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Warnings And Precautions

Warnings And Precautions

 

It is safe for most people to use TENS/EMS. However, the electrical impulses that a TENS/EMS unit produces may cause a buzzing, tingling, or prickling sensation, which some people may find uncomfortable. In very rare occasions, an electrical current will be too intense for a patient, causing burning or irritation on the skin.

Contraindications:

DO NOT use the device if you have any of the following medical conditions:

  • An implanted cardiac pacemaker, defibrillator or other implanted metallic or electronic device.
  • Are pregnant.
  • Have epilepsy.


It is recommended that you consult your medical practitioner before use if you:

  • Have been diagnosed with cancer.
  • Have suffered acute trauma or a recent surgical procedure.
  • Have cardiac problems or cardiac disease.
  • Have an abdominal hernia.
  • Have venous thrombosis.

The device is intended for use by adults. Use on children is possible, but should only occur with adult supervision.


Warnings:

  • Stimulation should not be applied directly over the heart, on the neck area or on the temples.
  • Apply the electrode pads only to normal, intact, clean skin.
  • Do not apply over open wounds or over swollen or infected areas.
  • Never use the device while driving, operating machinery or during activities in which involuntary muscle contractions may endanger yourself or others.
  • Never immerse the device in any liquid.
  • Never use the device while sleeping.
  • This device should only be used with the accessories provided by the manufacturer.

Adverse Reactions:


If you experience skin irritations or any other adverse reactions then treatment should be stopped immediately. You should consult with your medical practitioner about further use of the device.