There are endless natural treatments for pain, soreness, and discomfort. One of those treatments is percussion therapy. However, what is percussion therapy and how does it work? This blog breaks down what percussion therapy is and its benefits. What Is Percussion Therapy? Percussion therapy is a type of massage therapy that uses a massage gun […]
One of the most common pain areas that many Americans experience is back pain. Many experience back pain after years of stress and negative lifestyle factors. Back pain can seriously affect a person’s day-to-day lifestyle if it becomes severe and chronic. Thankfully, there are natural treatments for back pain. We’ll be discussing what the best […]
TENS and EMS units have changed a lot since their first designs in 1974. With new developments in technology, the look, feel, design, and effectiveness of TENS & EMS devices have improved drastically. However, what are the types of TENS & EMS units? We’ll be looking at the different types of devices that are available […]
Physical exercise is one of the many ways to live an active and healthy lifestyle. When your body uses its muscles, it repairs itself afterward so that your muscles can get bigger, stronger, and faster. However, the repair process leads to soreness and discomfort, which is a natural event. We’ll be going over the best […]
Sports injuries are common and can be very painful. Sports injuries, as well as achy muscles, can happen in any sport, but some sports are more prone to them than others. Also, certain positions or body parts are more likely to get injured than others during a sport. This blog will explain the different treatments […]
Chronic pain is a problem that affects millions of Americans. The pain can often be debilitating and interfere with your ability to live a normal life. Chronic pain can also affect every aspect of your life, including your physical and emotional health, finances, and relationships. The good news is that there are many things you […]
Knee wraps are used for a multitude of reasons, from knee pain to a stabilizer. They’re a type of compression wrap that may be used by athletes who participate in sports that require jumping or running, such as basketball and weightlifting. They may help to improve athletic performance and technique due to their stabilizing nature. […]
Electrode Pads are essential to using our HiDow TENS unit. Electrode Pads have gels on one side of them, so they are able to stick to their user’s skin. You can put an electrode pad on basically any part of your body. They are excellent for areas of your body that are sore or in […]
Flying on a plane can be stressful for anyone, especially with the anxiety of getting to the airport on time and going through security. You definitely want to make sure that you have a moment to relax. TENS & EMS technology therapy also works wonders with a massage gun. This blog will tell you whether […]
Anyone with lower back problems knows how much of a downer it is for your day-to-day life. As far as the best exercise machines go, it depends on what kind of lower back problem you have and if it’s a condition you have or a result of an injury you sustained. Let’s get into which […]
Neurostimulation therapy is a new, non-invasive treatment for chronic pain. It’s a treatment that uses electrical pulses to block pain signals from reaching the brain. It’s an alternative to medications or surgery and can be used on its own or in combination with other therapies. Neurostimulation therapy in TENS technology is a natural way to […]
Working out in summer means working out in the heat. Unfortunately, not everyone knows how to work out safely in the summer. A few different ways to work out in the summer may work for you. This blog will help you explore your options for working out in the summer. Stay Hydrated In The Heat […]
A well-rounded fitness training program should improve your functional capacity in each of the five fitness domains: cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, body composition, flexibility, muscular strength, and muscular endurance.
Electrical stimulation therapy is a popular treatment option for many sports injuries and musculoskeletal ailments. Electrical muscle stimulation is most commonly used as a pain relief technique, but it may also help improve muscle strength, range of motion, and flexibility. This is a non-invasive procedure that uses low-electrical voltage to stimulate the injury site and […]
There is no doubt that physical fitness is a good thing. It means you are healthier, and it also helps you to look good in the bargain. However, there are many factors that will affect your level of physical fitness.
Everybody has a different relationship to fitness. Of course, there are some people who seem to have a naturally positive relationship with fitness
Physical fitness attitudes are important because they affect the way we act and think. If you have a healthy attitude towards fitness, you’ll be more likely to adopt healthy behaviors.
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Did you know that soreness isn’t just a sign of an arduous workout? It’s also a sign of muscle damage—and that damage will only get repaired if you sleep enough!
You’ve been working hard for all that muscle, but you need to make sure you don’t lose it on vacation! Follow these tips and keep your muscle!
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There are a few things to keep in mind when using a TENS/EMS unit. Read this blog to find out if you should use a TENS/EMS unit!
There is some debate over whether or not TENS and EMS units are safe. Some people believe that they can cause adverse effects, while others claim that they are safe to use. More research is needed to determine the safety of these devices. However, in general, they appear to be safe when used appropriately. If […]
What is a TENS/EMS Unit? A TENS/EMS unit is a device that sends an electrical current to help relieve pain. Find out more with this Ultimate TENS/AMS unit FAQ!
How do you prevent pain? There are a number of remedies that people use to lower their pain levels. One of them is to use TENS/EMS machines. However, do TENS/EMS machines work? We’ll go over what they are and if TENS/EMS machines work on the body? What Is TENS/EMS? TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve […]
The best time to work on your health and fitness is today! Some of the best full-body exercises can be done with little to zero weight or accessories. While appropriate weight is important to push yourself it isn’t always necessary. We’ll be breaking down the best full-body exercises to push your fitness health. How Exercise […]
Your abdomen is the core that holds the chest up. Functioning with pain makes everyday living very difficult on the body. However, is there a way to treat abdomen pain? We’ll be going over certain devices that may help treat abdomen pain. Finding a solution for your health is the first step to recovery. Causes […]
Are you tired of feeling chronic pain? Consider using compression therapy devices. However, what is compression therapy? This treatment has been used by many to help their life. While many find other options, compression therapy may be a way to treat pain. How Compression Therapy Works In order to completely explain compression therapy, you must […]
Everything you eat affects your body. The total amount of calories, nutrients and vitamins you intake with each meal it plays a huge role. However, what are the best vitamins for health? We’ll be going over the best vitamins for health that can benefit your life. How Vitamins Impact The Body Vitamins can be taken […]
Your health starts with what you eat. Your diet should consist of multiple types of nutrients, minerals and vitamins. One way to make tracking your diet simpler is to learn how to count macronutrients. By tracking your diet then you’re also tracking your results for weight maintenance, weight loss and weight gain. What Are Macronutrients? […]
Living an active lifestyle means that you need to have the proper recovery to manage your body. While sleep and diet can significantly help with soreness management there are other options you should consider. There are many benefits of massage gun recovery that many people aren’t aware of. Usage For Massage Gun Recovery A massage […]
Your body relies on your legs to do the basic functions like moving. Without the full cooperation from your legs then it’s extremely difficult to move. Hamstring pain is a type of injury that may prevent you from having full-body mobility. We’ll be going over how to treat hamstring pain. Common Causes For Hamstring Pain […]
Getting enough physical activity every week is one of the best ways to lead a healthy lifestyle. Many choose sports to get in their weekly exercise. After certain training days then the body may be susceptible to sports injuries. We’ll be going over how to treat elbow sports injuries. Common Sports Injury Problems One of […]
It’s that time of year again where we’re looking for the perfect gift for our loved ones. However, are you stressed out about finding them something? Well, don’t worry! We’re breaking down the best holiday gift recovery devices. These gift ideas are perfect for anyone looking to find pain relief or soreness recovery. Best Recovery […]
For many people working desk jobs, there may come a time where your wrist starts to feel pain. Dealing with wrist pain can be an inconvenience since it prevents you from using your hands. The ability to maneuver and handle things with your hands is essential for your way of life. However, there are ways […]
If you’ve ever looked for a natural pain relief treatment then you’ve probably have come across TENS and EMS. These two forms of therapy have proven to be very beneficial for those suffering from chronic pain. However, what’s the difference between TENS and EMS? Well, there’s a distinct difference between the two that may help […]
December is a time where the family gets together and celebrates each other’s company. However, December also brings on lots of cold temperatures and tons of snow. When temperatures start to fall does your body start to feel more aches and pains? Many wake up asking themselves “why does my body hurt during cold months?” […]
The way you manage your body will reflect your overall health. Poor management of the body may cause major health issues. For some, chronic pain may be a result of poor health management. When it comes to chronic pain there are a few things to keep in mind. We’ll be breaking down 5 things to […]
Do you have back pain? Maybe one of the reasons why you’re experiencing back pain is because of your posture. Having poor posture may contribute to upper and lower back pain. We’ll be breaking down how to have perfect posture. What Is Posture? Posture refers to the way your body naturally holds itself when moving […]
As you get older then the longer it takes for your body to fully recover. Some days you’ll feel fine, but other days you’ll wake up feeling pain. However, should you ignore chronic pain? We’ll be breaking down why you should never ignore chronic pain as you get older. Chronic Pain Symptoms Chronic pain feels […]
Are you someone that loves a good run or jog? Cardiovascular exercise is one of the best ways to live an active lifestyle. A love to run also comes with soreness after a good workout. We’ll be breaking down how to treat runner’s knee. What Is Runner’s Knee? The term “runner’s knee” comes from pain […]
What you eat on a daily basis will affect your health over a long period of time. If your diet isn’t well-balanced then you’re placing yourself at risk for heart disease. However, choosing a diet that works best for you isn’t easy to find. We’ll be breaking down how to choose a diet. Importance Of […]
Sleep is vital for the mind and body. The brain and body cannot function without sleep. The importance of sleep is so dire that without it then you can’t function on a day to do basis. To express how important sleep is then we’ll be going over the benefits of sleep for recovery. Benefits Of […]
As summer comes to an end so does the rigorous training many people do to look their best. However, it’s important to remember that you’ve worked hard to look your best for summer. Keep that energy up by building stronger muscles when going into Fall. We’ll be breaking down 5 workouts for stronger muscles. Stronger […]
As you get older then the more important it is to listen to your body on a daily basis. An example of this is if you’re dealing with chronic physical pain. When this happens then get a diagnosis from a doctor immediately. If you’re experiencing nerve pain then there are many causes of nerve pain […]
Are you having trouble managing your weight? Losing weight is one of the toughest things anyone can do as they get older or have kids. While shredding fat does seem like a hard thing to do there is one thing you can do to get started. In fact, there are 5 ways to manage your […]
The best time to start an active lifestyle is when you are mentally and physically ready! Getting started is always the toughest part, but that shouldn’t stop you. HiDow is breaking down the best methods on how to start living an active lifestyle. Tips For An Active Lifestyle The first tip in how to live […]
No pain no gain, right? Well, there’s a little bit of truth behind this saying. You can use working out as a vessel to prevent pain. We’ll be breaking down 5 workouts to prevent pain. Workouts Through Pain Pain can set you back on major fitness goals and everyday life. Although workouts can cause soreness […]
The US is suffering from chronic pain. About 20 percent of Americans suffer from some sort of physical pain. Although pain can be deliberating on the body there is a way to treat it. HiDow provides medical treatment devices that can help those aches and pains. Here is how to find the right TENS/EMS unit […]
When living an active lifestyle, it’s essential to listen to your body to prevent injuries. Your body needs the proper nutrients, sleep, and flexibility to endure a workout. Not having enough of these three elements will make you highly susceptible to injuries. However, there are 5 lower back stretches you need to know to prevent […]
Are you tired of living with chronic pain? Well, there are 5 ways to use HiDow to relieve chronic pain and get your life back on track. HiDow offers a number of medical treatments to relieve chronic pain. Each treatment has benefits targeting a specific area that’s under pressure. Chronic Pain Relief In 2016, about […]
The importance of having a healthy back is absolutely dire to your life. Having back pain will prevent you from living your life to the fullest. A hurt back will keep you from doing everyday activities like walking, picking up your kids, bending down and standing up straight. In order to stop pain from entering […]
Chronic pain can be a thorn in your life if you’re suffering from it on a day-to-day basis. While some use prescription drugs to deal with it there are other alternatives. So, don’t let the aches and groans stop you from living your life to the fullest. One alternative to reduce chronic pain is using […]
As the country reopens from COVID-19 restrictions and people finally take much-needed vacation time one needs to be prepared for their travel experience. Long flights and jet lag can accumulate on the body, which can cause pain. With that pain comes a terrible overall experience if you are traveling for vacation or work. However, there […]
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We hope that these ideas help you find a way to relax without having to get out of your pajamas!
Here are some of the best muscle recovery tips for athletes!
In the summer, it’s really easy to get dehydrated. If you’re not drinking a lot of water then you are losing electrolytes. Electrolytes are minerals in your body that control how your muscles contract and move. You need those minerals to avoid cramping during intense workouts like sports or spin class. During this blog post, […]
Anyone who has seriously pursued physical fitness knows that a leg up on muscle growth and muscle recovery is a great thing. That being said, supplements such as creatine and pre-workouts can only carry you so far on your journey of muscle growth and recovery. Fortunately, there are options available to you, outside of more […]
Multi-stim TENS and EMS devices for therapy are being used by medical professionals and people just like you the world over. I’m sure you’ve heard a few things here or there about these devices such as the benefits and the convenience of using these HiDow devices but you probably have a few unanswered questions regarding […]
Whether you’ve been using HiDow multi-stim TENS and EMS devices for years or you’re brand new to the world of multi-stim, you’re probably wondering what the benefits of using a wired or wireless multi-stim device may be. With so many different HiDow multi-stim devices to choose from, it’s understandable why you may have questions about […]
June is men’s health month so now is the perfect time for you or the man in your life to take a step back and think about your health. There are a variety of health issues that disproportionately affect men in this country and it seems as though many men simply don’t have the knowledge […]
Are you on the fence about trying alternative pain management remedies such as multi-stim devices from HiDow International? You might be surprised to learn that using TENS and EMS devices is a quite popular form of pain management due to the incredible benefits of using TENS and EMS devices. What makes multi-stim devices such a […]
Are experiencing chronic shoulder pain? Shoulder pain can be some of the most painful and most uncomfortable pains to experience because it can limit the range of motion of your shoulder. What’s more, every time that you move your arm, you will feel discomfort and pain in your shoulder. There are two main types of […]
Are you curious about how multi-stim therapy works to ease pain? You’re not alone! Multi-stim technology is not widely understood outside of circles where folks use multi-stim on themselves or on their patients in physical therapy settings. With HiDow multi-stim TENS and EMS therapy, you can manage and ease pain quickly and conveniently. Here’s how! […]
If you’re new to Multi-Stim TENS and EMS therapy, then you are probably uncertain about how to safely use your new device. Like any other therapy or device that you use on your body, you want to be sure that you use it safely and as directed in order to avoid causing yourself accidental harm. […]
Are you looking for a few healthy habits to start this summer? Introducing new healthy habits into your daily routine one at a time is a great way to make sure that you can lock down healthy habits that compound over time so that you can steadily become the best version of yourself like you’ve […]
Are you looking for the best low impact workouts for summer? You’ve come to the right place. At HiDow we understand that sometimes the body needs active recovery in order to help keep you in shape while keeping aches and pains at bay. That’s why low impact workouts are some of our favorite workouts. You […]
At HiDow, we’re all too familiar with the constant struggle that comes with experiencing knee pains. From the most common knee pains such as popping and locking that results from worn down cartilage or strained ligaments. That’s why we’ve dedicated so much time to helping HiDow users like yourself find the best ways to manage […]
Have you been experiencing chronic ankle pains? Ankle pains are some of the most uncomfortable pains that you can experience and they greatly affect your ability to be mobile. From experience, we can tell you that ankle pains are no joke but luckily there are ways to manage the pain that are safe, time tested, […]
When you need to find instant pain relief from the aches and pains that affect your muscles and joints, you want to turn to HiDow for the best selection of multi-stim TENS + EMS devices on the market. But with so many options available to choose from, how can you know which multi-stim machines are […]
Are you looking for pain management tips to help you manage your pain with the latest Multi-Stim TENS + EMS device from HiDow International? Don’t worry, we have you covered. From understanding how to operate your device to choose the best ways to place electrode pads and more. Getting Familiar With Your HiDow Device The […]
Are you dealing with the aches and pains of carpal tunnel? Maybe it’s time you give TENS therapy a try and see what all of the commotions around HiDow TENS & EMS therapy devices are! Using a TENS machine for carpal tunnel can be a great way to alleviate some of the pain and discomfort […]
Do you wake up with back pain from a long night of sleeping (or lying awake) on an uncomfortable mattress? You may have looked into all of the remedies available from heating pads to TENS + EMS devices. If you have never used a Multi-Stim device like the kind found at HiDow, then you must […]
Are you experiencing elbow pain that has you searching high and low for pain relief? Why not try TENS therapy for elbow pain relief? TENS therapy is one of the most effective ways that you can treat joint pain and discomfort from elbow pain caused by a dislocated elbow, tennis elbow, sprains, and even arthritis! […]
TENS & EMS devices offer so much relief to people who live with chronic pain whether it is muscular or related to joints and ligaments. If you’ve been living with one of the various forms of arthritis and you’re looking for instant relief, then you’ve come to the right place. At HiDow we provide the […]
Are you an avid TENS & EMS user for pain management? Do you suffer from chronic pain, arthritis, or are you prone to reoccurring muscle injuries? If you answered yes to any of these, you may find it beneficial to keep track of your TENS sessions with your HiDow device to learn more about how […]
Do you experience chronic pain in your muscles or in your joints? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans live with chronic pain and while many people turn to traditional pain management methods such as prescription pain medication, there are other pain management therapies available. One of the ways that you can treat pain without the […]
Do you live with chronic or acute muscle or joint pains that keep you from doing the activities that you love? When you experience discomfort on a daily basis, it can really get in the way of living your life the way that you want to. While you could medicate for pain relief, the negative […]
Are you getting acquainted with your new HiDow International TENS and EMS device? We have some of the best TENS devices available on the market because of the incredibly simple interface and robust settings and modes. With so many to choose from, choosing just one that you love can be difficult! So how can you […]
So you just purchased your first TENS machine and you’re ready to start using it, but you’re just not quite sure how to use it! That’s alright, using a TENS machine for the first time can be a little tricky, especially if you aren’t using a HiDow model. We’re here to help you learn how […]
If you’re new to the world of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS), then you’re probably unfamiliar with all of the incredible models and versions of the e-stim products that are available for personal use! TENS and EMS devices are used to provide pain relief and pain management for a wide variety of issues from stiff […]
Are you looking for the best ways to utilize TENS devices from HiDow? No matter what reason you need to use a TENS, EMS, or E Stim device HiDow provides you with the best devices to help with everything you need from post-workout recoveries to arthritis management. Here are the best ways that you can […]
Whenever you’re introduced to a new device or tool that can be used to help get rid of the discomfort of muscle aches, arthritis, and general muscle pains it’s important to ensure that you are using the device properly. This is especially true when you are using a HiDow TENS/EMS device. TENS and EMS use […]
Okay, we’re not saying that bread isn’t one of the best inventions ever— it is. But as someone who was introduced to e-stim therapy early on in life thanks to a few gnarly soccer-related injuries, I can say that TENS therapy has been an incredibly beneficial tool for working out, recovering, and relieving the uncomfortable […]
Healthy Eating Habits for December Eating healthy during the holidays is always a challenge because there are just so many great opportunities to gather with friends and family to enjoy a nice winter feast. While large communal dinners may not be on the menu this year, it is still important to approach your holiday diet […]
The lower back is one of the most common parts of your body to experience stiff and sore muscles. Your lower back is vulnerable to poor posture from sitting at a desk all day, to sports-related injuries, and to the general aches and pains that come with aging. While lower back pain is common, it […]
Staying in shape throughout this year has been a challenge. From COVID-19 causing many gyms to shut their doors temporarily to the upcoming holiday season where large carbohydrate-dense meals are sure to be plentiful it’s important to get your at-home workouts in. Apart from your daily cardio routine, you should also focus on working out […]
Every athlete knows what it’s like to feel tender, sore muscles. We wear them like a badge of honor knowing that we put in serious work at the gym, at practice, or during our class. Muscle pains can be a completely normal thing to experience when you are active, but it’s important to understand how to manage muscle pains in between workouts so that you can continue to put in work.
TENS devices from HiDow are a common staple at physical therapists’ offices because they are widely used to treat a wide range of aches and pains. But beyond the everyday use of TENS for pain treatments, physical therapists are getting creative with the ways in which they are using TENS in and out of the office.
Have you ever wondered what all of the hype around TENS and EMS devices at HiDow was? These wonderful devices are known as E-Stim devices (short for electrical muscle stimulation). E Stim therapy is an increasingly popular method of muscle stimulation and recovery that is being used by physical therapists and fitness professionals alike for its incredible benefits. If you’re unfamiliar with how E Stim therapy works, you’re not alone. It’s an emerging field, so we’ve broken down the basics of E Stim so that you can better understand it. If you’re interested in learning more about TENS/EMS, check out the HiDow News Channel.
It’s needless to say that the past few months have been insanely difficult for everyone. COVID 19 threw a wrench in a lot of people’s plans, especially fitness plans for many who were in the routine of going to the gym and working out socially with accountability buddies. The bad news is that our fitness routines may have hit a road bump, but the good news is that you’re not alone! Many others just like you are trying to get back into a fitness routine. Luckily, as gyms and recreation areas begin to open up again, you’re sure to meet people who share your same experience, your friends here at HiDow included! As you restart your fitness routine, remember these tips that will help set you up for success!
Each year, thousands of people experience the effects of breast cancer either through their own diagnosis or those around them. Breast cancer is an incredibly significant issue that affects as many as one in eight women. Each year, there are an estimated additional 270,000 cases of breast cancer so it is important to bring awareness to this issue not only in October which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month but also year-round. Join HiDow this October in helping us raise awareness around this issue that affects many of us across the United States and around the globe.
If you’re familiar with TENS and EMS devices, you know that there quite a few different options in the HiDow catalog. It can be difficult to decide which one is best for you to use! Well, there are quite a few different options depending on what kind of use you need to get out of your TENS unit. Today, let’s look at which TENS unit is best suited for at-home use. This is important because receiving the incredible benefits of muscle stimulation shouldn’t be reserved exclusively for visits to your physical therapist. Now that TENS devices are more affordable and as convenient as ever, you can start to use them for your at-home workout routines! Here are our top picks for the best TENS unit for home use.
Are you getting in the grove of working out at home where you can self-isolate rather than going out to the gym during COVID-19? You’re not alone. Right now, gym enrollment and attendance are way down because many people are choosing to stay at home for isolation workouts rather than risking getting sick at the gym. Working out at home can be incredibly liberating because you are in the comfort of your own home (or garage) and you don’t have to worry about impressing others or looking kind of silly while you do burpees. You can even incorporate your TENS/EMS device at home into your home workout routine which can help stimulate your muscles and nerves for better workouts, quicker recovery times, and an overall better at-home workout.
Are the electrode pads for your HiDow TENS unit just not sticking the way that they used to when they were brand new? That’s alright, it’s naturally going to happen over time with use. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t take initiative to make your TENS pads stick again or even better, make them stick longer!