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 Number Description
FS EMS Faststart EMS Stimulator

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


Output Current 0-100 mA peak in 1 mA increments
Waveform Symmetrical or Asymmetrical Biphasic Waveform
75 Programmable Presets Clinicians 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.
Frequency 1-80 Hz in 1 Hz increments
Pulse Duration 50-300 μs in 10 μs increments
Modes Simultaneous or Alternating
Adjustable Ramp On and Off 0-9 sec in .5 sec intervals
Adjustable On Time 1-99 sec in .5 sec intervals
Adjustable Off Time 0-99 sec in 1 sec intervals
Adjustable Lag Time 0-9 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 Timer 0-999 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)