury, a common reason for pain, is created when athletes perform the same activity repeatedly without varying their routine. Muscle and joint pain can come from common infections such as the flu, or even the common cold. Stress and tension can be a reason for muscle and joint pain as well.   Exercise and hard physical labor can often be the reason for pain. Most muscle and joint pain is caused by overuse or misuse of our body. Overuse irritates...

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What are TENS Unit and EMS Unit?

What Is a TENS Unit?

TENS is short for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. The TENS unit is a small battery-operated device that produces pain-relieving electrical impulses. Tiny pulses are then passed from the TENS unit via the lead wires and electrodes to the nerves underneath the skin's surface. The electrodes are normally positioned around the area of pain. It is safe, easy-to-use, and a drug-free method for pain relief used by hospitals and physiotherapists for over 50 years, and now quite common to use at home as well.   What Does a Tens Unit Do?   A TENS unit usually works in two ways. First,...

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