Tens unit

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Oct 8, 2014 4:20am
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Had anyone here ever used a TEMS before. Can they be used to help work out muscles besides help with pain? Please help I'm Struggling to stay on track because of the pain.

Oct 8, 2014 6:20am
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I would like to know as well.  Cause i suffer from pain as well as you TENS unit

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Oct 8, 2014 7:43am
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Not to build muscle but they can help prevent muscle atrophy and they do give you a burn the day after.

Bruce Lee used to use them while striking to increase his speed and power.  Didn't do him any harm I suppose.

I would say in experience there best for pain.

08 Oct
TENS machines are only for pain. To work a muscles you need a unit that delivers Stims like Russian or Hi-volt. This is what we use to re-educate a muscle after a stroke for instance. TENS only really works on the sensory nerve, the twitch is only on burst mode at high intensity.
08 Oct
That what I used, I have the Neuro Trac STIM.
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