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Wrist, Hand & Finger Pain

Posterior Wrist Pain
Posterior Wrist Pain (e.g. Sprains, Strains, Tendinosis)

E-set: For pain occurring on the posterior side of the wrist, the small round Primary Electrode should be placed directly over the pain site as shown above. The rectangular Secondary Electrode should generally be placed across the anterior of the wrist in an opposing position to the location of the round Primary Electrode, also as shown in the photo above.

Make sure the small round Primary Electrode and the rectangular Secondary Electrode do not touch each other and that there is at least 0.5 inches of spacing between them.

The use of a cohesive self adhering wrap, elastic bandage or velcro strap is recommended to hold both the round Primary Electrode and rectangular Secondary Electrode in place.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

osterior Wrist Pain
Posterior Wrist Pain – Alternative Placement of Rectangular Electrode for Small Diameter Wrists

E-set: If the patient has a small diameter wrist, for pain occurring on the posterior side of the wrist, the small round Primary Electrode should still be placed directly over the pain site (small round electrode is hidden from view in the photo above).

In order to prevent the electrodes from touching one another, the rectangular Secondary Electrode may be placed along the wrist instead of across the wrist in an opposing position to the small round Primary Electrode as shown in the photo above.

Make sure the rectangular Secondary Electrode stays off of the forearm and is partially covering the proximal end of the palm of the hand also as shown in the photo above.

The use of a cohesive self adhering wrap, elastic bandage or velcro strap is recommended to hold both the round Primary Electrode and rectangular Secondary Electrode in place.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Finger Sprain at Base of Thumb
Finger Sprain at Base of Thumb (e.g. UCL Sprain)

E-set: For pain occurring at the base of the thumb, for example from a thumb or UCL sprain, the small round Primary Electrode is placed over the pain site at the base of the thumb. The rectangular Secondary Electrode is placed in an opposing position across the far side of the wrist as shown in the photo above.

Make sure the small round Primary Electrode and the rectangular Secondary Electrode do not touch each other and that there is at least 0.5 inches of spacing between them.

The use of a cohesive self adhering wrap, elastic bandage or velcro strap is recommended to hold both the round Primary Electrode and rectangular Secondary Electrode in place.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Anterior Wrist Pain
Anterior Wrist Pain (e.g. Sprains, Strains, Tendinosis)

E-set: For pain occurring on the anterior side of the wrist, the small round Primary Electrode should be placed directly over the pain site as shown above. The rectangular Secondary Electrode should generally be placed across the posterior of the wrist in an opposing position to the location of the round Primary Electrode, also as shown in the photo above.

Make sure the small round Primary Electrode and the rectangular Secondary Electrode do not touch each other and that there is at least 0.5 inches of spacing between them.

The use of a cohesive self adhering wrap, medical tape, elastic bandage or velcro strap is recommended to hold both the round Primary Electrode and rectangular Secondary Electrode in place.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Anterior Wrist Pain
Anterior Wrist Pain – Alternative Placement of Rectangular Electrode for Small Diameter Wrists

E-set: If the patient has a small diameter wrist, for pain occurring on the anterior side of the wrist, the small round Primary Electrode should still be placed directly over the pain site (small round electrode is hidden from view inthe photo above).

In order to prevent the electrodes from touching one another, the rectangular Secondary Electrode may be placed along the posterior side of the wrist instead of across the wrist in an opposing position to the small round Primary Electrode as shown in the photo above.

Make sure the rectangular Secondary Electrode stays off of the forearm and is partially covering the proximal end of the back of the hand also as shown in the photo above.

The use of a cohesive self adhering wrap, medical tape, elastic bandage or velcro strap is recommended to hold both the round Primary Electrode and rectangular Secondary Electrode in place.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Finger Pain
Finger Pain (e.g. Pain at Metacarpal Phalangeal or Interphalangeal Joint)

E-set: For pain occurring in a metacarpal phalangeal or interphalangeal joint, the small round Primary Electrode is placed directly over the pain site.

The rectangular Secondary Electrode is placed across the anterior side of the wrist as shown in the photo above. An alternative comfortable location to receive stimulation is the rectangular Secondary Electrode may also be placed across the posterior of the wrist.

If the space is available, the anterior side of the wrist is the most comfortable location to receive stimulation from the rectangular Secondary Electrode regardless of the location of the round Primary Electrode on the hand or finger.

The use of a cohesive self adhering wrap, medical tape, elastic bandage or velcro strap is recommended to hold both the round Primary Electrode and rectangular Secondary Electrode in place.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Lateral Wrist Pain
Lateral Wrist Pain (e.g. Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Sprain, Tendinosis)

E-set: For pain from a Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) injury, for example a TFCC wrist sprain, the small round Primary Electrode is placed over the pain site on the lateral side of the wrist. The rectangular Secondary Electrode is placed in an opposing position across the medial side of the wrist as shown in the photo above.

Make sure the small round Primary Electrode and the rectangular Secondary Electrode do not touch each other and that there is at least 0.5 inches of spacing between them.

The use of a cohesive self adhering wrap, medical tape, elastic bandage or velcro strap is recommended to hold both the round Primary Electrode and rectangular Secondary Electrode in place.

Body Position: The patient should rest their forearm in their lap and hold a ball or a rolled up towel to keep their fingers in a comfortable position.

Warning: Electrodes must not touch each other.