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T.E.N.S Unit
An_255176 posted:
Do these things actual work?? Pain management gave me the script for one. Found out with my insurance that it is no cost to me. So should I get it??

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Do you use a T.E.N.S unit??
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  • did work
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jimsjinx responded:
Yes they work. Go for it. It really helps back pain.
ctbeth responded:
Have you not tried the TENS unit at your MD's or PT's office?

If yr MD has reason to think that it may help you, what would be the loss in trying it.

Everyone is different, and we have different pain physiologies. There isn't a reliable way to know if it will work until you try it.

If you want to read some articles on TENS, you can do a google search and you'll find many.

If your polling members here, it doesn't matter that TENS has not helped me, or whether it has helped or not helped others.

It's about you .

Good luck, and I hope you'll come back and tell us what you're thinking about giving TENS a try.

biancalthompson responded:
I have used the TENS unit in the past. It has helped me to some extent.
dfromspencer responded:
Absolutely!!! If the Tens Unit was prescribed by your doctor, then yes, you should get one!!!

You will have to try it for yourself. Everyone I have ever talked to about the Tens, have all loved, and swore by it! I absolutely adore mine!!! It can take my pain away for as long as ten minutes after shut off? A little piece from heaven, that's it!!!



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