TEND - Tendon Therapy Device Review
When you have been working for several hours in your computer with your mouse and is in need for a quick massage on your wrist or your overworked hands without having to go somewhere or use a full sized massager with the risk of too much pressure, then Tend is an ultimate tool for recovery.
Tend is a cutting-edge technology that offers non-invasive and effective treatment for a range of tendon injuries. This innovative therapy uses a combination of vibration patterns and electrical stimulation to stimulate the body's natural healing process and promote tendon recovery. If you have tendon pain in your more delicate areas such as your wrist, knees elbows, ankles or your hands, then this device is more effective.
Marketed as smallest & most portable massage gun, for ultra-targeted joint & tendon pain relief
With six vibrational stimulation patterns and four speed level settings to ease the sore tendons, Tend delivers as a rechargeable device which the battery lasts for around 1 hour. The device is small and compact enough for you to carry it around and easy to use as well we being waterproof means you can use it with warm or cold water for relief.
Unlike traditional treatment methods such as surgery or medication, Tend is a non-invasive option that offers minimal discomfort and a faster recovery time.
Tend can be used for various tendon injuries, including tendinitis and tendinosis, and has shown promising results in improving tendon healing and reducing pain. In this way, Tend represents a new frontier in tendon therapy and may provide a valuable treatment option for those suffering from tendon injuries.
This article will feature Tend’s key features to specification, highlighting its pros and cons and finally detailing on the device’s performance through reviews. If you are perhaps wondering to invest in one, keep reading below.
KEY FEATURES AT A GLANCE
"Tend is best used on a daily basis with an extra session recommended before any game or workout to ease any pain, free up movement and allow you to achieve your potential." tend.global.com
IS TEND EFFECTIVE FOR TENDON RELIEF?
Designed like a mini baseball bat or a drumstick, with one end thicker and larger for handle and the other lower half, narrower aluminium built for tendon massage. Tend device is compact and portable with only 13cm long and 150g in it’s weight. Which means you can carry it around in your handbag to work or to gym or training.
Its is designed simplistically for anyone to use it with it’s built-in interface with just one power button for on and off which is in the device top of the larger end with FDA grade body safe silicon.Hence, the device is well built with good durability.
“Furthermore, the device’s lower-half (which is the part that’s used for targeting any tendon / area of the body experiencing pain, swelling, stiffness or lack of blood-circulation) is completely made from FDA-grade recycled aluminum, which ultimately gives the whole device a fairly durable construction that, most importantly, is completely skin-safe.” gadgetgram.com
Tend is also waterproof–perfect to use in a hot or cold bath during recovery.
Twist the product apart in two pieces to access the charging ports, fully recharge in only two hours, and use the device at max speed and settings for at least an hour of run time.
Although Tend is new to the market with just over a year, the user reviews we gathered so far is 100% positive. Users were mainly from people suffering tendinopathy and many other types of tendon-related pain.Such as from osteoarthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or soreness in their tendons.
All reviews conveys effectiveness of the device to relieve the pain when used regularly. Tend being portable, rechargeable and easy to use is one of the winning point of the device based on the reviews.
Regardless, as this is fairly a new product on the market, this device may not give the professional treatment provided by at a health care centre unless you are trained or doing it under a professional supervision, as Tend is marketed as a convenient easy-to-use home treatment that is both cost effective for tendon pain and sore, stiffness and swelling. It is also key to follow the guide of the device and use it efficiently ignorer to get the ultimate result from Tend.
REVIEWS FROM MEDICAL COMMUNITY
Tend has been studied in clinical trials and has shown promising results in promoting tendon healing and reducing pain in patients with tendon injuries. In one study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, researchers found that Tend therapy was effective in improving tendon healing and reducing pain in patients with patellar tendinopathy.
In another study published in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, researchers found that Tend therapy was effective in reducing pain and improving function in patients with Achilles tendinopathy.
Overall, Tend has been reviewed positively in the medical community as a non-invasive and effective treatment option for various tendon injuries. However, as with any medical treatment, results may vary depending on individual circumstances and the severity of the injury. It's important to consult with a qualified healthcare provider to determine if Tend is the right treatment option for your specific needs.
WHAT ARE THE PROS & CONS?
HOW TO USE TEND DEVICE FOR TENDON THERAPY?
The device comes with a guide, and is ultra easy with the only on and off button on the silicon top of the device which you use it to on and hold it towards the treatment area and tip if to the targeted tandon area. It comes with six vibration pattern and four speed levels which you can choose.
Tend comes with a user manual with the 6 vibration patterns stated in drawings and with a charging cable.
To charge the device, simply twist the middle between aluminium lower half and silicon handle.
And the ON and OFF button are designed on the top silicon head, which you simply has to press it.
It’s built-in interface with just one power button for on and off which is in the device top of the larger end with FDA grade body safe silicon. Simply press it to turn it on.
To charge the device, simply twist the middle between aluminium lower half and silicon handle and plug the cable in, and your device in ON charging.
Once you plug in the device for charging, the LED on the top will glow. Tend takes two hours for a full charge.
Photo Credit: Gadgeteer.com
According to the Tend user guide below is how to use Tend.
Easily click the single button on the end of the device to try out each vibration and level setting of your choice. Tend recommends to slowly start incorporating the therapy into your at-home routine at your own pace, and work up to 10 minutes on each pain area gently press massaging with the device.
If the tendon is close to the ankle of knee joint, gently work Tend along the edges of the tendon close to the joint, while working closer to gently press and maximise effective vibration.
Move slowly up and down the length of the tendon and local muscle, maintaining an even pressure, focus on the more painful area of the muscle with a little longer period of time. Massage it 10 minutes in each session and use it 2 or 3 times a day for more effective results.
Tend is ultra portable and perfect for athletes, outdoor enthusiasts, sedentary workers.