BMR Medical Heritage

Bio-Medical Research (BMR) Ltd., based in Galway, Ireland is a privately owned company with over 50 years experience in the research, design, manufacture and marketing of medical grade products for both muscle strengthening and pain relief.

BMR began manufacturing electrical muscle stimulator (EMS) products in the 1960s and since then has been responsible for a number of extraordinary firsts in the market…

  • Microprocessor controlled devices for treatment accuracy
  • Prescription programmable units for patient security
  • Subpulsing – for improved transmission of the signal across the skin
  • Body worn stimulators
  • Garment integrated stimulators
  • Medical grade safety in consumer products

BMR has two divisions - Slendertone which develops and markets a range of consumer health and fitness products and BMR Health which provides a range of clinically proven, effective, rehabilitative health solutions.

BMR Health introduced the Vital Compact therapy to the German, UK, Irish and French markets in 2012, conducting clinical research to prove the efficacy of the therapy. Since then, leading clinicians have referred thousands of patients to utilise this therapy as part of their rehabilitation programme. With further clinical research underway, BMR Health are dedicated to providing clinicians with solutions that complement care pathways and that are proven to improve patient outcomes.

To maintain our market leading position we are committed to developing new, innovative and clinically proven products in the areas of health, fitness and through an extensive R&D and trials program.


Vital Compact offers strong, effective muscle rehabilitation of your pelvic floor muscles. It works by activating and exercising these muscles using stimulated contraction and relaxation cycles. These cycles help to repair, maintain and build pelvic floor muscle strength.