Use this TENS unit placement chart as a handy reference to guide you when placing your TENS or EMS electrodes on your body during pain relief treatments. If you consult with a medical professional about using your TENS unit, they will likely be able to assist you further in determining the best place to put your electrodes for your specific pain symptoms. Placing the electrodes in the proper area is the first step to acheiving the most benefit from your TENS or EMS unit.



  • Clean and dry the skin at the prescribed area thoroughly with soap and water prior to application of electrodes.
  • Insert the lead wire into the pin connector in the pre-wired electrodes.
  • Remove the electrodes from the protective liner and apply the electrodes firmly to the treatment site.

Very Important!

  • Do not apply to broken skin.
  • The electrodes should be discarded when they are no longer adhering.
  • The electrodes are intended for single patient use only.
  • If irritation occurs, discontinue use and consult your physician.
  • Read the instruction for use of self-adhesive electrodes before application.

Care and Storage

  • Between uses, store the electrodes in the resealed bag in a cool dry place.
  • It may be helpful to improve repeated application by spreading a few drops of cold water over the adhesive and turn the surface up to air dry. Over Saturation with water will reduce the adhesive properties.


  • Lift at the edge of electrodes and peel; do not pull on the lead wires be cause it may damage the electrodes.
  • Place the electrodes on the liner and remove the lead wire by twisting and pulling at the same time.

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