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What can TENS do for me?

Will TENS give me pain relief?

TENS for chronic and acute pain conditions

Pain is the body's warning system. It is a way of letting us know something is wrong.
The sensation of pain is important because without it, vital parts of our body might be
injured without our knowledge. However long lasting, persistent pain, often called
chronic pain, once diagnosed serves no apparent purpose.
Living with chronic pain can interfere with daily activities. Long term use of pain relieving drugs can cause side effects such as drowsiness, gastric upsets, tolerance requiring higher doses, and even addiction.
Alternative medicine is now becoming increasingly more popular as a safer option to analgesic (pain killing) drugs. TENS was developed to help relieve certain types of acute pain and chronic pain and can be used to offer a better quality of life.

We supply a variety of TENS units to suit all budgets and requirements. Our TENS
machines all come with adjustable settings. This allows the user to experience a
variety of treatment options so they can find which is most effective and comfortable
for their condition and circumstances. Our prices are very competitive and in many
cases customers can claim VAT relief if they have a chronic pain condition.

What conditions can be relieved by TENS?

TENS provides pain relief for a large variety of pain complaints. Commonly treated
conditions include
  • Labour Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Wrist Pain
  • Ankle Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Osteo- Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Cancer Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • almost all Muscular skeletal Pains
  • Neuralgia
  • Menstrual Pain
  • Phantom Limb Pain following Amputation
  • Post-operative Pain.

TENS can also be used to treat Migraines, Headaches and Nausea

If you have a pain condition that is not listed here and would like to know if TENS can help you please contact us.

What is TENS?
Power TENS unit

Power TENS unit

Power TENS unit
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Dual Channel Power Tens Machine 

IMPORTANT - This unit is a DUAL Channel TENS Machine, so it has 4 electrodes.

If you see machines advertised with only 2 electrodes - it means that is only a SINGLE Channel Machine.

The major difference is that a DUAL Channel machine enables you to cover a much wider area of where the pain is situated - and will provide much better pain relief than a SINGLE Channel Machine.

DUAL Channel Machines are recommended for Back, Shoulder, Neck, Leg and Arm pain.

Single Channel machines are recommended for isolated areas such as hands, wrist and foot.

This excellent digital TENS machines is very easy to operate, with a large LCD display screen.

Analgesic transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS) unit with large LCD screen.
Dual channel operation
5 modes
Timer to 90 mins
High power TENS.
Large LCD screen
Large easy to use controls
Digital unit with intensity dials

Technical Specification
Channels Dual intensity-independent
Output Max 130 mA across 500 Ohm load
Pulse Width From 50µS to 250µS adjustable
Pulse rate From 1Hz to 150Hz adjustable
Waveform Symmetrical Bi-phasic rectangular
Mono-phasic rectangular
Modes Mode A -- "Constant" : Pulse with and rate are selectable.
Mode B -- "Burst I" : 2 bursts/sec, 250ms on, 250 ms off, 25 pulses within one train, pulse width=200µS.
Mode C -- "Burst II" : 2 bursts/sec, 250ms on, 250 ms off, pulse width and pulse rate are selectable.
Mode D -- "Modulation I" : Pulse width modulated from 100µS to 250µS over 6 seconds and 100µS for the next 6 seconds. Pulse rate is selectable.
Mode E -- "Modulation II" : Frequency increases from 50Hz to 100Hz while pulse width decreases from 200µS to 60µS over 5 seconds.

Treatment Timer Continuous 15min 30min 45min 60min 90min selectable

TENS will help with these types of pain and many others.
Arthritis, Post Operative Pain, Lumbago, Sports Injury, Phantom Limb Pain, Skeletal Pain, Headaches, Foot Pain, Knee Pain Muscle Ache, Chronic Pain, Neuralgia, Whiplash Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteo Arthritis,Period Pain, Cancer Pain, Back Pain, Leg Pain Joint Pain Long Term Pain, Chest Pain General Pain, Lower Back Pain, Sciatica, Muscular Shoulder Aches, Travel Sickness, Tension, Rheuma Nausea Stomach Pain, Toothache, Neck Pain, Abdominal Pain

Power TENS Package includes: TENS unit, leads, batteries, 4 electrodes, instruction manual and case.

Myotech EMS unit

Myotech EMS unit

Myotech EMS unit
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The Myotech EMS 5000 is the answer for the treatment of a wide range of muscle related problems. This excellent value unit offers ease of use and straightforward operation in a compact package.

EMS stands for Electrical Muscle Stimulation and uses a gentle electrical impulse to contract and relax muscles.

Possible applications include:
relaxation of muscle spasms
reduce muscle stiffness
reduce or prevent muscle atrophy
re-educate muscles after disuse
improve blood circulation

Can be used together with a physical exercise programme to help muscle development.

Also suitable for pelvic floor exercise.

Adjustable settings give you a wide range of treatment programs to suit many needs.

All consumables are included (electrode pads, leadwires and battery).

To protect your EMS and keep all the accessories together, we give you a free zipped padded case with room for spare batteries and electrode pads.

The easy-to-use controls are protected by a sliding cover so settings cannot accidentally be changed during use. A handy belt clip means that you can use the unit when it suits you (but do not use while driving or operating machinery etc)

Includes FREE padded carry case

Technical Specifications
Output - Adjustable, 0 to max 80mA across 500Ohm load
Pulse rate - 5, 30 and 100 Hz
Pulse ramp - 1, 3 or 5 seconds
Waveform - Modified square wave with 0 DC net component
Contraction - Variable - 1 to 30 seconds
Relaxation - Variable - 1 to 45 seconds
Dimensions - 95mm x 64mm x 24mm (3.75" x 2.5" x 1")
Weight - 130g inc battery (4.6 oz)
Power source - 1 x PP3 9V alkaline battery (supplied)

This unit does not have TENS functions

For your peace of mind, your EMS 5000 unit has a 12 month warranty.
Note that warranty does not cover consumable items - electrode pads, battery and leadwires
CE approved..

Your EMS 5000 Package includes:
New dual channel EMS unit with belt clip
4 pack of electrode pads
2 lead wires
1 x 9V alkaline battery
Free padded carry case
Instruction manual
12 month warranty

EMS is safe but must not be used by people with heart pacemakers, epilepsy or during the first 36 weeks of pregnancy without your doctor's advice.
If in doubt, please consult your doctor before use.

If you are using after injury or surgery, please check with your physio or consultant.