Can a TENS Machine Actually Help With Arthritis? Let’s Break it Down

Can a TENS Machine Actually Help With Arthritis? Let’s Break it Down

April 1, 2021

Pain sufferers everywhere count on TENS machines for effective relief from the kinds of aches and pains that come from daily life, work and exercise. But did you know that you can also use a TENS machine for arthritis-related pain?

If you’ve tried traditional pain relief methods in the past that didn’t work out, or if you’re simply looking to make a change to your pain management, a TENS machine might be just what you’re looking for! Read on and discover how TENS can help arthritis sufferers find relief from the pain that affects them from day to day.



First and Foremost, What is TENS?

TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation.

This may sound complicated at first but we can assure you it’s not: TENS is a safe, gentle method of pain relief that has been used in medical offices for decades to help sufferers feel better and get back to doing the things they love! Here’s how TENS machines work:

  • Many TENS machines work via adhesive pads that you can place almost anywhere on the body where you’re experiencing pain.
  • Through the body pads, TENS targets the nerves with pulses of electrical stimulation that help relieve pain.
  • These pulses feel gentle — even relaxing — but at the very same time, they deliver powerful, targeted relief to areas affected by arthritis pain.



How Else Can DR-HO’S Devices Help With Arthritis-Related Pain?

TENS machines from DR-HO’S have other benefits for pain sufferers. Specifically, EMS and NMES technologies that power DR-HO’s Pain Therapy System can help with some of the other kinds of pain that arthritis sufferers may experience:

  • EMS (Electrical Nerve Stimulation) technology targets healthy muscles, causing them to contract and relax to improve and facilitate muscle performance. DR-HO’S can help arthritis sufferers ease the soreness and achiness that can make it hard to get out of bed in the morning, tackle household chores and more.
  • NMES (Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation) technology in DR-HO’s machines helps pain sufferers maintain or increase their range of motion and increase their circulation. This can be especially beneficial for those who deal with a limited range of motion in the joints due to arthritis. More range of motion and less pain can mean getting back to doing all the activities you love!

In addition to EMS and NMES, DR-HO’S TENS devices feature proprietary AMP (Auto Modulating Pulse) technology which provides over 300 different types of pulse patterns. These pulses are programmed to automatically change, so the pulses are different and unpredictable with each and every use.



Why Use a TENS Machine for Arthritis Pain?

Traditional methods of pain relief such as medications and treatments can be very beneficial for those dealing with arthritis. However, there is no one-size-fits-all “cure.” With a long-term condition like arthritis, you’ll want a method of pain relief and management you can count on, time after time. For many pain sufferers, that reliable method is TENS.

There are other reasons to incorporate a DR-HO’S Pain Therapy System device into your pain management routine:


It’s Portable & Convenient

TENS machines from DR-HO’S were thoughtfully designed to be user-friendly and ultra portable. With just the press of a button, you’ll start feeling the stimulation. Then, when you need to head out the door, your compact device easily fits in your bag for on the go relief.



It’s a Drug-Free Device

A TENS machine is a drug-free device that you can use multiple times a day and over a long period of time. It’s something you can make a part of your long-term pain management routine!



It Feels Good!

Change the modes on your DR-HO’S TENS machine to select from a soothing variety of kneading, chopping and rubbing sensations that feel like a hands-on massage on your most painful areas.



The Arthritis Foundation Recognizes The Benefits of TENS Machines for Arthritis Pain

TENS has even been recognized as an effective method of pain relief by the Arthritis Foundation!

According to the foundation, “TENS has been shown to relieve [arthritis] pain and reduce the need for pain medications,” citing a review from Cochrane — an international charitable organization that organizes research findings. The review states that “[there is] tentative evidence that TENS reduces pain intensity over and above that seen with placebo. It’s estimated that overall, about half of people who try TENS get a 50 percent reduction in pain.”

These findings indicate that natural, alternative methods of pain relief such as TENS therapy can really make an impact on the lives of arthritis sufferers everywhere.



Try TENS for Arthritis Pain With DR-HO’S!

Now you know that you really can use a TENS machine for arthritis pain. If you’re ready to get started on your journey towards a life with less pain, try the Pain Therapy System from DR-HO’S with a 90-day money-back guarantee!

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