TENS Placement Chart for Arthritic Pain

TENS Placement Chart for Arthritic Pain
March, 21, 2019




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Here is a TENS Placement Chart for Arthritis Pain

DR-HO’S Pain Therapy System is a TENS unit that can be used for the symptomatic relief of and management of chronic, intractable pain and relief of pain associated with arthritis. As a result, it’s very important to learn how to use it effectively. For those living with arthritis, understanding where to place the large and small gel pads is important in order to get the most out of your TENS therapy. With that, here is a TENS placement chart for arthritic pain as well as information about arthritis. These charts demonstrate where to place pads for temporary relief of arthritis pain in the following areas:
  • Knees
  • Shoulders
  • Hands/Wrists
  • Feet/Ankles
  • Hips
  • Back
  • Neck

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  The Arthritis Pain Management Plan was designed and written with the overall health and well-being of a person suffering from arthritis. The plan includes:
    • Diet and meal plan suggestions
    • Aerobic and strength training exercises
    • Sleep better guide
    • De-stress and mental well-being tips
    • Temporary Pain management tips
    • And more!

Important Notes for Pad Placement

Here are some important tips to consider no matter where you are placing your pads:
  • Always place pads on clean, dry, healthy skin
  • Place pads near or surrounding the painful area, at least 1 inch apart
  • Make sure there is a linear path between the two pads
  • Do not let the pads touch
  • Wet the pads with a little bit of water before placing them on the skin


Placements With 4-Pad TENS Unit:




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