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QT4 NeckTik Pro | TENS+Heat Therapy

€141,95

One of our recommended solutions for neck pain relief. Super light and comfortable. Featuring 6 Massage Modes, 15 Intensity Levels, and TENS+Heat Therapy Technology for Safe and Effective Drug-free Pain Treatment.

Professional grade product for home and clinic use.

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a non-invasive therapy used to relieve pain. It works by delivering small electrical impulses through electrodes placed on the skin, typically near the area of pain or along the nerve pathways.

Here's how TENS works:

  1. Electrode Placement: Electrodes are placed on the skin over the area of pain or along the nerve pathways that lead to the pain. These electrodes are connected to a TENS unit, a small battery-operated device.

  2. Electrical Impulses: The TENS unit delivers controlled electrical impulses through the electrodes to the underlying nerves. These electrical impulses travel along the nerve fibers, effectively interrupting or blocking pain signals from reaching the brain.

  3. Pain Relief Mechanisms: TENS is thought to work in several ways to alleviate pain:

    • Gate Control Theory: The electrical impulses from the TENS unit stimulate sensory nerves, which can interfere with or block the transmission of pain signals along the nerve pathways. This phenomenon is based on the gate control theory of pain perception.
    • Endorphin Release: TENS may stimulate the release of endorphins, which are the body's natural pain-relieving chemicals. Endorphins can help reduce the perception of pain and promote feelings of well-being.
  4. Adjustable Settings: TENS units typically offer adjustable settings for intensity, frequency, and duration of the electrical impulses. These settings can be customized based on individual preferences and the type and severity of pain being treated.

  5. Application: TENS therapy can be used for various types of acute and chronic pain conditions, including musculoskeletal pain, nerve pain, arthritis, and postoperative pain. It is often used as part of a comprehensive pain management plan and may be used alone or in conjunction with other therapies, such as medication, physical therapy, or acupuncture.

Overall, TENS is a safe and effective therapy for pain relief that can be easily administered at home or in a clinical setting. However, it is essential to use TENS under the guidance of a healthcare professional and to follow the manufacturer's instructions for safe and proper use.

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