TENS Unit Pad Placement for Tennis Elbow. TENS unit pad placement for tennis elbow is also flexible. You can try placing two electrode pads above the elbow and two below, creating a square around the elbow. Or, place one larger pad directly above the elbow and one below. Adjust the pads accordingly to find the placement that targets your specific pain.
A TENS / EMS Unit can be a great tool for helping to relieve tennis elbow & golfer's elbow pain. Here are some pad placements to relieve different types of elbow pain. Some common elbow injuries that may benefit from a TENS/EMS unit include things like golfer’s elbow, tennis elbow, sprains, strains, tendonitis, bursitis, and general arthritis.
A TENS / EMS Unit can be a great tool for helping to relieve tennis elbow & golfer's elbow pain. Here are some pad placements to relieve different types of e...
The TATE trial will investigate the clinical and cost effectiveness of TENS in addition to usual primary care management for patients with tennis elbow. TENS may prove to be a suitable intervention for tennis elbow as it may help to reduce pain in the early stages of the condition, without the risk of side effects and/or recurrence in the long-term, and is an attractive treatment option as it facilitates self-management of the condition.
TENS is acknowledged and claimed to be a non-invasive and drug-free method for pain relief, but a HUGE and completely essential part of reaching the benefits of using a TENS machine is to know the correct placement of the pads. This is because the electrical current need to be both connected to the injured area as well as between the two (or four) pads in order to “triangulate” the area.
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Users of PhysioForum suggest a TENS unit to others suffering from tennis elbow as an effective and more affordable treatment option. Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender. The pain may also extend into the back of the forearm and grip strength may be weak.