Pain management doesn’t automatically mean drugs. Many of us simply want to stay away from drugs and minimize their use, due to the clear and significant risks associated with common prescription pain medications.
And there are several alternative pain management solutions available. One option that is rapidly increasing in popularity is the use of TENS/EMS units. These little wonders look like an iPod with a bunch of cords attached. At the end of each cord is a small pad. You place these pads on certain locations on the body, and mild electric currents run through you, relieving pain.
This article looks in depth at the technology of electrotherapy, and clarifies the differences in TENS vs EMS treatments. We also suggest a few options to check out.[Read more…] about TENS vs EMS: What is the difference?