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Can a Tens unit release tense muscle?

Author : Mikayla

Submitted : 2017-06-16 12:07:17    Popularity:     

Tags: unit  Tens  release  muscle  tense  

I have scoliosis and muscular imbalance on my back (Not sure which came first). Due to this, my hips, shoulders, etc. are curved and i believe it has hindered,my growth (i am almost 15 with no growth spurt and significantly shorter than my family, 4'9

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No. A TENS machine simply isn't strong enough on its own. A TENS machine could be used in combination with massage, dry needling, and other therapies. If you aren't under the care of an MD or OD, you probably should be. Your family's insurance may allow you to go to a chiropractor or to a Physical Therapist without a referral.

Seriously, scoliosis is very serious and will cripple you if it isn't dealt with aggressively before you stop growing.

If you want to try one, first see if you can hire one or get one on loan before you spend. The machines are usually expensive and most end up being packed away in storage or re-sold on Ebay due to that the effect soon wears off.
The Tens Unit has only been medically approved as a method of pain relief and nothing else. The theory is that the electrical current disrupts and blocks pain signals from reaching the brain. It has not been shown to treat or improve muscular conditions as claimed in advertising.

Seek further advice from your Dr or from a qualified physical therapist.

*** as an aside, Chiropractors need to stop advertising that they can treat health conditions that are beyond the scope and level of Chiropractic training.

no. the cause must be corrected. like all else, muscles are controlled by innervation. see an hio method chiropractor.

Honestly, I don't know.
But I would do some more looking into Yoga for Scoliois if I were you.
Yoga does loosen muscles.
Ask your physician about it.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles...
https://www.google.com/search?q=yoga+for...



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