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Frequency-Specific Microcurrent as Adjunctive Therapy for Three Wounded Warriors

Frequency-Specific Microcurrent as Adjunctive Therapy for Three Wounded Warriors Stephen J. Sharp, MD, MS, Mylene T. Huynh, MD, MPH, and Rosemarie Filart, MD, MPH ABSTRACT 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 […]

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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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Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Using Frequency Specific Microcurrent

Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Using Frequency Specific Microcurrent By CAROLYN MCMAKIN, MA, DC Frequency-specific microcurrent (FSM) has been used for 10 years by numerous practitioners in various specialties (MDs, DCs, NDs, PTs) to treat myofascial pain and neuropathic pain in clinical practice (1-3). This retrospective analysis of patients treated for neuropathic pain in the […]

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Significant Enhancement of ATP-Synthesis in Cardiomyocytes By Electric Microcurrent - Journal of Car

Significant Enhancement of ATP Synthesis in Cardiomyocytes By Electric Microcurrent

Significant Enhancement of ATP Synthesis in Cardiomyocytes By Electric Microcurrent Karin Macfelda1 , Alexander Holly1 , Johannes Mueller2 ; 1 Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; 2 Berlin Heals, Berlin, Germany Objective: The cardiomyocytes of failing hearts show a significant reduced ability to synthesize ATP. On the one hand, the ATP synthesis depends on the […]

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The Basis for Microcurrent Electrical Therapy in Conventional Medical Practice

The Basis for Microcurrent Electrical Therapy in Conventional Medical Practice

The Basis for Microcurrent Electrical Therapy in Conventional Medical Practice Joseph M. Mercola, DO and Daniel L. Kirsch, PhD, DAAPM Sponsored by the American College for Advancement in Medicine Volume 8 Number 2 Summer 1995 Journal of Advancement in Medicine Volume 8, Number 2, Summer 1995 The Basis for Microcurrent Electrical Therapy in Conventional Medical […]

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IMPEDANCE-CONTROLLED MICROCURRENT THERAPY FOR MANAGING RADIATION-INDUCED FIBROSIS IN HEAD-AND-NECK CANCER PATIENTS

Impedance-Controlled Microcurrent Therapy for Managing Radiation-Induced Fibrosis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Impedance-Controlled Microcurrent Therapy for Managing Radiation-Induced Fibrosis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients ARLENE J. LENNOX, PH.D.,*† JEFFREY P. SHAFER, M.D.,† MADELINE HATCHER, R.N.,† JANICE BEIL, R.N.,† AND SANDRA J. FUNDER, R.N Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL; † Provena Midwest Institute for Neutron Therapy at Fermilab, Batavia, IL; ‡ S. J. Funder & Associates, Crown […]

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Effects of low-frequency electrical stimulation on cumulative fatigue and muscle tone of the erector spinae

Effects of Low-Frequency Electrical Stimulation on Cumulative Fatigue and Muscle Tone of the Erector

Effects of low-frequency electrical stimulation on cumulative fatigue and muscle tone of the erector Da-Haeng Kang, PT, MS,1 Jae-Keun Jeon, PT, MS,2 and Joon-Hee Lee, PT, PhD3,* Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract [Purpose] The aim of this study was to determine the effect of low-frequency electrical stimulation on […]

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Effects of Aerobic Exercise Associated with Abdominal Microcurrent: A Preliminary Study

Effects of Aerobic Exercise Associated with Abdominal Microcurrent

Effects of Aerobic Exercise Associated with Abdominal Microcurrent Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 21(4):229-36 MARCH 2015 Source: PubMed Andreia Noites, Rita Nunes, Ana Isabel Gouveia, José Mesquita Bastos Polytechnic Institute of Porto, ABSTRACT To analyze the short- and long-term effects of microcurrent used with aerobic exercise on abdominal fat (visceral and subcutaneous). Forty-two female […]

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