What is Flex-Tens Unit Therapy?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is an electronic device that produces electrical signals used to stimulate nerves through unbroken skin.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
0
Perceived effectiveness
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Flex-Tens Unit Therapy

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
3

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Flex-Tens Unit Therapy

Patients
1
Patients
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently having Flex-Tens Unit Therapy)
Dosage
as needed
Patients
6
Dosage
daily
Patients
6
Dosage
m,w,f
Patients
1
Dosage
weekly
Patients
1
Why Patients Stopped Having Flex-Tens Unit Therapy (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Other
Patients
2
Reason
Did not seem to work
Patients
1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped having Flex-Tens Unit Therapy

Duration

Currently Having Flex-Tens Unit Therapy
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
3
Stopped Having Flex-Tens Unit Therapy
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
3

Adherence


Always
Patients
3
60%
Usually
Patients
1
20%
Sometimes
Patients
1
20%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
4
80%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
1
20%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
2
40%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
3
60%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Flex-Tens Unit Therapy.