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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Technical Aspects Of Interferential Current (IFC) Print E-mail

    

   Interferential current ( IFC) originated to overcome the problems of skin resistance.  The biological frequency of human cells occurs in the range of .1 - 200 Hertz, or pulses per second ( pps).  This simply means that in order to effect biological changes in cells the pulses that cause that change occur between the two pulse rates identified previously.

     The problem that exists is the cells that a clinician is trying to affect lie below the surface of the skin, so the current has to penetrate through the skin prior to arriving at the targeted cells.  Herein lies the problem. 



    Typical values of skin resistance for an area of 100 sq. cm is 3,000 ohms when one applies an alternating current of 50 Hz.  Now if one increases the hertz, pulses per second, to 5,000 pps the resistance drops dramatically from 3,000 ohms to only 40 ohms.  This is great but now the frequency of 5,000 is outside the biological frequency of the cells themselves.

     Interferential is simply the application of two currents of 4,000 pps to lower the resistance and then one of the two currents actually has 4,0001 up to 4,250 pps.  The 4,000, or if two channels being used then 8,000 pps, are there only to reduce the resistance so a biologically active current can be administered to the underlying cells for therapeutic results.

      Further understanding of this phenomena can be found on the blog by Dr. Giovanni De Domenico, "Askdrgion".

 

 

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