TENS Units and Neck Pain
Neck pain - what causes it?
Neck pain usually involves discomfort in the upper part of the shoulders or the neck. The most common causes of neck pain are poor posture, poor sleeping poistion, emotional stress, blows to the head, whiplash or a pinched nerve.
You should consult your doctor if the neck pain relates to an acute injury or blow to the head; a fever; a stiff neck preventing you from touching your chest with your chin; if you experience tingling in your hands; or if pain does not lessen after 4-5 days.
How does TENS alleviate neck pain?
Naturally prevention is better than a cure. You should attempt to improve posture, keep fit and avoid carrying heavy loads. Treatments often include drugs or a visit to the chiropractor. However, TENS can provide fast and long lasting pain relief.
TENS or Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation provides non-invasive, drug-free pain relief. Pads are placed on the back, near the area of pain. TENS uses soothing pulses that are sent via the pads through the skin and along the nerve fibers. The pulses suppress pain signals to the brain and encourage the body to produce higher levels of its own natural pain killing chemicals - endorphins and encephalins.
Body Clock offers a full range of tens units, ems units and other pain relief devices. Body Clock supply hospitals and health centers worldwide.
Body Clock units are FDA approved and CE marked, complying with stringent EU medical device regulations.