TENS (an English acronym that stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation – TransCutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation ) is a complementary electrotherapy used for pain management. In order to achieve effective results, it is always best to combine tens treatments with other therapies (tending to pathways or physiotherapy treatments).
Through the stimulation of particular nerve fibers due to the passage of low-voltage electric current through the skin, TENS allows you to benefit and a Significant decrease in pain in case of fibromalgia, back pain, nausea, headache (cluster headache, migraine and some chronic forms of headache), urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, carpal tunnel syndrome, claudication, circulatory disorders and low blood pressure.
TENS can only be performed under a doctor’s prescription. You cannot undergo treatment if: you have a pacemaker, if the cause of the pain to be treated is unknown or the condition has not yet been identified, if you have heart rhythm disorders, or if you have epilepsy.