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    Default How many here use a Ten ' s machine for treatment?

    I've recently began to use a portable Ten ' s machine for treatment of chronic pain and have experienced some relief. Mine is made by Omron and also incorporates heat in the attachable pads. Am I alone here in using this therapy?

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    Default Re: How many here use a Ten ' s machine for treatment?

    I have a Zytec from multiple knee surgeries. When I need it, I need it. Typically after a day of hiking/hunting. If you're dealing with a lot of inflammation, use it in conjunction with a bag of crushed ice.
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    Default Re: How many here use a Ten ' s machine for treatment?

    How do you mean in conjunction? Do you take the crushed ice bag wrap it in a towel and put it on top of the pads?

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    Default Re: How many here use a Ten ' s machine for treatment?

    Yep. Takes down swelling very well. It is important your unit is set up for pain relief instead of stimulation. I don't know if yours has variable settings.
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    Default Re: How many here use a Ten ' s machine for treatment?

    I have an old unit from active chiro days. Does TENS, but also Russian, microcurrent, and interferential current. The variable IFC (interferential) and H-wave work the best for me, personally.

    The IFC was also beneficial as a chiro. People come in with to much spasm to crack the joint, I could put IFC pads in an X pattern surrounding the hot disc, plop a hot pack over it for 10 minutes, then it would adjust fine.
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    Default Re: How many here use a Ten ' s machine for treatment?

    Based on that, I took a look at my unit. It's a Zynex IFC, not TENS.
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    Default Re: How many here use a Ten ' s machine for treatment?

    I was hoping you'd write in. Thanks!

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    Default Re: How many here use a Ten ' s machine for treatment?

    I use to have a small TENS unit..I wore it out.I've been looking for another one
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