4 patient evaluations for Empi TENS

Sep 4, 2008 (Started May 28, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: buy an Empi brand if possible - lifetime warranty invest in rechargable batteries use reusable patches order large quantity of patches when yearly deductible has been met

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Dec 15, 2008 (Started Oct 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Have a consult with a PT and have them show the appropriate way to place electrodes and how to use the different settings. Can be confusing at first and than as the person gets more familiar with where electrode placement gives the most pain control, it gets easier to place electrodes in the right place the first time.

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Aug 25, 2009 (Started Aug 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle aches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (shooting pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: focus on small areas at a time, placing these pads on the muscle part in a rectangle shape, pads in each corner. Then plug in making the X with the wires. start out low first!!
Side effects: shooting pain

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