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OVIRA TENS machine review: period pain reliever

A quick summary…

by | March 28, 2023

This tiny TENS pain reliever gives tingly massaging vibrations. Stick electrodes on your tummy or back to direct electrical pulses to your nerves. It blocks pain signals sent to your brain. It’s easy, simple, soothing and fast-acting, and can help reduce your reliance on pain killers. Wear whenever you need it, before, during and after your period to fade menstrual & related pain. 👉 100-day money-back guarantee too.
"Lessens pain in your abdomen & lower back from period cramps, endometriosis, fibroids, PCOS, adenomyosis, & pelvic inflammatory disease"

4.6 / 5

Wear on your tummy or lower back


Learn all the pros & cons in this OVIRA TENS Period Pain reliever device review by

What is it?

The OVIRA TENS machine is an electrical stimulation device using current called TENS. TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. TENS current is low amp (typically up to 80mA), high frequency (1–150 Hz) and low intensity so it’s not painful but causes a tingling sensation, referred to as paraesthesia.

The device consists of a small rechargeable, battery-powered controller connected via a wire to large gel electrodes. The electrodes stick to your skin either on your tummy or lower back. They send electrical current into your skin and to the nerve fibres responsible for sensation in your abdomen. The electrical current stimulates the nerves and blocks pain signals from reaching the brain, relaxing cramping muscles in your uterus too. The result is fast and much reduced aches and pains before, during and after your period.

You don’t need to use a gel with the device, but you must replace the gels when they lose their stickiness, typically after using them for 2 or so periods.

The rest of this review is being compiled and is coming soon!

OVIRA TENS Machine Review Summary

Our tester wishes they’d met this teeny TENS period pain reliever years ago. It’s comfy, stays put, is simple, easy and fast pain relief which lets you get on with your day. Plus, there’s just a little landfill waste from the replacement gels. You can try it for a few periods with a 100-day money-back guarantee too.

This teeny but effective TENS pain reliever helps you go about your day when your cramps hit.

Here’s a summary of my test scores, and pros and cons for the OVIRA to help you decide:

Ease of use


A small and discreet, battery-powered pain reliever device which clips securely onto your knickers. Stick the electrodes to your tummy or lower back, and control the intensity with simple up/down controls. Requires replacement gels every couple of months. Feels like a pleasant, tiny tingling & vibrating sensation which quickly lessens painful cramps and aches. 



Charge it, stick it, clip it & off you go. Hands-free operation & sticky pads that don’t budge. Wear it for as long as you need, but let the skin under the electrodes breathe every few hours or between uses. Not suitable for use when sleeping. But you can wear it whilst you work, exercise, chill or have fun.



The soothing tingling vibrations relax you fast, and relieve cramps in your abdomen in around 20 minutes. So, you need less pain killing medication, or even none at all. Remove it when you find relief and replace it if you feel the aches return. Very effective & discreet pain relief.


  • Simple to assemble
  • Solid & well made
  • Comfy & discreet to wear
  • Easy to use
  • Calming vibrating sensation
  • Quick pain relief
  • Small amount of monthly waste from the gels
  • FDA-cleared & CE certified
  • 2-year warranty
  • 100-day money-back guarantee


  • Expensive shipping cost for replacement gels
  • No alternative online supplier for cheaper gel refills

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Laura Gladman
I'm a bit obsessed with at-home beauty devices. It's a habit I've had for around 9 years now. I love the science, testing and reviewing them, and sharing my experience and feedback on my site I'm also a crazy dog lady, and I don't care.

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