Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapy uses low voltage electric impulses to relieve pain. A primary effect of TENS therapy may include “blockade” or “scrambling” of pain signals to the brain. Another suggested
There are many commercially available TENS units and the technology has been used for managing pain for decades. Many diverse applications of TENS are employed including treatment of chronic pain associated with cancer, lower back pain, neck pain, arthritis and even pain associated with childbirth.