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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What is an EMS Unit? What are the Differences Between EMS and TENS?

What is an EMS Unit?  EMS or Electronic Muscle Stimulation is the process of causing muscle contractions using an external electrical charge or pulse, usually created by an EMS device. Stimulation of muscular tissues is utilized to cure swelling and irritation that can place a pressure on both the muscles and supporting joints. In this way, EMS devices can cause a reduction of pain and help to reestablish working muscles and joints. What Are the Differences Between EMS and TENS? The TENS unit, or Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator, and the EMS unit, can both be used to treat chronic pain....

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How to Use EMS to Stimulate Muscles

Did you know that shocking your muscles with electricity helps them grow and develop faster? Did you know that EMS can reduce exercise, repair muscle damage, and help you recover better and faster from your workouts? Did you know EMS can altogether make you stronger? Well, this is why people buy and use electrical muscle stimulation, or EMS units. They believe EMS is an easy and safe way to gain muscle and strength faster and boost post-workout recovery.   How Does EMS work? An EMS unit simulates the contraction and relaxation cycle of a muscle or muscle group, which helps...

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