Contraindications / FAQ

Electro Muscular Stimulation (EMS) training is one of the most efficient and effective types of trainings available in the world as training duration is shortened and training intensity is increased with the help of deep muscle stimulations. Thus this requires a good physical condition of the body. Users have to read the safety instructions and possible risks factors carefully before commencing training with Alpha System. Failure to do so might result in possible injury or life threatening situations.

Listed below will be the medical conditions that have to be taken into considerations before training. If unsure, always consult a doctor before training.

Heart

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Bloodstream problems
  • High blood pressure (Hypertension)
  • Artificial pacemaker
  • Internal deliberator
  • Bypass
  • Cardiac infarction
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Angina pectoris
  • Sick-Sinus-Syndrome
  • Carotissinus Syndrome

Skin

  • Neurodermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Generally dry skin
  • Open skin injuries, eczema, sunburn etc. under or near electrodes

Metabolism

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Gall or kidney stones

Implants

  • Metal implants
  • Piercings under or near the electrodes

Neurology

  • Epilepsy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple steroids
  • Amyotrophic lateral steroids
  • Spastic spinal paralysis
  • Strong migraine
  • Disorientation

Bleedings

  • Hemophilia (Bleeding tendency)
  • Blood flow disorders (Circulatory disorders)
  • Internal/ External bleeding
  • Thromboses

Internal Medicine

  • Tumor
  • Suffering from cancer
  • Operations within last six months
  • Stroke
  • Lymphedema
  • Acute Inflammation
  • Inflammation around the leg veins, varicose veins
  • Effusions in the body cavities, e.g pleura effluxion, ascites
  • Fever

Gravidity

  • Existing pregnancy
  • Coil (6-8 weeks after deployment)

Orthopedics

  • Orthopedic complaints
  • Diseases that complicate sportive tissues
  • Rheumatic diseases
  • (Articular) gout
  • Osteoporosis
  • Progressive muscle dystrophia
  • Tendinopathy (Sinews disease)
  • Spinal disk syndrome
  • Disk prolapse
  • Fractures

Others

  • Influence of alcohol
  • Influence of drugs
  • Anxiety of electricity

Users have to acknowledge that they have understood the explanation above and that none of the mentioned risks or diseases apply to them and proper medical advise has been obtained when in doubt. This is to ensure that a safe and enjoyable training experience users.