Neuromuscular electrical stimulation is currently being used for treatment in rehabilitation situations. Studies indicate that neuromuscular electrical stimulation increases muscle strength in weakened muscles; however few studies have examined the effect of neuromuscular electrical stimulation and muscle strength on healthy muscles or compared combinations of NMES and exercise. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation training was most effective in increasing muscle strength of the vastus medialis muscle in healthy participants after four weeks. The general consensus is that NMES is used to aid individuals in therapeutic environments, specifically in patients who are already injured. However, some researchers have found NMES increased strength in healthy muscles combined with exercise, and others found no change in muscle strength.
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