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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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A pulsed DC electric field affects P2-purinergic receptor functions by altering the ATP levels in in vitro and in vivo systems

A Pulsed DC Electric Field Affects P2-Purinergic Receptor Functions by Altering the ATP Levels in Vitro and in Vivo Systems

A Pulsed DC Electric Field Affects P2-Purinergic Receptor Functions by Altering the ATP Levels in Vitro and in Vivo Systems J. C. Seegers,1 M.-L. Lottering,1 A. M. Joubert,1 F. Joubert,2 A. Koorts,1C. A. Engelbrecht,3 D. H. van Papendorp1 Departments of 1 Physiology and 2 Biochemistry, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa; 3 Department of Physics, […]

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Activation of signal-transduction mechanisms may underlie the therapeutic effects of an applied electric field

Activation of Signal-Transduction Mechanisms May Underlie the Therapeutic Effects of an Applied Electric Field

Activation of Signal-Transduction Mechanisms May Underlie the Therapeutic Effects of an Applied Electric Field J. C. Seegers,1 C. A. Engelbrecht,2 D. H. van Papendorp1 1Departments of Physiology and 2Physics, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Summary Successful treatment of various medical complaints with an applied electric field has been reported over the years. The identities […]

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Microcurrent Treatment of Low Back Pain | Chronic Low Back Myofascial Pain | Lumbar Pain

CASE REVIEW: MICROCURRENT TREATMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN Microcurrent therapy: a novel treatment method for chronic low back myofascial pain Carolyn R. McMakin, M.A., D.C. Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Clinic of Portland, 17214 SE Division Street, Portland, OR 97230, USA Received 3 November 2003; received in revised form 7 December 2003; accepted 14 December 2003 […]

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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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Non-PharmacologicTreatment of Shingles

NON-PHARMACOLOGIC TREATMENT OF SHINGLES Shingles pain and lesions resolved in 48 hours after treatment with frequency-specific microcurrent. By Carolyn McMakin, MA, DC In unpublished anecdotal reports of Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM) treatments during the last twelve years, one frequency combination has been observed consistently to eliminate the pain and shorten the course of shingles. That […]

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