F.R.P. Gives The Athlete The Competitive Edge And Helps Restore Function Quicker With Less Pain For the Injured Athlete.


     The process of achieving the competitive edge over another competitor,  or of restoration of full function,  is a dual process of exercise and electrical stimulation in concert with each other.   Electrical stimulation of muscle nerves has an ultimate outcome of increased torque or power.   This process is achieved by volitional contractions accompanied by muscle fiber recruitment with electrical stimulation.   

      The Infrex FRM actually excites the closest and largest muscle fibers first, while exercising, and with the intensity increased during exercise recruits more distant and smaller muscle fibers.   This process aids in function restoration and increased range of motion for higher torque.   The targeted fibers are stimulated by the 8,000+ frequency of the Infrex FRM thus allowing stimulation not available with other stimulation devices.   


  The FRP  video below ( coming soon) explains how the world class athlete, weekend golfer, professional tennis player or NBA star


1.  expands range of motion,


2.  increases torque for greater strength, and


3.  delays fatique for a competitive advantage.

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Hot Packs and Electrotherapy Print E-mail
      One big advantage to gaining immediate and longer lasting relief is to use in combination hot packs and electrotherapy.  Infrex and TENS treatments are both improved by treating with the heat pack on while the Infrex or Tens is on.   The advantage of Infrex over traditional tens is the higher frequency increases the conducance but when mosit heat is added the results are instantaneous.

      The moist heat pack will increase blood flow to the area being treated.  The increased blood is a good conductor of electricity so the pleasant sensation of the stimulation is felt over a greater area because there is more fluid for the electricity to travel.  Better electrical penetration enhances the potential of greater sensory nerve input thus a quicker, longer lasting relief period.   Moist heat by itself provides for most people some form of temporary relief but the issue is the relief may be only as long as the heat is applied.  Once the heating pack is removed then shortly thereafter the pain may return. 

      The patient can place the electrodes from the Infrex where they would normally go  and put the heat pads over top or between the electrodes if doing a criss-cross pattern.  Do a 30 minute interferential treatment with the Infrex and upon finishing then swith the Infrex to the tens mode, and wear if needed upon removal of the heat packs.  For many patients the combination of heat and interferential is sufficient and tens is not necessary.

     If you have additional questions on the how and why of this please call us. ...Bob Johnson 800-937-3993


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