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List of ContraindicationsUpdated 2 years ago

Consult with your physician before using this device if you are in the care of a physician.

  • Do not use this device if you have a cardiac pacemaker, implanted defibrillator, or other implanted electronic device, or are connected to high frequency surgical equipment. 
  • Do not use this device over your eyes, mouth, face, front of neck, head, chest , or across your heart because this could cause severe muscle spasms resulting in difficulty in breathing and other adverse effects. 
  • Do not use this device while driving, operating machinery, or during any activity in which electrical stimulation can put you at risk of injury. 
  • Do not use this device over open wounds or rashes, or over swollen, red, infected, or inflamed areas or skin eruptions (e.g., phlebitis, thrombophlebitis, varicose veins). 
  • Do not use this device over metallic implants or in proximity to, cancerous lesions. 
  • Do not use this device on children. 
  • Do not use this device in the presence of electronic monitoring equipment (e.g., cardiac monitors, ecg alarms), which may not operate properly when the electrical stimulation device is in use. 
  • Do not use this device when in the bath, shower or other sources of moisture. 
  • Do not use this device while sleeping. 
  • Do not use this device on abnormal skin, or skin that is not clean & healthy. 
  • Do not operate in close proximity (e.g. 1 m) to shortwave or microwave therapy equipment as it may produce instability in the device output. 
  • Do not use this device if you are susceptible to rhythm disturbances to the heart unless under direction of your physician. 
  • Do not use this device if you are pregnant, or suspect that you are pregnant, unless under the direction of your physician. 
  • If you have suspected or diagnosed heart disease, you should follow precautions recommended by your physician. 
  • If you have suspected or diagnosed epilepsy, you should follow precautions recommended by your physician. 
  • Use this device with caution if you have a tendency to bleed internally, such as following an injury or fracture. 
  • Consult with your physician prior to using this device after a recent surgical procedure, because stimulation accelerates the healing process. 

NOTE: Stop using this device and consult your physician if your pain does not improve, becomes more than mild, or continues for more than five days. 

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