How to Use a TENS Unit for Neck Pain Relief – Ask Doctor Jo
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A TENS Unit can be a great tool for helping to reduce and relieve neck pain. Here are some pad placements to help relieve different types of neck pain. Purchase a Healthmate Forever TENS/EMS Unit here: https://amzn.to/2LYI5rL (affiliate link)
Some common neck injuries that may benefit from a TENS/EMS unit include things like muscles strains, whiplash, herniated discs, spondylosis, stenosis, and general arthritis.
TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) is used to help reduce pain and increase circulation. Basically the vibration of the TENS follows the same pathway as the pain pathway to the brain and helps cancel it out. It is a great alternative to pain medication. A TENS uses two or four electrodes with cross currents to surround the area. The deep vibration/massage helps relax the muscles and allow for healing. You should not get a muscle contraction when using TENS.
Healthmate Forever has a wide variety of TENS/EMS Units and pads. The unit I’m using in this video is the TS8ABH. Check out their full line of products and learn more at: https://amzn.to/2LYI5rL (affiliate link)
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