Wearables For Stroke Support in Australia

Helping to Address the Aftereffects of a Stroke

The Exopulse Mollii Suit has the potential to offer several benefits for individuals recovering from a Stroke. This innovative assistive technology incorporates electrically powered neuromodulation capabilities, which show promise in aiding therapy and treatment for various post-Stroke conditions and symptoms. We offer the Exopulse Mollii Suit to clients 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’d like to discover how the Exopulse Mollii Suit could potentially address your needs, contact Mollii Australia on 1300 315 530. You can find out more about our purchase and rental options here.

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Potential Benefits for Stroke Rehabilitation

Let’s explore how the Exopulse Mollii Suit may address key aspects of stroke rehabilitation and recovery:

Potential Relaxation of Muscle Spasms & Decreased Muscle Tension

The Exopulse Mollii Suit's electrical stimulation has the potential to promote muscle relaxation, which may help alleviate spasms and reduce tension. This could potentially improve comfort and facilitate more natural movements.

Potential Prevention or Retardation of Disuse Atrophy & Muscle Weakness

By providing electrical stimulation, the Exopulse Mollii Suit may potentially help prevent or slow down disuse atrophy, maintaining muscle strength and potentially promoting muscle re-education for improved function.

Potential Increase in Local Blood Circulation

The electrical stimulation delivered by the Exopulse Mollii Suit has the potential to enhance local blood circulation. This could potentially support tissue healing, reduce the risk of complications and contribute to improved overall recovery.

Potential Maintenance or Improvement of Range of Motion & Motor Control

The Exopulse Mollii Suit's electrical stimulation has the potential to help individuals maintain or potentially improve their range of motion. It may also potentially aid in promoting muscle re-education, leading to enhanced motor control and the potential to regain functional abilities.

Potential Improvement in Balance & Gait Control

The electrical stimulation delivered by the Exopulse Mollii Suit may potentially have a positive impact on gross motor function, including balance and gait control. This potential improvement could lead to enhanced stability, potentially reduced falls and increased walking speed.

Potential Enhancement of Fine Motor Skills & Reciprocal Inhibition

The Exopulse Mollii Suit's stimulation techniques, such as reciprocal inhibition, may potentially help improve fine motor skills. This potential improvement could enable individuals to regain dexterity and control for tasks requiring precision and coordination.

Potential for Pain Modulation

The Exopulse Mollii Suit’s neuromodulation capabilities have the potential to aid in pain modulation. This potential capability may provide relief from the pain associated with muscle tension, cramping or Spasticity, potentially contributing to a more comfortable and pain-free experience for individuals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

By stimulating specific areas, it can help re-educate weakened muscles, promoting motor rehabilitation and strength. The electrical impulses can assist in restoring functional movements, improving coordination and enhancing muscle control, allowing Stroke survivors to regain independence and perform daily activities more effectively. Additionally, targeted electrical stimulation may help prevent muscle atrophy and joint stiffness commonly experienced after a Stroke. Its precise application and ability to activate specific muscles make it a valuable therapeutic approach for facilitating the rehabilitation process and improving the overall quality of life.

Neuromodulation is a therapeutic technique that involves the use of electrical or chemical stimulation to modulate the activity of the nervous system. It aims to modify the function of neural circuits and influence the transmission of signals within the brain and spinal cord. Electrical neuromodulation typically involves the application of electrical currents to specific nerves or areas of the brain, while chemical neuromodulation involves the use of drugs or substances to alter neurotransmitter activity. Neuromodulation has shown promising results in treating various neurological and psychiatric conditions such as chronic pain, movement disorders, Epilepsy, depression and more. It offers a non-invasive or minimally invasive approach to modulating neural activity and improving patient outcomes.

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Other Possible Benefits for Stroke-Related Conditions

In addition to those listed above, the Exopulse Mollii Suit may enable you to receive the following:

  1. Potential Benefits for Specific Stroke-Related Conditions: These include Spastic Quadriplegia, right-sided hemiparesis, left-sided hemiparesis, ataxia, pure motor hemiparesis, ataxic hemiparesis syndrome and more. The Exopulse Mollii Suit’s tailored electrical stimulation potentially has the ability to target specific muscles and areas affected by these conditions, improving function and mobility.
  2. Potential Neurological & Musculoskeletal Support: Stroke affects both neurological and musculoskeletal systems. The Exopulse Mollii Suit’s potential to interact with these systems through stimulation techniques may help manage Spasticity, reduce muscle weakness and address musculoskeletal problems. This support may lead to improved motor control and balance.
  3. Potential Cognitive Support: While the primary focus of the Exopulse Mollii Suit is on physical rehabilitation, it may indirectly positively impact cognitive issues. By potentially helping to improve motor function, reduce pain and enhance overall wellbeing, the technology may contribute to cognitive rehabilitation and improve the quality of life for Stroke survivors.

It’s important to note that further research, consultation with healthcare professionals and individual assessments are necessary to determine the specific benefits and suitability of the Exopulse Mollii Suit for each Stroke survivor. Stroke rehabilitation is a complex and individualised process, and the Exopulse Mollii Suit may have the potential to serve as a valuable tool within a comprehensive rehabilitation plan.