Using TENS for Pain Management

By |2021-05-13T12:13:08+00:00November 18, 2020|Chronic Pain, Pain Management|

TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and it's a technique that sends a low-voltage electrical current into your body to positively alter your nerves' pain signaling responses. Your physical therapist uses a small hand-held machine that is connected to a few electrodes that they'll attach to your body. The current is then activated and gently stimulates your nerve fibers to temporarily ease your pain.

9 Common Treatments for Chronic Pain

By |2021-05-13T12:30:31+00:00May 6, 2020|Chronic Pain, Pain Management|

There is an ever-growing variety of treatments for those suffering from chronic pain. There is the option of general medicine - oral and topical therapies - that can be used to reduce pain and inflammation. Your doctor may suggest non-medication pain relievers or even use alternative methods like acupuncture. 

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