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TENS Units and Topical Pain Relievers
"TENS" is the acronym for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. A "TENS unit" is a pocket size, portable, battery-operated device that sends electrical impulses to certain muscles of the body to block pain signals. The electrical currents produced are mild, but can prevent pain messages from being transmitted to the brain and may raise the level of endorphins (natural pain killers produced by the brain). These units may be prescribed and can be rented or purchased upon availability.
Biofreeze relieves pain by using cold therapy and natural soothing ingredients. This long lasting, deep penetrating pain relief lasts several hours. Pain-free muscles heal faster with this greaseless, stainless, no lingering odor product. Live Well Chiropractic is a distributor of this pain relieving gel that can be purchased in single use dispensers, tubes, roll-on and 360 degree spray bottles.