Electrical Stimulation

Electrical Stimulation

Electrical Stimulation (EMS), also known as Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) or Electromyostimulation is a technique used to elicit a muscle contraction using an electrical impulse. Electrodes, controlled by a unit, are placed on the skin over a predetermined area. Electrical current is then sent from the unit to the electrodes and delivered into the muscle causing a contraction.

Types of Electrical Stimulation:

  •  Muscular Electrical Stimulation
  •  General Electrical Stimulation
  •  Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

Indications:

  •  Muscle Spasms
  •  Muscle Pain – Arthritis, Back Pain Scoliosis, Sciatica
  •  Atrophy of Muscles
  •  Spinal Cord Injury

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