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  • We received our ultrasound and have been using it nearly every day since. We purchased it to see if we could relieve pains and help us to get moving. We are pleased with the results. When we don't have pain with every step, it is easier to get out and get the exercise that will help with overall health. Thank you! - Gene R.

  • Easy to Order and arrived very quick. - Patricia M.

  • I’ve done business with company twice; first to buy the TENS unit then to buy a replacement cable. The price is great as is the product. It does what they claim and a bit more. I bought it to work my muscles but when my back became injured, I also used it for pain suppression. I was in no hurry to get the product but when it arrived in two days, it was nice. I recommend this company. - Mark H.

  • Seller was great; I will be using them again!!! - Ed H.

  • This is a great product. It helps with the pain. Price was excellent. Did research on it, can’t beat the price. My physical therapist thought it was great and took down the website to be able to recommend to other patients. - Charlotte L.

  • I would definitely use this merchant again. - Melody W.

  • The basic TENS unit I ordered from Medical Products Online is, I think, exactly like the one a physiotherapist used for the back and neck pain I had after a car accident. It really eliminated all the pain! I am now using my own unit for pain in my feet and legs from all the walking I have to do (no transportation options). Within a week of use at less than half the power output, I am glad to say it's working like a magic charm! - Mary L.

  • Medical Products Online is a great website with plenty of options to choose from. Adequate info is provided for all of their medical devices along with reviews from current users. Delivery was efficient. Prices are remarkable. I have already recommended this website to friends and co-workers. - Sharon G.

  • The customer service agents are very helpful, and knowledgeable about the units. I strongly recommend them to all my friends. - Marvelas E.

  • Shipping was fast and I'm also able to contact them about using the ultrasound I purchased. - Gloria B.

  • Total shopping experience great and outstanding customer service. Product delivered as promised. Will be doing future business and recommend them highly for quality products and exceptional customer service. - Raymond S.

  • They are perfect, exactly what I needed. - Lori S.

  • I purchased the MPO 5000 to replace a rental unit from another company. The MPO 5000 was much better quality. It came in a well protected storage case instead of a soft pouch that the overpriced rental unit came it. The rental unit cost was over 4 times more for each month than the MPO 5000 I purchased. I GRADE THIS UNIT EXCELLENT IN EVERY WAY. - K.C.H.

  • Everything is fine in every aspect of the transaction. I needed information about the use of the product and I received it and I received excellent service after sale. - Paul P.

  • Thank you so much for your promptness!! - Tina B.

  • Excellent service. Fast shipment. Product was what I was hunting for at a great price. - Charles M.

  • Excellent price for what turned out to be quality products. The order arrived in 2 days. They exceeded my expectations and I'll order from them again. - Stephen D.

  • Absolutely perfect transaction! I'm amazed at their service and speed of delivery. And best of all, the prices were among the best. A big shout out to Dolores (I hope I got her name right) she really took great care of me. I will be back! P.S. When I read back through this post, I sound like an employee but can assure all that this is an unbiased representation of a very satisfied customer who has shopped with them twice. - Jay P.

  • Easy ordering, fast shipping and delivery. I will order from this merchant again. - Christopher M.

  • I didn't have any surprises. This merchant did exactly what they promised to do and you can't ask for more than that. I will use them again. - Chris B.

  • It came much sooner than I expected!! I'm a happy camper!! Love the unit!! - Donald W.

  • Delivery, customer service, ease of ordering, products and equipment were everything I hoped for and more. Excellent turnaround time, and equipment was perfect. I would highly recommend this company to everyone. - Cathy L.

  • The item which I ordered has worked for me tremendously. It helps with my back pain and I have recommended it to others. - Celestine V.

  • The item which I ordered has worked for me tremendously. It helps with my back pain and I have recommended it to others. - Celestine V.

  • Just what I needed! - Al T.

  • This is a great value for a quality product. I have used this unit daily since I received it and it has performed flawlessly. Ease of set up was apparent and by reading the instructions, this unit can be ready for use in minutes. - Gary C.

  • Fastest shipping I have ever seen! T.E.N.S. unit is Very High Quality. I have paid for many hours at my doctor’s office, now I have many hours pain free. Thanks MPO! - Tammy T.

  • Very pleased with my shopping experience with Medical Products Online. I will recommend this website to all my friends needing this type of product. - John D.

  • I was very satisfied that the stim pads are above the rest that I have used in the past. Talk about being sticky wow they are the best ever! Time for delivery was great and on time as I ordered them for standard shipping. I would order from Medical Products Online again. - Robert C.

  • They use a TENS unit at physical therapy, so the only relief from the pain in my neck, trapezoids was 4 hours a week at PT when they would turn on the TENS!! My Physical therapist told me I could go online and buy one for home use. I immediately got on line and searched TENS units. There were quite a few to choose from. I settled on a unit and before I knew it it was at my door. It did not take me long before I found my favorite setting, when my pain level is a 9 I turn it up a hair, when my TENS unit brings the pain level down to a 4 I can turn it down. I wear it all day, every day! My TENS works better on my pain than any prescription pain killer. I'm wearing it now. One more thing, the company, they are so ready to help. At a point I thought there was something wrong with my TENS, they were ready to send me a new one, immediately, no questions....then I realized I just needed a new battery. I love my TENS and I love the company! - Michelle B.

  • A+ excellent service. - Armando D.

  • Product was exactly as specified, price was good, and shipping and delivery were ahead of schedule. Very good merchant. - Brian L.

  • I bought this product for my wife and it is great. It performs as advertised. It is light weight and produces a wide range of stimulation to the affected area to provide almost instant relief for tense back muscle spasms. I ordered it on a Sunday and as promised, it was delivered two days later and shipping was free. - Robert J.

  • Very fast service and the product is exactly what I ordered. - Rose M.

  • My physical therapist reviewed the specifications for this TENS unit. The transaction was easy and it was delivered quickly after purchase. The TENS unit works as it should. I'm happy with my purchase. - Terry V.
  • I have never purchased online before; my products arrived with excellent quality in a matter of days. Medical products that were always a challenge to find were delivered to my door! - Lynn S.

  • I'm in the medical field and this was money well spent. I had a strained muscle in my left should. After using the unit 2 times a day, I already can feel the difference. I would recommend this product for everyone. - Terry S.

  • I didn't have to use Customer Service but I feel it would have also been excellent. Site is very easy to use and find what you need, couldn't believe how quickly the merchandise arrived and I used the least expensive mode to save money! The prices were very reasonable for the things that I ordered also. I'll definitely shop again in the future. - Joyce C.

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What is a TENS Unit

What is a TENS Unit

Learn the answer to the commonly asked question “What is a TENS Unit” and how to manage your pain using a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Device. Click Here to Purchase our Top Selling TENS UnitWhy Do We Have Pain? Pain is the body's warning system. It alerts us to injury or illness. When the body is functioning normally, pain serves as a vital warning sign when something is not right. Without pain a person would not know when to get away from danger or to seek medical help. Pain signals in the form of electrical impulses, travel through the body's nervous system from the site of the injury or ailment to the brain. Then, at the brain, these impulses are interpreted as pain.What Is TENS Unit? The most common question we hear is “What is a TENS Unit?”. T.E.N.S. stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. Pain, whether chronic (long-term) or acute (short-term, often from surgery or trauma), can be relieved through a variety of methods including drugs, topical ointments, surgery, and electrical stimulation. T.E.N.S. devices deliver mild electrical pulses through the skin to stimulate the cutaneous (surface) and afferent (deep) nerves to help control pain. Unlike drugs or topical ointments, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation does not have any known side effects.What is TENS and How Does it Control Pain? There are two major theories as to how electrical stimulation relieves pain. According to the "gate control theory" pain and non-pain impulses are sent to the brain from the local nervous system. These impulses travel through the cutaneous nerves to the deeper afferent nerves and then to the spinal cord and brain. Along the path are many areas referred to as "gates." These gates control which impulses are allowed to continue to the brain. The gates prevent the brain from receiving too much information too quickly. Since the same nerve cannot carry a pain impulse and a non-pain impulse simultaneously, the stronger, non-pain impulse (from the T.E.N.S. device) "controls the gate," and basically over rides the pain signal, resulting in less pain perception. According to the second theory, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation encourages one's body to produce and release greater amounts of a chemical called endorphin. Endorphins are our body's own natural painkillers that are released as a natural function to overcome pain. Endorphins interact with pain receptors, blocking the perception of pain, much as the pharmaceutical drugs or a narcotic such as morphine does, but without the side effects associated with these types of drugs. T.E.N.S. has no curative value; however, for many people who are suffering from pain due to an injury or ailment, the use of T.E.N.S. can help manage their pain considerably. Pain suffers who have not been able to find relief from drugs or who may have experienced uncomfortable side effects from drugs, may find T.E.N.S. to be a great alternative in controlling the pain. In today's fast-paced lifestyle, many people just do not have the time to be set back due to pain. T.E.N.S. devices can help them control and manage their pain, so that they may still be able to perform their daily functions at home or at work, return to work sooner, or perhaps enjoy more activities than they have before.Advantages of T.E.N.S. There are a number of advantages of T.E.N.S. which makes it appealing to both the clinician and the patient.• Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation is a non-evasive device.• It is portable.• T.E.N.S. is user friendly and safe to be used by the patient at home. It therefore offers the patient a self-management option -- a desirable aspect of any treatment program since this has been shown to increase patient compliance and response to treatment.• After the initial cost of purchasing a T.E.N.S. device, the replacement of batteries and electrodes are the main running costs. In long-standing cases of pain, this is cheaper than regular prescriptions for analgesics.• The precautions and contradictions associated with T.E.N.S. are few and largely based on common sense. In addition, side-effects are minimal (i.e. skin irritation)• T.E.N.S. is non-addictive Copyright© 2014 - All Right Reserved – Medical Products Online of Connecticut Inc.