Are electrical massagers bad for you?

I bought a massager that has pads that you attach to your body, and it sends electrical signals that make your muscles contract. Supposedly that has the same effect as a massage, and it seems to work well and I like it. But since it's sending electricity through your body, I am wondering if it's bad for you.

For example, if I use it an hour each day, would there be health consequences down the line? Any thoughts on this?

The testing that has been done shows no long term bad health effects from such a device for the average person, but there are some anecdotal indications that rare individuals may be affected. Personally, I consider such devices a waste of time, and I find greater benefit from exercising.

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