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Tips to Assure the Safe Application of Electrical Stimulation

Posted by ACP on Aug 7, 2018 9:17:57 AM

Tip #1: Use the Appropriate Type of Electrodes

  • The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) guidance document for Powered Muscle Stimulators specifies that the stimulators “should only be used with the leads and electrodes recommended for use by the manufacturer.” High-quality ACP electrodes have been designed specifically for OmniStim® and OmniVersa® stimulators.
  • ACP’s carbon silver electrodes provide uniform conductivity and are designed for higher current density applications among
    a broad patient population including aging adults.
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Topics: Clinical Tip, E-Stim

Addressing Frailty with Electrical Stimulation

Posted by ACP on Jul 16, 2018 10:18:44 AM

Aging results in a decline in muscle mass (sarcopenia) with a resulting decline in muscle strength which may lead to decreased function and frailty. The geriatric population may have other comorbidities making exercise difficult. Recent research highlights the impact of frailty on individuals and how exercise and electrical stimulation may counteract this decline.

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Topics: Fall Prevention & Balance, Clinical Tip, E-Stim

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