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Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

What is TENS?

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How Does TENS Work?

What Does a TENS Machine Look Like?

Important Information Regarding Using a TENS Machine

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Using a TENS Machine

Using the Electrodes


Do not use a TENS machine if you:

If you require further information, or are unsure at any time how to use your TENS machine, please contact the Nurses at the Hunter Pain Clinic on (02) 4985 1800.

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