MD+DI Online is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Olympians Love These Technologies—Marc Pro

Olympians Love These Technologies—Marc Pro
Marc Pro

Marc Pro

What it is: The Marc Pro is an FDA-cleared OTC device intended to help athlete recover and condition. The device is designed with two channels, each with two electrodes that can be placed over target muscles. 

According to the corporate website, the Marc Pro differs from other electrical muscle stimulators because it "employs a proprietary dynamic decaying waveform" to "comfortably contract muscles and then slowly release them over a period of time." The company also sells the Marc Pro Plus for temporary pain relief.

Who uses it: Olympic rower Sara Hendershot and Olympian track cyclist Giddeon Massie use the Marc Pro. A number of NFL and MLB teams also use the device

The science: Research from a couple studies cited on the corporate website shows electrical stimulation with the Marc Pro device was correlated with increased muscle strength and reduced feelings of muscle fatigue.

The testimonial: Giddeon Massie is quoted on the corporate website--"The Marc Pro helps me recover to my fullest every day, so I can train and compete to my fullest the next day."

             

Continue on to "Medtech's Rising Stars"

[Image courtesy of MARC PRO]  

Learn about "Emerging Medical Trends Every Device Company Should Know About" at the MD&M Minneapolis Conference, September 21-22.
Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish