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TENS technology offers drug-free
relief for muscle and joint pain.

What is TENS Therapy?

Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation (TENS) Therapy uses low-voltage electrical currents to relieve pain. The electrical stimulation helps block pain signals traveling to the brain and produce natural painkillers. TENS therapy is drug-free, non-invasive, and works fast. TENS therapy made its way into homes after it was adapted from a clinic machine to a hand-held unit for patients use.

How TENS Machines Work

The key to TENS therapy is the use of electrical impulses to control the way the brain processes pain signals from affected areas. TENS allows the patient to control these impulses by restoring normal impulses from the body’s extremities to the spine. TENS accomplishes this through the production of natural “feel good” chemicals such as endorphins, enkephalins and dynorphins. TENS inhibits pain signals that originate from the spine and inhibits the function of nerves that may be abnormally excited.

Electrical current travels along nerves
Gel pads are placed on the affected area, and the user feels a deep massaging sensation. This is the electrical current traveling across the nerve fibers.

Pain signals are blocked
The electrical current inhibits pain signals from being sent and received by the brain’s pain center.

Natural painkillers are released
The body releases natural painkillers: endorphins, enkephalins, and dynorphins.

This has given me a positive outlook on life, I feel stronger, and I feel like nothing can stop me now.

- Brian, DR-HO’S customer

TENS Therapy Helps These Conditions:

  • Back pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Foot and ankle pain
  • Knee and hip pain
  • Nerve-related pain
  • Aches, pains, strains, and spasms

The Science Behind TENS

Dr. Stuart M. McGill conducted a study to determine the effectiveness of an at-home TENS device.

This study found that TENS therapy can:


Relieve pain
The study showed that patients reported a noticeable difference in their perceived levels of pain after using the TENS device for only 20 minutes.


Reduce muscle tension and spasms
The study found that using TENS therapy significantly reduced muscle tension and spasms in patients in one use.


Increase tissue oxygenation
Patients using TENS therapy were measured with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) technology and showed a measurable increase in blood flow and the rate of oxygen consumption in the body.


Increase circulation
The study demonstrated TENS therapy's ability to encourage blood circulation, promoting faster and more efficient transportation of nutrients to the body’s cells. Learn more about this clinical study

From Clinics to Homes: The Pain Therapy System Pro

For over 30 years, Dr. Michael Ho treated patients with chronic pain. After observing the positive impact TENS therapy was having on thousands of people’s lives, Dr. Ho decided to adapt the clinical TENS unit for at-home use. The Pain Therapy System Pro became a staple at-home healthcare device for people with painful conditions. Over one million Pain Therapy Systems have been sold worldwide.

Key Features of the Pain Therapy System Pro

  • Customizable options
  • Personalized intensity controls
  • 6 different massage modes
  • Auto-modulating pain relieving waves
  • Rechargeable, no batteries required
  • Auto-off timer
  • Doctor-developed, clinically tested
  • Able to treat more than one area at the same time

Success Stories

Thousands of people have found TENS therapy to be an effective solution for pain. DR-HO’S receives success stories from around the world about how customers overcame pain with the drug-free, non-invasive treatment. TENS can help a variety of people with a broad range of painful conditions. Discover personal success stories from the people that found relief with TENS therapy.

Download the TENS Buyer’s Guide Today


DR-HO'S TENS Buyer's Guide was written to help you understand more about the benefits of TENS therapy, and what to look for when shopping for a TENS device. In this short eBook we will answer the questions:

  • What is TENS?
  • How does TENS work?
  • What should I look for in a TENS Unit?
  • How do different TENS units compare?
  • And much more!

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