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Does anyone use TENS units?

Sep 15, 2015 6:59 AM

I am looking for a wireless one? Anyone know of good brands or type?

Sep 15, 2015 7:03 AM

I don't know if they make a wireless TENS unit I know that a few years ago it was a pad and a wire that ran to the TENS unit. Maybe they do and I will learn something new wish you the best.

Sep 15, 2015 8:55 AM

Pretty sure you can't get wireless. My Osteopath uses a tens machine on the needles she uses for dry needling. Only had it once but the results were promising

Sep 15, 2015 9:55 AM

I use the wired version, but I have seen wireless ones in Lloydspharmacy in the UK.

Sep 15, 2015 10:02 AM

Tens machines are awesome to use. I have never seen a wireless one tho.

Sep 15, 2015 10:15 AM

I've used one and had no relief. Good luck!!

Sep 15, 2015 10:18 AM

Mine is wired. Each lead splits into 2 wires, giving me 4 pads. The only wireless I've seen are those at the drugstore, found in the thermacare products, adhesive patches. I doubt they are nearly strong enough. But if you find one that's really good let us know. 🙏🌼

Sep 15, 2015 11:30 AM

My Tens unit is also wired, never seen or herd of a wireless unit before so I just learned something new today! Hope you can find one that will give you the relief you are looking for! Best of luck!

Sep 16, 2015 10:55 AM

My TENS Unit also has wires. I have tried the Smart Relief wireless one. It only has one setting for the pulses and doesn't seem to durable. Mine quit working after a few uses then I changed the battery and it still doesn't work. I called the company and asked about their guarantee and that's another mess. I have my TENS Unit issued by my doctor and it's more reliable. There are 2 wire feeds but you can use only 1 wire feed if you want. The battery is rechargeable. The pads are easy to clean, just run them under cold water for a few seconds and let air dry. The pulses are variable whether you want constant or a variety of pulses and the charge going through the wires is set to your own personal preference. I did not like Smart Relief and find that my current TENS (with wires) is more reliable

Sep 16, 2015 2:29 PM

I was going to write a long comment but instead I'm saying ditto to the above replies lol

Sep 17, 2015 2:22 AM

I just got one off ebay that has wires. It is small and i wear it when I have errands. It has mutiple pulse types and now that i have figured out which one is best for me it does help to a certain degree. For me the certain degree is when I try to do stuff I am not suppose to which seems like everything.

Sep 17, 2015 3:29 PM

Mine is installed inside of me. Since 1993 runs on batteries which is also inside, had to have it replaced @n17 year point.

Sep 17, 2015 5:39 PM

I ordered mine on line at medical products.Com it has wires but it is a dual tens / e-stim unit. It is about the size of a pack of cigarettes. Most of the places online say they require a doctors prescription but they really just want to sell a product. Honestly I do not use the e-stim, it hurts. I paid about $50.00 and I have no complaunts. There is a learning curve to exactly where to place it and how to set the settings. If you have had any physical therapy maybe they can assist you with settings. I think there are enough of us here to guide you with placement. Also if you put the electrodes back on their plastic film and seal them they will last a very long time. I have used one set for the better part of a year, a few times a day. I would just start my search on Amazon or Google. Hope this helps you.

Sep 17, 2015 5:51 PM

There is one called pain mate. Portable with no wires and long life battery. Can wear it under clothes and no one knows. Also only costs $56 bucks.

Sep 17, 2015 7:38 PM

I use a hard wired tens unit. It's not strong enough. The one at the chiropractor is allot better

Sep 17, 2015 7:47 PM

Thanks everyone this is so much help

Sep 17, 2015 10:24 PM

Mine is the tens 7000 on ebay I think I paid 25 including shipping for case, machine, lead wires and 4 pads. About the size of a thick deck of cards and has a belt clip. My pain is my spine and I just put one on each side and out a couple inches from my spine where it hurts most. Pretty easy to use

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