medical Definition of TENS
- For TENS, electrodes that send out tiny electric impulses are placed on the skin.
- —Dana Sullivan, Women's Sports & Fitness, July/August 1999
- The TENS runs on batteries and is the size of a beeper. It has small cables with pads on the end that deliver small electrical shocks to the area in pain.
- —Harry Wessel, The Chicago Tribune, 8 Jan. 1997
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