What are the risks and side effects of TENS therapy?

A patient must know how to properly use the TENS device to avoid any damage or injury. There are typically no side effects when using TENS therapy. In rare cases, patients may have burns or rashes at the sites where the electrodes are placed. No other risks or side effects are known.

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