Wrist, Hand and Finger Electrode Placements

Anterior Wrist Pain

Wrist Pain - Anterior

Use E-Set Electrodes

The small round electrode is placed directly over the primary point of pain. In the example above the pain is presenting itself on the anterior side of the wrist.

The larger rectangular electrode is placed across the posterior side of the wrist as shown. Make sure there is 0.5 - 1 inch of space between the electrodes. If the patient can articulate their wrist, make sure the electrodes cannot touch one another. If the wrist is small, the rectangular electrode may be placed along the posterior side of the wrist.

Posterior wrist pain

Wrist Pain - Posterior Side

Use E-Set Electrodes

The small round electrode is placed directly over the primary point of pain. In the example above, the pain presents on the posterior side of the wrist.

The larger rectangular electrode is placed across the posterior side of the wrist as shown. Make sure there is 0.5 - 1 inch of space between the electrodes. If the patient can articulate their wrist, make sure the electrodes cannot touch one another. If the wrist is small, the rectangular electrode may be placed along the anterior side of the wrist.

Finger Pain

Finger Pain

Use E-Set Electrodes

The small round electrode is placed directly over the primary point of pain. In the example above the pain presents on a joint of the index finger.

The larger rectangular electrode is placed across the anterior of the wrist.

Thumb Pain

Pain at the Base of the Thumb

Use E-Set Electrodes

The small round electrode is placed directly over the primary point of pain. In the example above the pain presents at the base of the thumb.

The larger rectangular electrode is placed across the anterior of the wrist as shown. Make sure there is 0.5 - 1 inch of space between the electrodes. The larger rectangular electrode may be wrapped around the far side of the wrist to ensure enough spacing between the two electrodes.