The Fortress TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator) machine – an electronic device that produces electrical signals used to stimulate nerves through unbroken skin. TENS is considered a method of pain relief and also helps stimulate muscles and blood flow. TENS has a wide following in Europe, the U.S.A., and Australia in particular for use in pain management, physiotherapy, and obstetric care. In palliative care and pain medicine, TENS units are sometimes used in an attempt to alleviate neuropathic pain (pain due to nerve damage). A meta-analysis of studies going back many years indicates that TENS is an effective treatment for chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Compact, portable, and poweful, the Fortress TENS Machine incorporates a wide variety of output combinations ensuring more effective treatment:
- Five modes: B(Burst), N(Normal), M(Pulse Rate Modulation), SD1(Pulse Duration Modulation) and SD2(Pulse Duration Modulation)
- Timer of 15 ,30, 60 minutes (or 15,30,Continuous)
- It can be used on a wide range of chronic and acute pain conditions including cervical, lower back, lumbago, leg pain, sciatica, arthritis, tendonitis, fractures, tennis elbow, and muscle and joint pain,
The Fortress TENS Machine Kit Contains:
- One Dual-Channel TENS Stimulator
- Carry Case
- TENS Leads x 2
- Operating Manual
- 9V Battery
- Packet of 4 electrodes. (Additional Electrodes Available)
Contraindications & Warnings
- Keep TENS units out of the reach of children.
- Always read the included manual fully and seek advice from a qualified physician prior to commencing TENS therapy.
- Patients with heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, implanted electronic devices (e.g cardiac pacemakers), metallic implants, or that may be pregnant should not undertake TENS treatment without first consulting a physician.
The information on this website cannot be relied on as an alternative to medical advice from your physician or healthcare provider. Before starting any new treatment it is necessary to consult a relevant healthcare provider for a proper diagnosis. They will be able to answer any questions that you may have regarding an injury or a medical condition and advise you as to the best course of treatment.
If you have a medical emergency consult your healthcare provider immediately for a diagnosis and treatment of injuries, or alternately contact emergency services on “000” for an ambulance.