“My body deals with a lot of aches and pains over the course of a 162 game season. Using the DMS Stimulator on a regular basis speeds up my recovery time and helps with the flexibility and mobility I need to perform at the highest level. DMS gives me the comfort of knowing that my body will feel refreshed even after a long day at the ballpark or a tough workout in the gym. DMS is quick and easy to use and I would recommend it to any athlete looking to perform at their best.”
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Dr. Jeffrey Tucker
Los Angeles, CA
Reducing Muscle Hypertonicity With the Deep Muscle Stimulator
The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) has popularized our awareness of checking for asymmetries in the body during movement. Muscle strains and joint dysfunctions caused by asymmetrical movements over time can generally be reduced by treatment using the Deep Muscle Stimulator (DMS).
The DMS is a hand held device that delivers strong vibration, oscillation, and percussion. Use of the DMS appears to reduce stiffness by signaling inhibition of the sympathetic nervous system. Palpate tight or stiff fascial tissue or a taut and tender muscle fiber, and then apply the Deep Muscle Stimulator (DMS) device for approximately two to three minutes, the post treatment/application will leave the skin red, warm and it will palpate as ‘softer’. This probably has to do with local changes in the arterioles and capilliaries, and the mixing up of tissue viscosity.
Fascial therapy has become a very popular technique over the past several years. Fascia is the term applied to all of the connective tissues fibers and glue of the human body. Many tools to perform fascial therapy have gained popularity amongst Chiropractors, physiotherapists, personal trainers, and massage therapists. In addition to our hands…
“The DMS is a tool that we use with all of our clients to help improve soft-tissue quality, improve mobility & flexibility, and to help one feel better overall. Our clients love it! It is THE best massage tool on the market that trainers and therapists alike can use to get powerful results. You will recoup your investment in no-time and your clients will be asking for it after every session.”
Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS
Owner, Fitness Quest 10 & Todd Durkin Enterprises
Head, Under Armour Performance Training Council
Author, The IMPACT! Body Plan