Is the use of electrical
stimulation of the peripheral nervous system to
override the pain messages in the body. This modern,
non invasive, cost effective, drug-free system is
widely recognised as an effective method of relieving
both acute or chronic pain.
TENS(Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Pain relief with TENS is produced through high
frequency electrical impulses of the nerves, muscles
and cells of the body. These impulses help block the
body's ability to send a pain message to the brain
and increase the body's ability to produce its own
pain killing substances, called endorphins. There are
no side effects - making this treatment a powerful
and clean therapeutic option.
There are many painful
conditions that TENS has provided pain relief. These
include: acute sprains & strains, arthritis,
carpal tunnel syndrome, fibrositis, low back pain,
osteoarthritis, shingles, spinal cord disorders,
sports injuries and tendonitis.
TENS should not be used:
by people with a pacemaker, epilepsy or a
by women who are pregnant
around the head
by people with infected skin conditions
Stimulation) is the application of an electrical
stimulus to make the muscles automatically exercise.
NMS will increase the blood circulation to injured
areas, mobilise muscles and joints and strengthen
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