Before you start:
Learn the basics behind operating your TouchPoints. Understand how to operate your TouchPoints, the different modes, and more with our online user guide.
When to use BLAST®:
To mitigate the effects of the stress and anxiety: Use on-the-spot for 15 minutes
To help smooth out the comedown from the medication's effects: If you are on medication that wears down during the day and you experience a comedown period, then TouchPoints can also be used during this time "on-the-spot" for 15-30 minutes.
To reduce tremor activity*: *Some users have reported that TouchPoints helps to reduce tremor activity. TouchPoints can be worn for long periods of time (up to 4 hours) during periods of tremor activity. All tremor related worn for lone been self reported to TouchPoint Solution by other PD and ET users.
How to use BLAST®:
Where: Place TouchPoints on your wrists, ankles, clipped to pant pockets, or simply hold them in your hands.
Mode: If you are using the devices to mitigate the effects of stress and anxiety, then it's a good idea to start out on the Medium/Yellow and switch to the Fast/Purple mode if need be.
If you are using TouchPoints for reducing tremor activity, it's a good idea to start out on the Slow/Blue mode and work your way up to whichever setting results in a tremor reduction.
*These tips and recommendations were provided by those who currently use TouchPoints to manage Parkinson's. TouchPoints are not meant to treat Parkinson's or any medical condition.