Electrical muscle stimulation of the arms and shoulders, mainly used in racket sports, handball, throwing or boxing, is also very popular for aesthetic purposes in the biceps. The arm can be stimulated on the forearm, biceps or triceps, as each of these areas can become painful or require rehabilitation with Sport elec electrical stimulation.
For athletes, it allows them to strengthen the muscle and avoid injuries due to repeated movements, especially for muscles stimulator of the shoulder. For example, you can use muscle electrical stimulation for shoulder tendonitis, this technology can be very effective, and it also helps to gain strength.
For aesthetics, EMS muscle stimulators of the biceps is very popular, but don't forget that for balance, electric stim of the triceps, shoulder and forearm is also recommended.
To facilitate the use of the electric muscle stimulators on the arms, we have several accessories such as the electrical muscle stimulation armbands or the multifunction belt.
The armbands provide optimal support, so you can continue your activities during your session, or exercise other parts of the body at the same time.
You can attach the electrodes to the inside of the armband at your convenience. Once the positioning is done, there is no need to touch the electrodes, you only have to put on your armband to start your electrical stimulation session. A time saving and practical solution that makes those who have adopted it very happy.
The multifunctional belt will also provide excellent support, and can be used without contact electrodes, using a contact cream instead of electrode gel.
This will also simplify positioning.
Placement of electrodes on the arms and shoulders
It is important to respect the positioning of the electrodes in order to stimulate the targeted muscle.
In order to help you in the process, you will find below our diagrams corresponding to the placement of the electrodes on the arms and shoulders.
For diagrams of other parts of the body, see our page on electrode placement.
And also find all the information from Sport-Elec's experts on the use of electrical stimulation.