The Top Five Things That You Need To Know About Tens Machines

Tens machines use a low voltage electrical shock as a method of pain reliever. Tens stand for transcutaneous nerve stimulation and the tens machine constitute of a small battery powered machine of the size of a pocket radio. Two electrodes that can be attached to the point of pain in your body convey electricity from the machine to your body. The electric shocks are said to block or scramble the pain signals that are sent to the brain from the affected area. They can also affect the production of endorphins in your body that naturally block pain. This article will share top five things that you must know about tens machines before purchasing one.

What is the tens machine used for?

As mentioned earlier the tens machine is used as a substitute for painkillers to relieve any pain in your body. It can be used to subside any pain in your muscles like muscle cramps, muscle strains, and tearing. They can also be used for diseases that cause joint pain and bone pain like osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. Tens machines have also been used to treat pains like labor pains and pain of cancer patients.


How to use the tens machine?

It is best to use your tens machine according to the prescription of a physician or doctor. When using the tens machine you should make sure that the skin area that you intend to attach the electrodes are clean and dry. You should also not use the machine near where there is water. The frequency of the electric wave can be adjusted through the settings of the machine to either steady flow or bursts of current. You may listen to your physician or acupuncturist on what frequency and intensity are best suited for your condition.

Benefits of using a tens machine

Being in pain can make life gruesome for you and your close ones. Taking away that pain is the truest blessing that tens machines give to you. It can allow you to regain your leisure hours. Another benefit is it does not have any side effects on your body as it is used externally. Using pills as painkillers are known to have negative side effects such as acid reflux, gastritis, and heartburn. Using the tens machine will remove such costs on your body.


How to get yourself a tens machine?

You can easily order your favorite tens machine now from Independent Living Specialists at the lowest cost possible. We are offering a special deal on our premium tens machines. You can pick one up from any of the showrooms, situated in Sydney or from our online store. We also offer free shipping for online orders so go check out our web page and benefit from this wonderful opportunity.


Types of tens machines at ILS

There are several types of tens machines at ILS that you can pick from. All our products are reliable and safe, so you need not worry about going home with anyone of them. The Protens and EMS dual unit with the premium display is at the top of the market. It comes with a tens stimulator unit, a carrying case, 2 tens lead, 3XAAA batteries, an operating manual and a packet of four electrodes. This digital tens machine has the ability to store your treatment times and schedules to be accessed by your chiropractor or physician.


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It is a wonderful time for the loyal customers and newcomers to the Independent Living Specialists as it is the time of their summer sale offering remarkable deals at a price for your favorite wheelchairs, mobility scooters, their accessories and more walking aids.  If you are already a proud owner of an ILS product it is a perfect opportunity to stock up on parts and accessories that may come in handy for your product. And if you are a newcomer then there is a whole range of products waiting for you to grab that will be the pathway to your freedom from any walking disability.

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For those who are on the lookout to purchase wheelchairs, you can now do so as both the Travel Lite Portable wheelchair and the Breezy Basix Wheelchair are both available at very low prices at the summer sale. The Travel Lite Portable wheelchair is lightweight, foldable and comes with a free carry bag. The Breezy Basix is foldable, self-propelled and adjustable in terms of height.

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If your pick of walking aid is the walker then that is great too. The summer sale offers three kinds of highly reliable and useful walkers that will help your daily mobility.  The Hero Medical seat walker is available in a range of colours and it allows the user to walk with it as well as sit and rest on it. The Travel Lite Portable Outdoor Seat walker allows you to explore the outdoors and carries with it a bag as well. The Walking Frame- Space saver Folding Wheels and Ski’s is another brand of walker that offered at a concessionary price of 149 dollars.



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The greatest news is that the number one best seller and brand new release the; Drive Scout Sports CTS Suspension scooter with jumbo batteries is also available at the summer sale with the lowest price guaranteed. It is a super comfortable mobility scooter which is height adjustable and 360 degrees swivel seat. It offers a maximum speed of 7kph so you can cruise in style and speed if you are lucky enough to grab it in time. The seat and the batteries are removable and the tiller can be folded adding portability as an added feature. The Invacare Colibri and the Invacare Leo are both available too and with the Invacare road assistance and the free vest and free flag, they offer a valuable package. The Sunrise Medical S425 and the Drive Viper are both new releases available with Gel batteries and price reduction to almost half the price. They are both sturdy and comfortable outdoor scooters allowing a safe drive to all users.



You can order any of these wonderful walking aids at the Independent Living Specialist. The stores are situated in Sydney and ILS offers free shipping for online purchases of over 125 dollars. So hurry up and make use of this opportunity to purchase your needs.