How TENS Unit can help you with your Arthritis Pain?
Arthritis is a joint disorder featuring inflammation. A joint is an area of the body where two different bones meet. A joint function to move the body parts connected by its bones. Arthritis literally means inflammation of one or more joints.
Symptoms of arthritis include pain and limited function of joints. Inflammation of the joints from arthritis is characterized by joint stiffness, swelling, redness, and warm. Tenderness of the inflamed joint can be present.
Approximately 350 million people worldwide have arthritis. Nearly 40 million persons in the United States are affected by arthritis, including over a quarter million children! More than 21 million Americans have osteoarthritis. More than half of those with arthritis are under 65 years of age. Nearly 60% of Americans with arthritis are women.
Medicines you rub on your skin or take by mouth, injections, physical therapy, heat, cold, and acupuncture are just a few of the ways to make your arthritis more bearable. Yet you may still be searching for relief.
TENS Unit- nerve stimulation – or neuromodulation – is an alternative to medication for treating arthritis pain. It’s the principle of using electricity to decrease pain sensations. For some people, neuromodulation treatments can ease pain with minimal risks, he says.
TENS unit therapy is ideal for the treatment of arthritis. It is a non-invasive, fast acting, drug-free method of pain relief. Pads are placed on or near the area of the arthritis pain. TENS Unit sends soothing pulses via TENS Unit electrodes through the skin and along the nerve fibers. The pulses suppress the arthritis pain signals to the brain. TENS Unit also encourages the body to produce higher levels of its own natural pain killing chemicals i.e. endorphins and encephalins.
TechCare Massager offers a full range of tens units, ems units and other pain relief devices. Get your Tens Unit today to start treating your arthritis!