Obi TENS - Obstetric TENS Machine
Babycare TENS – The Obi TENS is digital, simple, versatile and perfect for those painful moments during labour. It is one of the most effective, portable, affordable TENS machines available today.
The Obi TENS can also be used for post labour pain such as shoulder, back, period pain and much more. It is safe and easy to use, with NO side-effects for the mother or baby. This unit enables mothers to remain mobile, in control of their pain relief and can assist with a natural and drug-free labour. The Obi TENS is designed to be used as soon as labour begins i.e. at home as well as in hospital.
At the onset of labour, simply apply the 4 pads on the back as shown in the instructions and switch the TENS unit on. There will be a pleasant pulsing sensation. This will help to raise the level of pain relieving chemicals known as endorphins. When experiencing a contraction, press the boost button for the extra surge of power needed to combat the pain. When the contraction ends, press the boost button again it’s that simple
TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) has successfully been used for many years by medical professionals and patients worldwide to treat pain.
TENS works by means of electrode pads, soothing pulses are transmitted across the skin to reduce pain sensation. TENS can also stimulate the body to increase its own natural pain relieving chemicals known as Endorphins.
TENS can relieve numerous pain conditions such as arthritis, neck pain, back pain, osteoporosis pain, sciatica, sprains and sports injuries, period pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraine, phantom limb pain, postoperative pain and many more.
Supplied with: two leads (and one spare), two AAA batteries (and two spare), four self-adhesive electrodes 40 x 100 mm, neck cord, instruction manual and soft carrying pouch.
Display: The LCD has a total of 13 display segments. The array of Level Bars consists of 10 LCD Level Bar. In addition, 2 individual LCD segments respectively indicate the Modes (i.e. Burst and Boost). The last LCD segment is used to illuminate the low battery indicator
Mode: 2 operation modes burst and boost
Burst: Frequency (HZ) 32, Pulse Width (µs) 200, Pulse Pattern 2 bursts per second and 8 pulses per burst
Boost: Frequency (HZ) 80, Pulse Width (µs) 100, Pulse Pattern constant pulse
Output Channel: ONE Channel
Output Voltage: 0 – 100V (zero-to-peak) across a 500 ohms load; adjustable in 10 steps
Output Intensity: 200mA (max.) into a 500 ohms load
Output Waveform: Symmetrical Mono-phasic rectangular
Output Jacks CE Touch-proof jacks
Battery: 2 X1.5V AAA Battery (Type LR03)
Battery Low Detect: 2.2V±0.1V
Tolerances All output parameters are subjected to a ±10% tolerance unless other specified.
This unit is fully compliant with EEC Directive 93/42/EEC, classified as internally powered equipment type BF. It is intended for continuous operation.
Contraindications: TENS/EMS units must not be used by patients using a demand type pacemaker. Pregnant women and patients who have any heart disease should seek medical advice before using TENS/EMS. Never use TENS/EMS to mask undiagnosed pain as this could require urgent treatment. TENS/EMS should NOT be used when driving or operating machinery. Supplied with English instructions only.