TENS Unit Pad Placement for Tennis Elbow. TENS unit pad placement for tennis elbow is also flexible. You can try placing two electrode pads above the elbow and two below, creating a square around the elbow. Or, place one larger pad directly above the elbow and one below. Adjust the pads accordingly to find the placement that targets your specific pain.
The TATE trial will investigate the clinical and cost effectiveness of TENS in addition to usual primary care management for patients with tennis elbow. TENS may prove to be a suitable intervention for tennis elbow as it may help to reduce pain in the early stages of the condition, without the risk of side effects and/or recurrence in the long-term, and is an attractive treatment option as it facilitates self-management of the condition.
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TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) is used to help reduce pain and increase circulation. Basically the vibration of the TENS follows the same pathway as the pain pathway to the brain and helps cancel it out. It is a great alternative to pain medication. A TENS uses two or four electrodes with cross currents to surround the area.
A TENS / EMS Unit can be a great tool for helping to relieve tennis elbow & golfer's elbow pain. Here are some pad placements to relieve different types of e...
Your doctor may recommend the following self-care measures: Rest. Avoid activities that aggravate your elbow pain. Pain relievers. Try over-the-counter pain relievers, such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB) or naproxen (Aleve). Ice. Apply ice or a cold pack for 15 minutes three to four times a day. ...
SportsMed TENS therapy for Elbow injuries. After a diagnosis of muscle, tendon or ligament damage, bursitis or fracture, your arm or elbow injury management plan should include physical therapy treatment as often as possible.