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BUSER Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulator Device Design

Gökhan Nur *, Büşra Nur Barış, Büşra Levent, Buse Selin Sazaklıoğlu, Elvan Ak


The Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS) is one of the medical devices that uses electricity to stimulate the nerve and produce analgesic effects. A TENS device is a small battery-powered or city-powered device with ends attached to sticky pads called electrodes. TENS, with its main purpose of helping to reduce pain and muscle spasms, has a wide usage area, especially in arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic pelvic pain, knee pain, menstrual pain, low back pain, sports injuries, and atrophic muscle tissue cases. In this study, a Transcutaneous electrical stimulation device, which is one of the physical therapy methods performed by applying electrical energy, was designed. Designed device; it is easy to use, low cost, and suitable for patients, and ardunio is used for integration and programming.


TENS device, gate-control theory, oscilloscope, pertinax, breadboard

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