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TENS Pad Placement for Lower Back Pain

April 12, 2019 in Back Pain

TENS placement for lower back pain

Consult This TENS Placement Guide for Lower Back Pain

There are few things can throw off a day quite like lower back pain. Whether it stems from muscle tension, nerve pain or joint pain, those who experience regular lower back pain need relief fast. DR-HO'S Pain Therapy System and Pain Therapy System Pro are TENS machines that help with this discomfort. These helpful pad placement charts outline the ideal TENS placement for lower back pain.

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Get to Know the Types of Pads

You will receive different types of pads when you order your Pain Therapy System or your Pain Therapy System Pro:

Regular Gel Body Pads: These long-lasting, highly-conductive small pads are sized to target painful spots with greater accuracy.

dr-ho's pad placement charts

Large Gel Body Pads: These larger pads are also long-lasting and highly conductive. They are perfect for targeting broader areas of pain such as the legs, the arms and the shoulders.

dr-ho's pad placement charts

Both types of gel pads can be used between 70-100 times before they should be replaced. You can order Large Pad Replacement Kits and Small Pad Replacement Kits at any time. You can also browse DR-HO'S accessories for other helpful pain-relief products.

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:

TENS Pad Placement for Lower Back Pain

Placements With a 2-Pad TENS Unit:

TENS Pad Placement for Lower Back Pain

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TENS placement for lower back pain

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