The Feel Amazing Chatswood Electromagnetic Stimulation Therapy page (EMS)
At Feel Amazing Wellness Centre in Chatswood, Electromagnetic Stimulation Therapy is now available. This non-invasive treatment is delivered by a medical device operated by our trained practitioners. As a stand alone treatment or in conjunction with our other services, the aim is to relieve pain, aid recovery from injury, improving health and wellbeing.
What is Electromagnetic Stimulation or EMS?
The EMS system is designed to stimulate nerve cells, muscular circulatory and lymphatic systems, while deeply penetrating magnetic stimulation enhances blood flow of local tissues, which leads to fast recovery effect of damaged nerves and tissue regeneration.
These treatments can improve healing, recovery from injury, reduce oedema, improve blood circulation and provide relief from painful and uncomfortable symptoms.
What can EMS treat?
A range of conditions may benefit from EMS treatment, these include:
- Muscle injury from trauma or disease (including tendonitis)
- Accelerating the recovery of wounds
- Joint pain and cartilage issues
- Nerve inflammation
- Surgery recovery
- Broken bones
- Skin disorders
How does EMS work?
Electromagnetic therapy uses magnetic fields to produce pain free, low induction impulses which help to stimulate and rejuvenate the cells in the body (stimulating the neuro-musculoskeletal system of the body). The panel sends mild electrical impulses through the skin to penetrate deep into the tissue. These pulses help stimulate injured muscles or can target nerve pathways to block pain receptors from being sent from nerves to the brain.
When used for muscle recovery the pulse repeatedly contracts the muscle to improve blood flow, which then helps to repair injured muscles. Through repeated muscle contraction and relaxation, this process also improves muscle strength.
What does it feel like?
The treatment involves sitting or lying down fully clothed. The machine’s wand will be placed near the body part being treated. The magnetic energy will start off on a slow pulse setting then gradually increase. Depending on the type of treatment you may feel a ‘pins and needles’ type sensation, then a muscle twitch or contract repeatedly. Each session lasts between 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the condition being treated.
Are there any risks?
As with any health treatment, there may be risks. EMS is not recommended for people who have implantable heart devices, metal implants, or are pregnant.
All magnetic and mobile devices should be kept away from the equipment.
The treatment is known to be safe and effective. The same type of magnetic energy is used on the brain in rTMS to treat depression.
For people with pelvic floor problems, urinary or fecal incontinence, we have a purpose built chair that delivers the energy into the right area for the optimal treatment.
What to expect after EMS treatment:
You may feel better after the first treatment, but research has found that several short intensive sessions over a set period of time improved muscle function and healing. As it aids healing and provides improved range of motion with pain relief it is important to not overdo activity immediately following treatment.
When you see us for an initial consultation we will discuss your needs and recommend a treatment plan, then provide the first treatment on that same day.
$130 Initial consult: 30 mins with one treatment block (introductory price till December 31)
$115 Follow up: 20 mins with one treatment block
$160 Extended follow up: 30 mins with two treatment blocks (for two treatment areas or a larger treatment area)