The Zynex Nexwave is an FDA-approved medical device to treat chronic and acute pain. It is non-invasive and nonpharmacological alternative to pain medication.
The device is similar to a TENS unit in which you attach electrodes to the treatment area and start a treatment cycle. It has 3 setting including TENS setting. The NMES setting is great for muscle spasm and neuromuscular rehab and the IFC setting is geared towards pain management. In fact, the IFC setting is 40 times stronger than TENS and may deliver from 1-8 hours of pain relief.
The device is a good option pain treatment because it may help you reduce your use pain medication including prescription and over-the-counter medications and help you return to your normal activities of daily living.
For more information about this device and to determine if it is right for you, talk to your healthcare provider.
Brooke Steiger, NP