What is Electrical Muscle Stimulation EMS?

February 10, 2021

Electricity has been used in treating pain for more than a century. Early supporters of the use of electricity were regarded as charlatans, but the recent scientific research has proved that electricity helps in reducing acute as well as chronic pain. Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a method used to reduce muscle spasms and hence reduce pain. This technique works by directly blocking the transmission of pain signals through the nerves. Other than this, electrical stimulation also encourages the release of endorphins, which are natural painkillers generated by the body. There are various electrical stimulation methods with each having different effects on the body. Muscle Stimulator Foot Massage Mat are battery powered devices and few units have an adapter which allows powering from an outlet. Muscle Stimulator Foot Massage Mat used electrically stimulate nerves and muscles, although adhesive pads are placed on the skin.