What are the recommended settings for a Tens 3000?

Here we will take a look at the recommended TENS 3000 settings for several common sources of pain, regarding treatment mode, intensity, and length of therapy session. Keep in mind that effective settings vary on an individual case basis. 
 
For low back pain you should set your TENS unit on Constant mode (otherwise known as C mode), with 260 pulse width and a 50 to 80hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable up till initial relief. Afterwards, apply for 30 minutes three times a day.  
 
For hip neuralgia, set on Modulation mode (otherwise known as M mode), with a 150 to 260 pulse width and an 80 to 120hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable during the first four days. Afterwards, apply for four daily hours. 

 
For sciatica, set on M mode, with a 260 pulse width and a 150hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable up till initial relief. Afterwards, apply three times a day for 30 minutes.
 
For shoulder pain, set on M mode, with a 260 pulse width and an 80 to 100hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable up till initial relief. Afterwards, apply three times a day for 20 to 30 minutes.
 
For cervical pain, set on C mode, with a 100 to 150 pulse width and a 60 to 100hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable up till initial relief. Afterwards, apply three times a day for 30 minutes.
 
For chronic hip pain, set on M mode, with a 200 pulse width and a 100hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable up till initial relief. Afterwards, apply three times a day for 30 minutes.
 
For carpal tunnel syndrome, set on C mode, with a 260 pulse width and a 100hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable up till initial relief. Afterwards, apply three times a day for 20 minutes.
 
For wrist pain, set on C mode, with a 260 pulse width and a 30 to 50hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable up till initial relief. Afterwards, apply three times a day for 30 minutes.

For elbow and forearm pain, set on C mode, with a 100 pulse width and a 100hz pulse rate, adjusted to the highest comfortable level of intensity. A 24 hour session is applicable up till initial relief. Afterwards, apply three times a day for 30 minutes.

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