1. What experience is there with PEMF?
This technology has undergone many scientific clinical trials worldwide. Tens of thousands of patients have been treated successfully. Of the treated patients, a very high success rate is reported, creating a dramatic improvement in their quality of life.
2. What causes pain in joints?
Between our bones are cushions of cartilage, which prevent grinding of the bones. When the layers of cartilage wear out, the bones begin to grind against each other, causing extreme pain. Under normal circumstances, the body replaces cartilage under control of tiny electrical signals. These electrical signals are created inside our body. Due to diseases -e.g. osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, aging or injury- the normal replacement of cartilage is disturbed, causing pain and inflammation.
3. How does PEMF reduce pain in joints?
Pulsating electromagnetic fields influence cell behavior by inducing electrical changes around and within the cell. Improved blood supply increases the oxygen pressure, activating and regenerating cells. Increased calcium transport stimulates the repair and growth of cartilage while at the same time decreasing pain dramatically.
4. How does PEMF relief back pain?
PEMF has proven to be very effective including for osteoporosis treatment. Due to improved blood supply oxygen levels increase, activating and regenerating cells. Resulting in improved calcium transport and better absorption of calcium in the bones and simultaneously decreases pain dramatically. In addition increase of bone density, results in improved fracture healing and less risk of braking bones.
5. Why have patients often back pain?
Due to 'brittle' bones osteoporosis patients often suffer from very painful micro-fractures in the vertebrae of the spine. Already after a few weeks of Curatron treatments a high level of pain relief is obtained, which is explained by closing of these micro-fractures.
6. Will bone density increase?
A study at the Pacific Health Research Institute in Honolulu was designed to provide concrete data on the restoration of bone mass in post-menopausal females. Bone density rose with an average of 5.6%. At the university of Graz in Austria a similar study clearly showed an increase in bone density after one year of around 6%. These results make all the difference in functioning in good health or suffering with an increasing risk for spontaneous fractures. The proportionate increase in fracture risk is directly related to decreased bone density.
7. How can it assist in bone non-union and fracture healing?
PEMF has been proved to be very effective for healing of delayed bone non-union and for improved fracture healing. It has shown to be beneficial in case of problematic fractures and fractures with a large gap. Treatment can also be performed in case there are implants at site.
8. And sports injuries?
We clearly see a dramatic reduction in pain and inflammation in treatment for sports injuries. Swelling is reduced fast and PEMF stimulates the body to repair damaged tissue and speeds up the healing process.
9. What about wound healing?
Pulsing electromagnetic fields improve peripheral circulation and oxygenation. This causes better transport of nutrients and improves wound healing.
10. How long takes a session?
Lengths of the programs are between 20 and 30 minutes. After the session is finished the energy is automatically switched off and the system goes in "stand-by" mode (like on your TV set).
11. What are the side effects?
This is the beauty of PEMF: there are no side effects. Sometimes the patient might feel some tingling due to improved circulation but this is no contraindication. Some people have a nice warm and comfortable feeling during the therapy session.
12. How is the system beneficial for Health & Fitness?
The computer controlled parameter settings *with lower energy levels* contributes to optimal energy regulating and health enhancing effects in a natural way. Normalization of membrane potential and improved metabolism is obtained supplying to the cells the optimum amount of energy contributing to general fitness and strength. Protein synthesis is increased by improved regeneration and disposal of waist materials is stimulated and the natural immune system activated. The overall energy level improves, health is stabilized and fitness increases. It is an ideal way to maintain good health!