Characteristics of the Pain – pain-killing – analgesic effect program: Low-frequency pulsed magnetic therapy causes through induction the generation of currents in the nerve fibres, which blocks the transfer of pain sensations from the site of the pain through the spinal cord to the brain centres, and as a result of this and certain other mechanisms (increased production of endorphins, suppression of inflammation, swelling reduction, and muscle relaxation), pain relief occurs.
Increased production of endorphins and control of the calcium ion transfer across the cell membrane also helps achieve vasodilation, and analgesic and calming effects. After the application of low-frequency pulsed magnetic therapy, increased activity of lactate dehydrogenase (required for the removal of lactic acid, which stimulates nerve receptors and causes pain) has been demonstrated in exposed muscles. Biomag® devices show especially good analgesic effects in painful radicular (root) and pseudoradicular syndromes (sciatica, compression of nerves for various reasons).
Using magnetic therapy in pain
The analgesic effect is the basic effect for which magnetic therapy is used in most people. It can be widely used in a whole range of degenerative diseases of the musculoskeletal system, and in post-traumatic and postoperative conditions.
A one-hour application of low analgesic frequencies, which can be repeated as needed, is used where acute pain causes mobility limitation, prevents further therapy (such as corrective exercise) and in polymorbid patients in whom the analgesic program, when applied at the beginning of therapy, minimises the development of a stronger adaptive response. Once the acute pain is reduced, this allows movement to another program with a higher proportion of healing and regeneration frequencies. In order for the analgesic effect to be achieved, longer applications are required and therefore all programs featuring significant pain reduction will have longer application times. Such programs can be applied continuously for up to several hours.
These programs are used in painful conditions with a known cause of pain. Do not use in patients with acute abdominal pain with no clear cause, or with suspected myocardial infarction – to avoid the masking of any clinical symptoms or missing an early diagnosis of acute diseases.
We don't store the device it's still in a standby position on the sofa, and so when watching TV we take turns to heal our health issues. We know it relieves pain and helps for long-term use.František Holásek, Traplice
We've been using the device for 10 years. We treat the entire family. The pain usually is gone away within 2-3 days. We use the device for the water magnetization.Daniela Bábiková, Nitra
We have the Biomag device since 03/2014. It's been used since the beginning by my wife like a very efficiency medical care supplement, especially for a pain relief.Ladislav a Marie Kubovi, Praha
Application of magnetic therapy in pain
In pain, the therapy should be applied locally to painful areas, using analgesic frequencies from 2-6 Hz, with daily applications for at least 45-60 minutes; later on, spasmolytic and muscle relaxation frequencies of 8-14 Hz can also be used for 30-45 minutes.
You can treat these problems as well
- Arthritis of the joints
- Pain – pain-killing – analgesic effect
- Hi-level sport – overexertion, fatigue, microtrauma
- Pseudo-arthrosis (non-union) – healing support
Pain and magnetic therapy
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