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Posted by: Michelle | 2008/02/05

Re: TOS QUESTION 1467

Thanks to both for the answer, is it because of nerve compression that i sufer with TOS?

Also where can i get a TENS machine, I've also been on the Tramal does not work either.

Thanks
Michelle

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Dear Michelle
A Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator, more commonly referred to as a TENS unit, is an electronic device that produces electrical signals used to stimulate nerves through unbroken skin.
Provider: http://www.alco.co.za/Comstim_TENS.htm
TOS causes pressure on the nerves of your arms. Read more about TOS at http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/DS00800/DSECTION=all&METHOD=print
Have you tried physiotherapy?
Dr Bets

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