For years we’ve been testing and reviewing the best TENS units on the market. We’re excited to share our latest buying guide for 2023, highlighting our top three picks with you. Whether you’re looking for your first ever machine, or considering upgrading your existing unit, our lowdown will help you find the right device to relieve your pain...Read More »
Using a TENS Unit in Labor: Everything You Need to Know
Approaching labor, whether you’re an expectant mother or a nervous partner, can be more than a little daunting! In this article we’ll break down exactly what a TENS machine can do for you during labor, including first hand experiences from our community, to help you make the right decision for your family...Read More »
20 TENS Unit Benefits: Time To Invest In A Machine?
You may have heard a lot about TENS units or perhaps you’ve just discovered the therapy and want to know more. Chances are what you really want to know is whether the therapy actually works? With more and more research proving the effectiveness of the treatment, the simple answer is, yes it does! Take a look below at 20 proven TENS unit benefits...Read More »
Where Can I Buy A TENS Unit?
Once you’ve chosen the best TENS unit for your needs, you’re able to buy it over the counter (OTC) or online without a prescription. Amazon, Walmart and Target sell a range of machines at varying prices, or take a trip to your local pharmacy to see what they have available...Read More »
Can a TENS Unit Be Harmful?
Generally TENS units are considered to be safe, however you should always speak to your doctor or another medical professional before starting to use one. Most people who use TENS do so without experiencing any side effects, however, burns and irritations of the skin have been reported...Read More »
Is A TENS Unit Good For Sciatica?
Research has shown that TENS unit machines can relieve sciatic pain. It’s a widely available option for natural pain management with little or no side effects. In fact, the devices are recommended by medical professionals to treat both acute and chronic pain. Though not effective for everyone, they can be powerful for treating the symptoms (though not the root cause)...Read More »
Does a TENS unit help with inflammation?
Though research is fairly limited, studies have shown that TENS therapy units can be effective for reducing inflammation. Primarily, the devices are recommended by medical professionals to treat both acute and chronic pain. They’re not effective for everyone and treat the symptoms of the condition, rather than the root cause...Read More »
Do Doctors Recommend TENS Units?
Yes! For many, many years doctors have recommended TENS units for the treatment of both acute and chronic pain. When you look a little closer at the research, and opinions of professionals in the field, you’ll see that they’re more widely advised for chronic conditions, such as long term low back pain...Read More »
15 Must-Have TENS Unit Accessories: For Your Feet, Back and Hands
Looking to get more out of your TENS machine? Perhaps treat a whole region of your body? Or find the perfect tool to soothe a specific area? These clever solutions below are sure to enhance your sessions. In our roundup of the latest TENS unit accessories, we’ll introduce to you a hand-picked selection of the most useful, practical, and ingenious products around...Read More »
Why a TENS Unit WON’T Help You Build Muscle
You want to build muscle, so you’re thinking of investing in a TENS unit. Before you do anything, read this article. There’s a chance that you’re thinking of an electric muscle stimulation (EMS) machine, a very similar looking device. Let’s firstly look at why a TENS unit isn’t the right option...Read More »