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Focal vibration – the next big thing in sports technology

Team behind Myovolt has developed garment-integrated electronics for NASA, the US military and global brands including Apple, Adidas, and Nike.

7th May 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Los Angeles

Sports/​Outdoor

Myovolt, the Los Angeles-based pioneer of patented wearable recovery technology, is launching four new products exploiting focal vibration to massage muscles, stimulate blood flow, promote localised circulation, relieve soreness and increase flexibility for athletes on the move.

Using Myovolt products for as little as ten minutes can reduce muscle and joint soreness by up to 70%.

The company’s arm, shoulder, lower back, and leg units are all equipped with the Myovolt module, containing vibration software and electronics technology embedded in a soft, size-adjustable package designed to conform comfortably to the body to deliver clinical-grade results during warm-ups and cooldowns.

“We’ve created clothing with physiotherapy benefits built-in,” said Myovolt co-founder, Steve Leftly. “The Myovolt module is lightweight and easy to operate with one-touch controls, so it can be used anywhere and immediately after an intense training session to reduce soreness and alleviate DOMS – delayed-onset muscle soreness. The wearable recovery therapy category is growing fast and is set to become the next generation of sports technology.”

The team behind Myovolt has a proven track record in this area. Over the last 20 years, it has developed garment-integrated electronics and wearable tech for NASA, the US military and global brands including Apple, Adidas, and Nike. The team’s work with these major sportswear brands led it to create the world’s first performance-enhancing garments for elite athletes, produced exclusively for winning Olympic teams. This technology is now available to everyone, validated by years of research and independent clinical studies supporting the physiological benefits of vibration therapy.

“Our goal is to create revolutionary wearable technologies that help people lead an active lifestyle,” said Myovolt co-founder, Dr Dianne Jones. “We understand the importance of the recovery journey, whether it be from sport, physical activity or an injury, and we’re determined to help our customers get there.”

Myovolt’s arm, shoulder, back and leg units retail between $130-$150 and can now be purchased in the USA at www.myovolt.com, where research papers and reviews are also available for those who want to learn more about the science behind focal vibration therapy.

Myovolt’s new tech will be shipping globally from May 20th.

www.myovolt.com

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