How to Use a TENS Unit
Table of Contents. Points to Note Before Use Page Insert batteries Attach belt clip and close battery compartment Connect the electrodes to the leadwire Apply the electrodes. The electrode placement depends on the indication, see also chapter 2.
This will block the pain impulses. Four electrodes — two for each channel — can be connected to the device. Pain relief is most efficient during stimulation, but the effect can last after the treatment. Selection, Care and Placement of the Electrodes 3.
Electrode Selection Use large electrodes e. Use small electrodes e. Electrode Placement If your physician showed you the best application points, we recommend that you use them. Otherwise figures to show possible electrode configurations. Caution Figures to show electrode configurations Failed stimulation, skin irritation, malfunction - for different indications.
General pain in the shoulder shoulder blade accompanied by headache Figure Electrode application on the Once switched on, the display will briefly show the software version. A functional test where all display indicators appear for a short time is performed.
The initial screen appears next Figure When the therapy timer is activated, the device switches automatically off at the end of the programmed interval.
Page Special Direct Tens Functions 5. When the timer is activated, the remaining therapy time appears on the display. When this interval has elapsed, the device switches off automatically.
Electrodes with poor adhesion must be replaced. Do not expose the device to direct sunlight.
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