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At The Performance Lab, we provide state of the art treatment using state of the art equipment. Compex Muscle stimulators are used around the world by some of the leading athletes including Lionel Messi, Mark Cavendish, Mat Fraser, England Rugby Union team and many more.


Compex's ability to maintain muscle strength and mass when injured along with its huge performance gains make it a must have for any sporting enthusiast.


Our wireless devices also have some excellent pain relieving and massage settings.

Compex Muscle Stimulator

How we use Compex at The Performance Lab

Compex is a Swiss brand that over a period of 30 years has become the world leader in portable Muscle stimulators for improved performance & recovery in sports.


It is now a widely known training technique coming from an unparalleled expertise, used for physical preparation, muscular recovery, injury prevention and pain treatment in sports and fitness.


Backed up by clinical trials proving their effectiveness.  

How we use Compex at the Performance Lab

At the Performance Lab our Physio experts use Compex muscle stimulation at a variety of different times.

Post Surgery

After surgery where pain, swelling and immobility often leads to muscle weakness and inhibition. Muscle stimulation is a great way to maintain strength and bulk meaning a quicker and better recovery time.

Click on the video  on the left to see a Compex in action just days after an Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction.

Painful joints

Compex allows our experts to increase the strength of the muscles around a painful joint without increasing load through that joint.

There are also a number of pain relieving settings to reduce pain.

Maximum Gains

Compex can be set to target specific muscle fibres in order to gain maximum gain for a specific task. If you are working to increase explosive power or long term endurance Compes can help

  • Increased Muscle Strength and Density

  • Larger Muscle Size

  • More Explosive Strength

  • Faster Muscle Recovery


Following the pre-designed programs, you can use Compex to help efficiently and effectively:


  • Boost speed, endurance and stamina

  • Increase vertical jump

  • Develop more muscle strength

  • Reduce low-back pain

  • Reduce neck pain

  • Recover faster after exertion

  • Enhance blood circulation

  • Prevent muscle imbalances

  • Improve core strength

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