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This week i want to talk to you about Tens machines! After doing loads of research into the company and quality of their products I have started stocking tens machines by TensCare.

TensCare pain relief

Let me tell you a little about TENS machines first, what they are and how they work for pain management.

What are TENS Machines used for?

TENS pain relief machines are used for a wide variety of pain, such as back pain, period pains, arthritis and sports injuries.

 

What Should You Do Before Trying TENS?

If you are thinking about trying a TENS pain relief machine, the first thing your should do is consult with your doctor. They can advise on other pain relief methods you may like to try, instead of or in conjunction with TENS. These can include physiotherapy or a referral to a pain clinic.

If you choose to go ahead with TENS treatment, a pain specialist may be able to loan you a machine to try out at home. Alternatively you can buy a TENS machine. HealthCare4All has a range of high quality TENS machines on offer, which provide effective pan relief.

 

How to use a TENS pain relief machine?

While the machine is turned off, attach the pads on either side of the painful area, avoiding irritated or broken skin, or any numb areas. Switch the machine on, and increase the strength of the electrical signal ntil it is strong but comfortable. When you are finished using the TENS pain relief machine, switch off and remove the pads.

WenMD recommends not using a TENS machine while you are driving or operating machinery, during pregnancy, or in the shower or bath. They also advise not to change the use of your machine without consulting your doctor,  and that you clean and check your pads regularly!

 

If you are looking for a TEN pain relief machine, Healthcare4ALL has a wide selection to choose from!

As a method of pain relief, TENS machines are a useful, on invasive alternative to painkillers. If you feel you may benefit by using one, speak to your doctor and try out a machine from our range today!

TensCare iBelt Electrotherapy Relief for Lower Back Pain

  • The iBelt works in the same way as as electrode. It recieves electrical impulses from a TENS Unit and stimulates the nerve endings across a wider surface area- relieving the symptoms of lower back pain FAST and EFFECTIVELY.

    The iBelt is the perfect for those who struggle to place elctrodes on their back.

    It is easily positioned and can be adjusted to suit your needs.

    Slim design allows the user to wear the wrap discreetly underneath clothing.

    The iBelt can be used to treat various conditions including chronic back pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sports injuries and general back ache and pain. The iBelt uses conductive silver mesh elecrodes to stimulate the muscles in your back. This is an effective alternative to using self adhesive electrodes especially for people who have difficulty applying electrodes to their backs or are sensitive to self adhesive electodes.

     

     

    Fast and effective back pain relief
    Improves mobility
    Reduces backache
    Suitable for sensitive skin
    Hand washable
    Relieves arthritis, chronic back pain and other conditions
    Best results when used with TensCare TENS and EMS units
    Comes with a 1 year guarantee

    2) Tenscare iGlove Kit with TouchTens Unit

    This i-Glove Kit complete with Touch TENS is ready to use for relief from pain.
    If you suffer from Repetitive Strain Injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Raynauds Syndrome or other chronic pain conditions in you hand, the i-glove could be the answer to your prayers.
    This glove harnesses TENS technology, allowing the stimulation from the unit to reach the whole hand.
    The stimulation improves the blood flow, which in turn increases the mobility in the fingers and provides pain relief throughout the whole hand.

    Especially suitable for:

    • Arthritis in the hand

    • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

    • Raynauds Syndrome

    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    • Chronic pain conditions in the hands

    Includes:

    3) Tenscare iSock Kit with Touch Tens

    This i-Sock Kit complete with Touch TENS is ready to use for relief from pain in the foot. If you suffer from Arthritis in the foot, Diabetic neuropathy, Raynauds Syndrome or other chronic pain conditions in your foot, the i-sock could be the answer to your prayers.
    The sock harnesses TENS technology, allowing the stimulation from the unit to reach the whole foot
    The i-sock uses newly developed “Silver Stim” conductive fabric which allows the stimulation from the TENS unit to pass throughout the foot. This improves the blood flow, improves mobility and gives pain relief throughout the foot.

    Especially suitable for:

    • Arthritis in the foot

    • Plantar Fasciitis

    • Fallen arches

    • Chronic pain conditions in the foot

    4)Tenscare Perfect MamaTens Maternity Pain Relief Device

    Perfect MamaTENS uses TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) to relieve pain by:
    a) helping the body to release natural painkillers (called endorphins) and
    b) by blocking pain signals to the brain.

    Maternity TENS machines have an excellent reputation as one of the safest, most effective forms of modern pain control available to women during childbirth. Midwives recommend Perfect MamaTENS as the machines are safe to use and enable mothers to remain mobile and upright during labour; aiding the descent and dilatation to provide a more natural, drug-free form of pain relief.

    Key features of Perfect MamaTENS include:

    Simple and easy-to-use controls, allowing the Mother to remain in control of her own pain relief
    Large electrode pads for maximum nerve coverage
    3 preset programs specifically designed to help counter labour pain at every stage
    Integral BOOST button on the side to provide additional pain relief during contractions
    60 steps of intensity for gentle increases in stimulation
    Safety feature which returns intensity to ‘0’ if there is a break in the circuit connection
    Active Power Ramp
    Drug-free and safe to use for both Mother and baby
    Backlit Screen
    Suitable for use at home or in hospital
    Also useful after birth, easing pains as your uterus contracts, and helping with the discomfort of an episiotomy

    Includes:
    2 x 1.5v AA batteries
    Storage pouch
    4 x 50mm x 100mm adhesive electrodes pads with integral leads
    Tens unit with belt clip and neck cord
    Detailed instruction manual

    Caution: TENS is not suitable for patients with certain medical conditions such as EPILEPSY, people with a heart rhythm problems, patients using a heart pacemaker, or with skin conditions where the pads should be attached

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