Tens machines are compact devices uses to generate currents of electricity that act as a painkilling mechanism in your body. It is known to have little side effects, unlike the oral pain killers. The tens machine can be used treat short term pain like muscle strains and tear and stomach cramps as well as long term discomforts such as pain due to osteoarthritis or even cancer. Being in pain affects your wellbeing and mentality. So the reduction of that of pain is a great service to anyone.
How to use a tens machine
Usage of the tens machine is quite straightforward. It constitutes of the small box-like apparatus which generates the electric currents and the four electrodes which are soft pads that can be stuck to your body at the place of origin of that pain so that the currents are transported into your body. Then you must adjust the settings so that the current frequency and intensity suits you. It is good to listen to the advice of a physician or chiropractor in terms of these settings. And since you are working with electricity you must make sure that the surface of your body is clean and dry and that you do not use this machine near places with water like the bathroom. You should also avoid the use of tens machine over injured skin and over your eyes or lips.
Top ways the tens machine relieves pain
The tens machine acts in two main ways to relieve you of your pain. One is when the electric currents are released to your body from the point of origin of that pain it scrambles the pain signals that are sent to your brain from the affected area. This blocks the brain neurons from reading pain signals thus effectively cutting off any awareness or feeling of pain.
Second way by which the tens machine relieves pain
Secondly, the electric currents can stimulate the production of endorphins in your body. Endorphins can act as natural painkillers in your body, relieving you of your pain and making you feel good and positive. The tens machines like the Protens and EMS dual unit at Independent Living Specialists has the ability to store treatment times and schedules, which can be accessed by you or your chiropractor. This can be useful in making your treatment more organized bringing better outcomes.
Thirdly the lack of side effects
The counterparts of the tens machines, like oral painkillers are known to have painful side effects such as gastritis or other stomach pains. Another benefit of the tens machine is that it is completely devoid of such side effects as it is applied externally. With proper care, you can say goodbye to pain in all its forms.
Current deals on ILS
Independent Living Specialists are currently offering unbelievable deals for the tens machines in their range of offers so it is a good time to purchase your own tens machine. The Protens and EMS dual unit with the premium display are available at 50% off on its price just at the ILS e-store. You can save up to hundred dollars by purchasing it right now. It includes batteries and packet of four electrodes and also comes with a five year long, unlimited warranty. In addition, the DigiTens- TENS and EMS machine also come with the same deal of 50% off on its price. With this deal, you can save up to ninety dollars on your purchases. ILS also offers cut downs on prices of extra packs of electrodes.