TENS units are one of the most popular pain-relieving devices used to help reduce pain, inflammation, improve blood circulation, and for muscle stimulation. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation or TENS units are battery-operated devices that deliver electrical impulses via electrodes to the muscles to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, stimulate muscles and nerves, and enhance overall body health.
What is a TENS Unit?
It’s a device that sends electrical pulses to your body through sticky pads. Although it sounds like magic, it’s not. A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit is the most common form of electrotherapy for managing various types of acute and chronic pain. TENS units are small, battery-powered devices that administer mild shocks through sticky tens unit pads (also called electrodes) that connect to the skin. These electrodes connect to the TENS unit through lead wires. However, wireless TENS units have become popular.