When you’re in pain, you get to a point where you’re willing to do just about anything to make it stop. Oftentimes just stretching and moving more will do the trick, but if you’re already pretty far gone you’re going to have to take baby steps to fix things. If you spend too much time in your chair working in front of your computer, you’ve probably noticed that your wrists, neck, shoulders, and lower back are all as tense as can be.
We are supposed to get up and stretch every two hours, but that only happens when we remember, and have the time to take those sort of breaks. If you need some relief from the pain now, the Physical Therapist’s Electrostimulation Pain Reliever could do some good. This is a TENS device that combines electrical pulses and heat to help your back feel better. The pulses block pain signals from reaching your brain, and the heat will help loosen knots while also improving circulation.
This is a wired setup, and the controller at the end of the line will let you choose one of six treatments that last between 10 and 30 minutes. There are 11 intensity settings so you can further customize your self-administered therapy. It comes with two gel pads which are reusable, and it can run off of 4 AA batteries, or by plugging into AC. There are also cold treatments as well as hot which work alongside the TENS treatment, which will give you quite a bit of options for this $149.95 device.
Available for purchase on Hammacher