Hi-Dow AcuXP Micro Physical Therapy – The HiDow AcuXP TENS unit is designed for the players who are always on the go. This unit is a very good one and provides a great massage experience.
It comes with 8 predefined massage modes which helps to relax your muscles, alleviate joint pain and improve your muscle performance.
This TENS unit addresses the aching muscles using Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) technology, and this is why so many people are shifting from medication to this device which manages pain effectively.
The technology has been trusted by Physical therapists, doctors, personal trainers and pain management clinics since the 1960s.
The HiDow AcuXP TENS device has been used by major leagues such as NHL.This TENS and EMS devices are used by athletes to prevent injuries and perform like a champion.
The AcuXP-Micro evenly distributes the blood flow to the body and cuts the workout time in half.
Feature And Programs
One of the best things about HiDow AcuXP is that it has 8 different massage modes. All of these modes provide different benefits than the other.
You can alternate these modes to enhance your massage experience, and it will also make every massage session unique and interesting.
The scraping mode is the one we enjoyed so much, you can select it from the 8th massage mode of this unit. This mode delivers short impulses to your muscles and helps to relieve the back pain.
Using this mode regularly will improve your lower back health and posture as well. You know what ? Your back will feel brand new and flexible after using this massage program.
The predefined alternating massage modes of this TENS unit are super beneficial. The sixth massage technique combines the tapping and kneading techniques which provides a great massage experience.
These techniques are most popular among the users as they prove to be very helpful. The tapping and kneading massage techniques help to relieve muscle pain and improve overall health of muscles.
Every person can’t use a TENS device with the same intensity, right ? Don’t worry, with this device you get an amazing feature of adjustable massage intensity.
You can choose any level between 1-20 as per your own comfort and needs. The difference between initial levels isn’t that noticeable, but as you raise them to higher levels it gets really intense.
You should always start from the low intensity level and gradually increase as the time passes.
Never start using this device at a higher massage intensity level as soon as you place the pads on your body, because this might lead to discomfort and even some injuries.
The Hi-Dow AcuXP unit has single output, yet it comes with two pairs of single sided adhesive electrode pads. Among the pairs of pads one is larger than the other, so you can connect whichever you want to the machine.
You should use the larger pads when targeting larger areas of your body like chest or back muscles. The smaller pads are useful to target specific muscle groups.
These pads are reusable and if you use them as the manufacturer recommends , they are durable as well.
The reason why this unit is easy to use is because of its lightweight & compact design. This is why it is easy to carry this TENS unit to everywhere you go, and you can even use it while you are travelling.
The HiDow is a small device yet packs a strong punch, so you should be handling it carefully.
- Technology Used : TENS, EMS
- Battery Time : Built-in Lithium Battery
- Massage Modes : 8
- Output : Single
- Weight : 0.62 lbs
- Pads : 4
Warranty & Service
The HiDow AcuXP TENS unit offers a two year limited warranty. The warranty is applied to every material and defects that you notice in the first two years of use.
The manufacturer will repair or replace any defective device. However, you will have to support the return shipping costs.
And if you want to extend your warranty to a lifetime then you’ll need to pay some extra money.
- Very Good For Pain Relief :
This TENS unit is great at reducing or eliminating muscle pain for every user. All the massage modes of this device are specially designed to relax and rejuvenate your muscles, and they prove to be very effective at.
- Good Battery Life :
You will be able to use this unit for two long weeks without even recharging it. Though it does depend on the length of your massage session. The battery can last up to 50 hours based on the features you use.
- Instruction Manual Could Be Better :
We found the instruction manual of this device. very disappointing. It could be more informative about some of the portable TENS unit’s features and programs.
- Short Wire :
The wire which separates the massage pads is not long, so you will have to place them close together. Therefore you must keep this unit close to your body.