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  • Electrotherapy is used tom help manage back pain. For some patients, a TENS unit shocks their pain back to manageable levels offering temporary relief.

  • Have you guys heard about electrotherapy for chronic back pain relief? There's a device called the TENS unit, which is derived from the "gate control theory of pain." The theory asserts that non-painful input closes the "gates" to painful input, which prevents pain sensation from traveling to the central nervous system. Let's learn how this theory was born.

  • 9 Facts: What is a TENS Unit?
    October 19, 2017 | Articles

    Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a treatment that employs low-voltage electrical current for pain relief. You use TENS therapy for any chronic pain condition by turning on a small, battery-operated device where you connect two electrodes that conduct electrical currents, from the machine onto your skin. Here are 9 more facts about the TENS unit.