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Effect of adjuvant frequency-specific microcurrents on pain and disability in patients treated with physical rehabilitation for neck and low back pain

Background: Acupuncture is frequently offered for wounded warriors as a component of an integrated approach to pain and associated symptoms, with increasing availability at military treatment facilities and Veterans Administration hospitals. While medications can be effective for many patients, acupuncture and microcurrent therapies address the growing need to offer non opiate, non pharmaceutical therapeutics in […]

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Mental Health, the Brain, and PTSD

The most important things to keep in mind when considering mental health, the brain and PTSD is that in the brain: 1. Everything is connected to everything else; 2. The system is designed to help you survive trauma and threat in a primitive world; and, 3. Nothing in the brain reacts well to inflammation

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FSM Therapy for Wounded Warriors

Frequency-Specific Microcurrent as Adjunctive Therapy for Three Wounded Warriors

Background: Acupuncture is frequently offered for wounded warriors as a component of an integrated approach to pain and associated symptoms, with increasing availability at military treatment facilities and Veterans Administration hospitals. While medications can be effective for many patients, acupuncture and microcurrent therapies address the growing need to offer non opiate, non pharmaceutical therapeutics in […]

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The Use of Micro Current and Autocatalytic Silver Plated Nylon Dressings in Human Burn Patients: A Feasibility Study

The Use of Micro Current and Autocatalytic Silver Plated Nylon Dressings in Human Burn Patients

The Use of Micro Current and Autocatalytic Silver Plated Nylon Dressings in Human Burn Patients: A Feasibility Study R. Huckfeldt, M.D., D. Mikkelson, R.N., K. Larson, M.D. L. Hammond, O.T., B. Flick, M.D., C. McMakin, D.C. February 21, 2003 Proceedings of John Bowswick Burn and Wound Symposium in Maui, HI Background: The use of autocatalytic […]

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The Effects of Electric Currents on ATP Generation, Protein Synthesis, and Membrane Transport in Rat Skin

The Effects of Electric Currents on ATP Generation, Protein Synthesis, and Membrane Transport in Rat Skin

The Effects of Electric Currents on ATP Generation, Protein Synthesis, and Membrane Transport in Rat Skin NGOK CHENG, M.D., HARRY VAN HOOF, M.D., EMMANUEL BOCKX, M.D., MICHEL J. HOOGMARTENS, M.D.,* JOSEPH C. MULIER, M.D.,* WILLIAM DE LOECKER, M.D. FRANS J.DE DIJCKER, PH.D.,** WILLY M. SANSEN, PH.D.,** AND WILLIAM DE LOECKER, M.D. Some of the most […]

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The Effects of Electric Currents on ATP Generation, Protein Synthesis, and Membrane Transport in Rat Skin

Cytokine Changes with Microcurrent Treatment of Fibromyalgia

Cytokine Changes with Microcurrent Treatment of Fibromyalgia   Carolyn. R. McMakina,, Walter. M. Gregoryb , Terry M. Phillipsc a Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Clinic of Portland, 17214 SE Division Street, Portland, OR 97230, USA b BNLI, University College London, 12042 13th Court, Portland, OR 97219, USA c UAIR, DBEPS, ORS, OD, Resource Chief, National Institutes […]

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Frequency Specific Microcurrent for Treatment of Longstanding Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Frequency-Specific Microcurrent for Treatment of Longstanding Congenital Muscular Torticollis Regina Thompson, PT, PCS; Sandra L. Kaplan, PT, DPT, PhD Therapy Services (Ms Thompson), Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences (Dr Kaplan), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey. Purpose: This case describes the […]

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Frequency Specific Microcurrent Resolves Chronic Pain and Adhesions After Ulnar Transposition Surgery

Frequency Specific Microcurrent Resolves Chronic Pain and Adhesions After Ulnar Transposition Surgery Jodie Adams1* and Carolyn McMakin2 1 New Heights Physical Therapy, 5736 NE Glisan St, Portland Oregon, 97213, Portland 2 Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain clinic of Portland, Portland Summary Frequency specifi c microcurrent (FSM) has been used to treat myofascial pain syndrome [1,2] fi […]

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Microcurrent Experimental Results

MicrocurrentExperimentalResults Microcurrent Experimental Results. Research Conducted by Dr Vivienne Reeve, University of Sydney and Wayne Reilly, Health World Ltd. Feb 12.03 Hypothesis 1. FSM alters LOX induced inflammation using an accepted model of inflammation? Table 1. 4 minutes of frequency 40/116 at (200microamps) immediately after painting of AA gives a 70% reduction in ear swelling. […]

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