Wearable Muscular Dystrophy Support in Australia

Helping to Support Improved Muscle Function

The Exopulse Mollii Suit holds potential benefits and may assist individuals with Muscular Dystrophy. Muscular Dystrophy refers to a group of genetic disorders characterised by progressive muscle weakness and degeneration. While the effectiveness of the Exopulse Mollii Suit for Muscular Dystrophy requires further research, its electrically powered neuromodulation capabilities offer potential benefits that could aid in managing certain aspects of the condition. Mollii Australia offers this technology throughout Australia and New Zealand, including but not limited to Newcastle, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, the Mid North Coast, the Central Coast, the Gold Coast and Tasmania.

If you have any questions about the Exopulse Mollii Suit, or you’d like to arrange a trial session, contact our team today on 1300 315 530. Our friendly, compassionate and dedicated team is happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Potential Benefits for Symptoms of Muscular Dystrophy

If you or a loved one is living with Muscular Dystrophy, the Exopulse Mollii Suit may help in the following ways.

Relaxation of Muscle Spasms & Decreased Muscle Tension

Muscular Dystrophy can be accompanied by muscle spasms and increased muscle tension. The Exopulse Mollii Suit's electrical stimulation has the potential to promote muscle relaxation, which may reduce spasms and relieve muscle tension. This may contribute to improved comfort and facilitate more natural movements.

Prevention or Retardation of Disuse Atrophy & Muscle Weakness

Reduced muscle activity and weakness are common in Muscular Dystrophy. The Exopulse Mollii Suit's electrical stimulation has the potential to help prevent or slow down disuse atrophy, potentially maintaining muscle strength and promoting muscle re-education for improved function.

Increasing Local Blood Circulation

Muscular Dystrophy can impact blood circulation, which may affect tissue health. The Exopulse Mollii Suit's electrical stimulation has the potential to increase local blood circulation. This may support tissue healing, reduce the risk of complications and potentially contribute to improved overall wellbeing.

Muscle Re-Education & Maintenance for Improvement of Range of Motion

Muscular Dystrophy can result in impaired motor control and a limited range of motion. The Exopulse Mollii Suit's electrical stimulation has the potential to aid in muscle re-education, potentially improving motor control and facilitating the maintenance or potential improvement of range of motion. This may help individuals with Muscular Dystrophy regain functional abilities and enhance their mobility.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Electrical stimulation can potentially benefit people living with Muscular Dystrophy by helping to maintain muscle function and prevent muscle deterioration. It involves applying electrical impulses to the affected muscles, which can help improve muscle strength and increase blood flow. Electrical stimulation can also potentially reduce muscle spasms and improve range of motion, aiding in maintaining mobility and preventing contractures. Furthermore, it may enhance muscle coordination and reduce muscle fatigue. However, it is important to note that electrical stimulation should be used as part of a comprehensive treatment plan and under the guidance of healthcare professionals familiar with Muscular Dystrophy to ensure safety and effectiveness.

Firstly, it helps to maintain muscle strength and function, slowing down the progression of muscle weakness. By engaging in specific exercises that target affected muscles, individuals with Muscular Dystrophy can potentially improve their overall muscle endurance and mobility. Secondly, exercise promotes better joint flexibility, preventing contractures and reducing the risk of developing complications associated with immobility. Finally, regular exercise can help to improve cardiovascular health, respiratory function and overall quality of life in individuals with Muscular Dystrophy, which may provide numerous physical and psychological benefits.

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Other Potential Benefits of Our Technology

The Exopulse Mollii Suit’s electrical stimulation may be able to assist in the following ways.

  1. Balance & Gait Control: Balance and gait difficulties are common in Muscular Dystrophy. The Exopulse Mollii Suit’s electrical stimulation has the potential to positively impact gross motor function, which may improve balance and gait control. This possible benefit may lead to enhanced stability, reduced falls and improved walking abilities.
  2. Pain Modulation: Some individuals with Muscular Dystrophy may experience muscle pain or discomfort. The Exopulse Mollii Suit’s neuromodulation capabilities have the potential to aid in pain modulation, which may provide relief from these symptoms and contribute to a more comfortable and pain-free experience.
  3. Cognitive Support: While the primary focus of the Exopulse Mollii Suit is on physical rehabilitation, there is potential for it to indirectly support cognitive wellbeing in individuals with Muscular Dystrophy. By potentially improving motor function, reducing pain, and enhancing overall wellbeing, the technology may indirectly contribute to cognitive aspects and overall quality of life.

It’s important to note that further research and individual assessments are necessary to determine the specific benefits and suitability of the Exopulse Mollii Suit for individuals with Muscular Dystrophy. The condition presents complex challenges, and treatment plans should be tailored to the individual’s specific needs and overseen by healthcare professionals experienced in Muscular Dystrophy. Consulting with healthcare professionals or specialists in Muscular Dystrophy is essential to determine the potential benefits and integrate the Exopulse Mollii Suit into a comprehensive management approach.