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Therabody Acquires PowerDot Smart Muscle Stimulator

Creator of the Theragun, Therabody acquires PowerDot, the smart muscle stimulator. The PowerDot acquisition highlights Therabody’s commitment to medical technology that has normally only been available to elite athletes and medical professionals.

Benjamin Nazarian, CEO of Therabody stated “The integration of PowerDot’s clinical technology complements and further expands our product line, making cutting-edge, natural alternatives to traditional medicine available to everybody,”

“PowerDot’s technology is superior to its competition and has changed the way consumers manage pain and optimize recovery. We’re lookingforward to working with Eric and the PowerDot  team in order to grow this electrical stimulation technology.”

Therabody’s ecosystem of products and services has been expanding rapidly:

  • Fourth generation of Theragun percussive therapy devices – See here
  • Therabody recently added the Wave Duo – See here
  • Wave Solo also added to its suite of vibration therapy devices – See here
  • Relaunched RecoveryAir (featured here) pneumatic compression technology – See here

Therabody acquires PowerDot

By adding PowerDot’s electrical stimulation technology, Therabody is expanding its portfolio of whole-body wellness products for every individual’s needs.

“Electrical stimulation is widely used in the medical industry and has been proven to be incredibly effective in recovery and painmanagement,” explains Dr. Jason Wersland, Founder and Chief Wellness Officer of Therabody. “PowerDot complements our ecosystem of innovative products, and is another efficacious way of helping everybody feel better naturally.”


The FDA-cleared Class II medical grade device uses electrical stimulation to cause muscles to contract and release, increasing blood flow to help improve muscular strength and endurance, shorten recovery times, prevent injury, and temporarily relieve and manage pain. PowerDot’s Smart Recovery™ AI technology not only allows for the compact simulator to understand the user’s activity, but also connects to an intuitive mobile app that offers custom programs designed to address specific pain and recovery needs, including pad placement and recommended intensity settings, making personalized electrical stimulation attainable at-home, in the gym, or on-the-go.

“I couldn’t be more excited to work with Therabody as we make electrical stimulation more widely attainable”, said Eric Glader, CEO of PowerDot. “Like Ben, Dr. Jason and the rest of the Therabody team, our sole focus is helping people feel better and empowering them to keep moving towards their best. There is still so much work to be done in the wellness category, and Therabody’s innovation, scale, and reach will help to grow PowerDot.”

To learn more about Therabody and PowerDot, visit

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