lower back pain can be is a short-term condition for some people, but for others, it can be disabling, frustrating, and often lead to depression. Simple things like sitting in a chair or driving to work can often aggravate back pain since the sitting position loads the back three times more than standing.
Lower back pain is the 5th most common medical complaint people seek treatment for. Between 75% and 80% of Americans will experience low back pain at some point, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
TENS, or Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation, like those from Itouch, offers affordable drug-free alternatives to effectively treat Beck pain
A study in 2013 demonstrated that people who were treated with TENS therapy had significantly fewer hospital and clinic visits, had fewer physical therapy visits, and required less back surgery.
What is Tens Therapy?
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a therapy that uses low voltage electrical current to provide pain relief. A TENS unit consists of a battery-powered device that delivers electrical impulses through electrodes placed on the surface of your skin. The electrodes are placed at or near nerves where the pain is located or at trigger points.
How does Tens Therapy relieve pain?
The electric current stimulates nerve cells that block the transmission of pain signals, modifying your perception of pain. Nerve stimulation raises the level of endorphins, which are the body’s natural pain-killing chemical. The endorphins then block the perception of pain.
Now you can experience the wonders of electro therapy in the comfort of your own home using one of Itouch portable TENS machines.