A: It is described in the picture on the first page of the Instruction Guide for the Home Trainer Set. The instruction guide can be downloaded here.
A: The FemiScan pelvic floor muscle exercises are carried out in standing position by using pants, which support the device to stay put. If the strength of contraction of the pelvic floor muscles are particularly weak, the exercises would be done while supine.
A: Common mistake is to tense the buttock and thigh muscles in place of the pelvic floor muscles. The patient may also hold his breath or inspire strongly while contracting the pelvic floor muscles, which should be discouraged.
A: It is better to discuss with your doctor whether there is any risk.
A: Normally it is recommended to have training 1-2 times day and 5 times week. In the beginning training must be started peacefully for avoiding over training.
A: FemiScan treatment typically takes 1-3 months. When used regularly it begins to have an effect after a few weeks. Only regular treatment guarantees a good result.
A: You can use water-soluble lubricants with the Home Trainer. Never use liposoluble lubricants.
A: The device is switched of automatically at the end of the training program. Please do not press the button while the device is switching off by itself.
A1: Check that the volume is adjusted correctly in the headphone volume control wheel.
A2: Check that the battery is not empty. Try to start with a new battery.
A3: Check that the connector of the headphones is well connected to the device.
A4: Check that the pins inside the headphone connector are not crooked or damaged.
A: You only need to disconnect the cable of the headphones from the device.
Q: When I am doing my daily training and someone interrupts me and I stop the training. Is there any results saved into the memory?
A: The results, which are made before interruption will be saved to the memory of the Home Trainer.
A: You can adjust the volume by using the headphone volume control wheel.
A: The operating time with fresh battery is about 20 hours in continuous use. Home Trainer informs you with a message when it is time to change the battery.
A: The rechargeable batteries can be used with the Home Trainer, but please note that the life time of the rechargeable batteries is normally shorter than alkaline batteries.
A: Remove the battery, if the device is not used on a regular basis or if you are going to rinse the device in water.
A: In personal use it is usually sufficient to wipe the unit with a moistened cloth or paper towel, but if you rinse the device in warm water please make sure that battery case is close tightly before rinsing.
A: After each training session the Cover should be removed from the device and the outer surface of the Cover shall be rinsed in warm water, and if needed washed with a dilute soap solution. After rinsing wipe dry with a paper towel.
A: The metal contacts on the surface of FemiScan cover are made from stainless steel (AISI 304) designed for medical devices. Either way, stainless steel always includes small amounts of nickel but rarely is the amount of nickel detached harmful. Bio-compatibility of FemiScan devices has also been ensured by substance tests.
However, if you are suffering from extremely difficult nickel allergy it is recommended to discuss about the issue with your doctor before using FemiScan devices.
A: To ensure ultimate proper performance and hygiene the Cover is recommended to be replaced by a new one after 30 training sessions. The Cover is intended only for ”SINGLE PATIENT USE”.
A: You need to disconnect the headphones only if the device is not used in many days.
A: During the training session avoid to use of the following devices in close contact with Home Trainer: Cellular phones, cordless phones, radio controlled toys, amateurs equipment, etc., which can interfere the measurement.
A: Do not use Home Trainer, if a patient has an active implanted medical device (e.g. cardiac pacemaker).