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Why would tens treatment cause more pain?

The last time it was put on my shoulder (during bout of frozen shoulder), the pain got so bad I had to ask the nurse to come in and remove it. I was actually crying. I had shoulder surgery a year later. Turned out my shoulder was shredded inside and they did everything but replace it. Light treatment did not help and I have tried almost every natural supplement for pain to no avail. I have run out of options which is why I am even considering the tens machine again.

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They set the frequency of the resonating pulses to high. Next, time ask them to stay/reset until you are able to accommodate the appropriate measure of treatment.

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It was set at the exact settings as they had always used on me without any issue. They even double checked it because they were surprised it hurt since I had used it before without pain.
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You can and should regulate the rhythm and intensity of your TENS unit to a tolerant level. Make sure you are applying the patches correctly.

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It was done in a medical office and had never caused pain before. I am sure they applied the patches correctly and used the proper level since they went by my chart from previous use. As mentioned...it never hurt until the last time when my shoulder was shredded.
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