Top 5 Benefits of EMS Therapy

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Can an EMS Machine really help improve muscle mass? Here’s what the top experts in the field have to say..




What is EMS?


Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS), also known as neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) is a procedure that causes a muscle contraction by directly stimulating your motor neurons. This can cause different type of contractions depending on user input and what you are hoping to achieve. Interestingly enough, your body doesn’t know the difference between a voluntary stimulation and an electric stimulation. This means you are contracting the same muscle fibres without putting stress on your tendons and joints.


What can an EMS Machine do?


EMS Machines can do a lot for your muscles. Here are some of the main highlights exctracted from recent studies:


  • “The use of the high-frequency current therapy may be beneficial for reducing the levels of abdominal obesity" The subjects did these EMS sessions three times per week for six weeks for 30 mins. After those six weeks, the researchers found that without modifying their exercise or diet, the EMS did indeed cause significant effects on decreasing waist circumference, abdominal obesity, subcutaneous fat mass, and body fat percentage.

  • Warm up & Cool Down an EMS machine can help you warm up andbefore a workout. Get your muscles moving while conserving your energy. Save it for the hard work ahead! After working out, it can also help cool down your muslces after a vigorous workout

  • EMS could be used as a rehabilitation and preventive tool for partially or totally immobilized patients (muslce atrophy, physical therapy)

  • Strengthen muscles and improve endurance by activating fast twitch fibres.

  • Massage When using an EMS Machine for massage purposes, it has the capability of producing endorphins (your body's natural pain killer and feel good neurotransmitter). This can lead to decreased aches, pains, stiffness and soreness.


How to use an EMS Machine?


All of our EMS Machines supplied in Australia come with an EMS Pad Placement and Settings Chart. We’ve made it super simple to follow and set up your machine for each type of condition you want to treat. Our EMS Machines use the latest stimulation technology in combination with clinical grade power and performance. To start using EMS therapy, simply follow the chart provided with your machine and set up accordingly!




Best EMS Machine?


We offer a wide selection of Combo TENS EMS Machines. Pick one thats suitable for you and works with your budget.


Top Picks:


Multi-Stim Plus Rechargeable Combo TENS/EMS Machine

Multi Stim Plus Dual Power Combo TENS/EMS Machine

iStim EV-804 Combo TENS & EMS Machine


Sources:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22067247/


https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jpts/27/1/27_jpts-2014-277/_pdf



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