TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. This is an electrical stimulation device which is used to control pain. It can be used in the clinic as a treatment or issued to the patient for home use.
- Negate pain by stimulating non-pain fibers to block pain
- Stimulate the body to release endorphins and enkephalins which are the body’s natural pain killing chemicals.
- Acute and chronic pain
- Open wounds
- Over the eyes