My first experience with a TENS unit happened at a physical therapist’s office after I injured my leg. Pain medication made me groggy and didn’t help enough, so the pain relief I got from the TENS unit was a happy surprise. Eventually, I stopped going to PT but was so glad to discover I could get drugless pain relief at home.
I have used TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) and EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation) at home for chronic back pain and when old injuries to my leg and shoulder act up. Here are my picks for the top seven TENS units: