The body’s largest ball and socket joint is the hip. It’s sturdy and versatile. We use it for dancing, swimming and especially running. But, like all things, it begins to wear with excessive use and age resulting in Acute hip pain. ITOUCH electrotherapy can help ease the pain.
Electrotherapy for hip pain
Acute hip pain is most common in people age 65 or older, and even more common in women. However, younger athletic people may also be susceptible to certain types of hip pain from overuse. In many cases, ITOUCH TENS devices for electrotherapy can treat acute hip pain efficiently and regularly. No more Prescription painkillers or over-the-counter anti-inflammatories that can have nasty side effects. Electrotherapy such as TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) or EMS (electrical muscle stimulation) can take its place and can be used as often as needed.
Acute hip pain like Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and occurs in joints as the cartilage wears down over time causing stiffness. one of the leading causes of acute hip pain. It often occurs in the hands, fingers, knees, and hips. Osteoarthritis in the hips may be felt in the front of the thigh or in the groin area. Hip pain might also stem from tendinitis or bursitis. The tendons connect the muscles to the joints. With overuse, they can become inflamed.
How TENS/EMS unites Can Help Your Hip Pain
ITOUCH offers TENS + EMS devices that are so small and portable that they can be worn while in motion and throughout the day. TENS helps to relieve pain by blocking pain signals from traveling to the brain. The sensation of gentle pulses that the TENS unit sends through the skin and to the nerve endings will make you feel a pleasant tingling sensation instead of pain. By using TENS on your osteoarthritis, you can decrease pain while moving and without relying on anti-inflammatories.
If you are suffering from tendinitis you will likely feel it when standing up from a seated position or walking up the stairs. Runners will notice it as a dull ache on the outside of the hip during or after a run. Using TENS will increase pain relief
Place electrode pads around the inflicted area and use them daily or whenever needed.
Runners are prone to bursitis, an inflammation of the bursas, which are the sacs of fluid that cushion the tendons. Both tendonitis and bursitis can occur from overuse and should be treated with ice rest along with TENS electrotherapy.
EMS treatment helps to increase blood flow to the area and Medical professionals have recommended that an increase in blood flow will help remedy bursitis. EMS helps strengthen the muscles surrounding the joint. This additional strength will help with recovery and prevent further injury.
Find the right TENS/EMs unit for you today and start living pain free anywhere any time