Is Depression Causing My Pain?

by Ted Jones, PhD, CPE Most of the people we see say they are depressed. A few have had some medical professional tell them that their depression is causing their pain. Is that possible? Can depression really cause pain? Well, in our view, your pain is not being caused by...

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What Is a TENS Unit and How Does it Work?

by Thad Mackiewicz, Jr. PT, MS, D, CSCS TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation.  This is a small device, about the size of a pack of cigarettes that runs on batteries.  It attaches to the skin, above and below or surrounding the place where the pain is located, with...

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