What is Muscle Stimulator Machine?

Category: Equipment


There are a variety of devices available that stimulate muscle contraction using electricity. These can be used by professional physiotherapists or rehabilitationists, or purchased for home use in order to build and tone muscle or delay atrophy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fibromyalgia 2 1
Improve mobility 2 2
Atrophy of muscles 1 0
Bladder problems 1 0
General health 1 0
Muscle spasms 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Muscle Stimulator Machine

Side effect Patients
Back pain 1

Why patients stopped taking Muscle Stimulator Machine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Muscle Stimulator Machine


Stopped using Muscle Stimulator Machine

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 3
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 3
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Muscle Stimulator Machine.