- eBook:Maximum Pain Relief with Your TENS Unit: Easy, Drug-Free Techniques for Treating Chronic Pain, Muscle Injuries and Common Ailments at Home
- Author:Jo PT DPT, Doctor
Pain can hinder every aspect of your life, making even the simplest of tasks unbearable. Instead of constantly taking over-the-counter painkillers or turning to dangerously addictive opioids from your doctor, there is now an easy at-home alternative solution: TENS. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) units can decrease acute and chronic pain while significantly reducing, or even eliminating, the need for medication.
From beginners to more advanced users, this book has solutions for everyone. It shows you how TENS and electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) units can be a safe, noninvasive, user-friendly, and inexpensive way to help treat chronic and acute pain. In addition to showing you how to use a TENS/EMS unit and how to properly place the electrodes, it includes some simple stretches and exercises that can be done in conjunction with the TENS unit to get the best possible results long-term.
This book has electrode placements and stretches/exercises for a wide variety of injuries and ailments throughout the body, including:
- Upper and Lower Back Pain
- Knee Pain and Weakness
- Neck and Shoulder Tightness
- Hamstring and Calf Strains
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Tension Headaches
- ... and many more!
Chapter 2: What Are TENS and EMS?
Chapter 3: Safety
Chapter 4: Units, Electrodes, and Channels
Chapter 5: Settings
Chapter 6: Electrode Placements for TENS
Chapter 7: Electrode Placements for EMS
Chapter 8: Electrode Placements for Wireless Units
Chapter 9: Stretches and Exercises with TENS and EMS
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