- 7 years ago
- Wedding: December 2010
In high school I was a swimmer and had really bad rotator cuff issues (shoulder issues), my physical therapist gave me a TENS unit and that combined with the PT strengthened everything to where I no longer have any issues.
My birth class instructor brought up the use of a TENS unit during labor last night, and seeing as I already own one I immediately started researching the pros and cons of using one during labor. It appears as though there are no negative side effects of using one, but I wanted to hear from any ladies on WB who had used this method of pain management… good or bad.
One would think that sending electrical pulses through the site of pain (back, feet, etc) would be adverse, but all the research I’ve done says it’s perfectly safe.