Our Definition

The practice of using electrical stimulation to the nerves of the body using a power source (TENS, Violet wand, etc ) for sensation play, body modification, or to inflict pain.

Real Life Examples

Olana likes to feel a “zap” along with the sting of impact play. 

Indigo engages with very light electro stimulation to add sensation to full body massages.

Common Practices &


Everyone is different! You'll see this repeated throughout our website and glossary. Common practices and experiences involving electro play include, but certainly aren't limited to:

  • Procuring equipment either from a sex toy vendor or medical supplier
  • Doing research and watching people use the equipment (either on video or in person) before using the equipment on a partner
  • Communicating with partner(s) about what types of sensation and/or pain are the goal of this play.
  • Incorporating electro-play into various role-play especially medical 


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Got a beef with our definition?

Of course we don't speak for everyone! If you feel we are missing additional info, context, facts, history, or data, please email us and let us know!

While we can't promise every suggestion will make it, we'll always be working to keep this glossary thorough and inclusive!