FastStart® EMS

FastStart® EMS

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulator

  • Digital, programmable
  • Unique pause feature
  • Microprocessor controlled
  • Custom or standard presets
  • Custom touch pad interface
  • 2 Independent channels
  • Ergonomic case design
  • Custom LCD with timer
  • Adjustable pulse width, rate, and timers, including ramps, on, off and delay
  • Uses 4 AA batteries/powerpack or AC adapter
  • Made in the U.S.A.

Product Info

Part NumberDescription
FS EMSFaststart EMS Stimulator

1 electrode package, 1 battery pack, 1 AC adapter, 1 lead wire and carry case


Output Current0-100 mA peak in 1 mA increments
WaveformSymmetrical or Asymmetrical Biphasic Waveform
75 Programmable PresetsClinicians can decide which presets a patient will have access to and be allowed to change. All settings can be permanently locked so the patient cannot make changes. The most common presets are preprogrammed for your convenience.
Frequency1-80 Hz in 1 Hz increments
Pulse Duration50-300 μs in 10 μs increments
ModesSimultaneous or Alternating
Adjustable Ramp On and Off0-9 sec in .5 sec intervals
Adjustable On Time1-99 sec in .5 sec intervals
Adjustable Off Time0-99 sec in 1 sec intervals
Adjustable Lag Time0-9 sec in .5 sec intervals
Adjustable Treatment Time
  • 1-30 min in 1 min intervals
  • 30-60 min in 5 min intervals or Continuous
  • 1-30 repetitions in 1 rep intervals
  • 31-150 repetitions in 5 rep intervals
Compliance Timer0-999 hr, 59 min (41.66 days) in 1 min intervals


  • Relaxation of muscle spasms
  • Prevention or retardation of disuse atrophy
  • Increasing local blood circulation
  • Muscle re-education
  • Immediate post-surgical stimulation of calf muscles to prevent venous thrombosis
  • Maintaining or increasing range of motion


Stimulators should not be used on patients with cardiac
demand pacemakers.

Adverse Reactions

Skin irritation and burns beneath the electrodes have
occasionally been reported with the use of stimulators.

FastStart is a registered trademark of VisionQuest Industries, Inc.


To download the following PDFs, right-click or option-click (on Mac) and select “Save Link As”

FastStart EMS Patient Manual (WH501176REV00)

FastStart EMS Universal Protocol (VQ041255REV00)
FastStart EMS Universal Protocol (Spanish) (VQ041308REV00)