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Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) is also regarded as neuromuscular stimulation or electromyostimulation. It is aimed at inducing muscle contraction with the aid of electric impulses.
EMS has gained immense popularity for its effective role in the following
The mechanism of working of the EMS consist of the production of impulses that are transmitted through the electrodes placed on the skin close to the muscles requiring stimulation. Usually the electrodes consist of pads that stick on the skin. The basic principal of action comprises of the feature of the impulses that imitate the action potential released by the central nervous system leading the muscles to contract. EMS supplies an electrical current at a prefixed, specifically designed frequency to act on the motor nerves.
In the United States, EMS devices abide by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Some devices do claim to have favourable effect in weight loss and fitness.
Non-professional devices are designed for personal use at home. It consists of wearable units in which EMS circuitry is fixed in belt-like garments (e.g. ab toning belts) or other clothing items. The Relax-A-Cizor was one brand of EMS designed and manufactured by the U.S. company Relaxacizor, Inc. The electrodes are given with the EMS device are attached to the skin, near the muscle needed to stimulate. The device can be charged by either battery or the household current. In case of equipped with batteries, it is advisable to go for the one with rechargeable batteries.
The electrodes comprise of various materials for different uses:
It is advisable to go for the one which has a warranty of at least a year, subsequently one can also opt for extension of the warranty.
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