XP Micro: Mode Descriptions

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Mode 1: Kneading: EMS

Simulates the thumbs, fingers, and palms of a real massage therapist. The sensation should feel like a vibration. It focuses in on hypertension and stress and helps to break that down, returning to full range of motion and flexibility.

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Mode 2: Acupressure: EMS

A much more rapid and focused pulse that focuses in on any knot or adhesion in the body. It puts enough pressure on it to break it down and release any acidic (lactic) content within.

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Mode 3: Tapping: TENS

Simulates a second heartbeat. By tapping the muscle, you increase the body’s natural blood flow and oxygen supply to the target area. This also helps flush any inflammation or swelling in the target area.

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Mode 4: Hot Stone: TENS

Relaxation mode. This simulates a regular manual rolling massage helping the soft tissue to release and relax.

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Mode 5: Ramping wave: TENS

This mode is designed to start out with number 3, tapping. It will get faster and deeper into the belly of the muscle as it continues until it goes to a fully facilitated contraction. Then it will allow the muscle to release. This has been used to increase endurance and build fatigue resistance.

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Mode 6: Tapping and kneading: EMS

A mixture of the fast and slow contractions.

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Mode 7: Reflexology: TENS

This mode has been designed for the shoes. It simulates a reflexology session through the socks and/or shoes using several different stimulation patterns.

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Mode 8: Auricular Therapy: TENS

When used properly, you should use the earflap attachment. It works 2 ways. Simulating an alpha wave in the brain has been known to help sleep patterns, behavior, and endorphin release. Also, it will relax the suboccipital muscles and vaso dilate, helping with migraines and headaches.