Most popular TENS Units
TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. which are predominately used for nerve related acute and chronic pain conditions. TENS machines works by sending stimulating pulses across the surface of the skin and along the nerve strands thereby preventing pain signals from reaching the brain. TENS can be a cost effective option to manage certain pain conditions. We reviewed some of the popular TENS units in the market for PainScale users and here they are.
Most economical and yet highly rated TENS unit we have reviewed. This unit supports 15 modes and 20 levels of intensity, distributed through 4 outputs and 8 pads. This unit operates on 3 AAA batteries with reasonable length of battery life.
TechCare Massager Plus ($38.95)
With 20 intensity settings, a large backlit screen, and a place to store the pads and wires, this TENS unit was more comfortable, easier to use and comes with rechargeable battery.
iReliev TENS + EMS ($79.95)
This TENS unit also packs EMS functionality. Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) also known as nueromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) is the elicitation of muscle contraction using electrical impulses. The unit comes with 14 Therapy Modes: 7 TENS Pain Relief Modes, 1 Arthritis TENS Mode & 6 EMS Muscle Strength & Recovery Modes.