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Can electrical muscle stimulation really help build muscle?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Not much.
Muscle hypertrophy is maximed when the nerve to the muscle tells it to contract.
Some benefit can occur, but is slight compared to "real" exercise. Can help to prevent muscle atrophy.

In brief: Not much.
Muscle hypertrophy is maximed when the nerve to the muscle tells it to contract.
Some benefit can occur, but is slight compared to "real" exercise. Can help to prevent muscle atrophy.
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