Medical Purpose

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The established principles of electrotherapy are followed throughout our educational information. In general this means:

  • TENS functions are for pain relief and relaxation

  • EMS functions are for rehabilitation and muscle strengthening

  • ECS functions are for circulation and healing of damaged musculoskeletal tissue

These functions apply to men and women, most types of pain and most types of injuries.

In addition we offer information on 3 quite specific applications:

  • Labour

  • Menstruation

  • Incontinence


TENS explained

TENS is more than just a machine. It is a form of electrotherapy used by medical professionals since the early 1970s.

Unfortunately, it is still not necessarily widely understood, and so we offer a summary of the key points of interest for those wishing to learn more.


TENS instructions

And for those who have already become clients of ActivLIfe, here is our full after-sales offering:


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