TENS refers to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. The TENS machine passes an electrical current through different sets of pads placed on different parts of your body. That current helps to relieve pain by disrupting the transmission of pain signals by your nervous system. This article discusses some precautions that you should keep in mind if you would like to use this machine as a pain relief mechanism. Be Careful If Pregnant
If you're facing any type of surgery and your doctor has recommended robotic surgery for the procedure, you may have some questions about what this includes and what the term "robotic" actually means. You might also wonder why your doctor would recommend this over other standard surgical procedures. Note a few commonly asked questions about robotic surgery and then be sure to discuss these with your doctor if you still have concerns about his or her recommendation for you.