ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help

|
|
|
|

Trending News

Fatigue & Fibro Fog: Could You Have a B-12 Deficiency?

How Glutathione Can Save Your Life

“Next Generation” Vitamin Provides Hope To Aging Societies Worldwide

Clinical determinants of Lyme borreliosis, babesiosis, bartonellosis, anaplasmosis, and ehrlichiosis...

Resolved to lose weight in 2015? Here are five bad strategies to avoid

Magnesium: An Invisible Deficiency That Could Be Harming Your Health

New non-invasive method can detect Alzheimer's disease early

Make a New Year's resolution to manage your diabetes

Year of birth significantly changes impact of obesity-associated gene variant

Safely Burn Away Body Fat

 
Print Page
Email Article

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial using a low-frequency magnetic field in the treatment of musculoskeletal chronic pain [Fibromyalgia] – Source: Pain Research & Management, Winter 2007

  [ 108 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By AW Thomas, et al. • www.ProHealth.com • December 15, 2007


Exposure to a specific pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) has been shown to produce analgesic (antinociceptive) effects in many organisms.

In a randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled clinical trial, patients with either chronic generalized pain from Fibromyalgia (FM) or chronic localized musculoskeletal or inflammatory pain were exposed to a PEMF (400 muT) through a portable device fitted to their head during twice-daily 40 min treatments over seven days.

The effect of this PEMF on pain reduction was recorded using a visual analogue scale.

  • A differential effect of PEMF over sham treatment was noticed in patients with FM, which approached statistical significance (P=0.06) despite low numbers (n=17);
  • This effect was not evident in those without FM (P=0.93; n=15).
  • PEMF may be a novel, safe and effective therapeutic tool for use in at least certain subsets of patients with chronic, nonmalignant pain. Clearly, however, a larger randomized, double-blind clinical trial with just FM patients is warranted.

    Source: Pain Research & Management. 2007 Winter; 12(4):249-58. PMID: 18080043, by Thomas AW, Graham K, Prato FS, McKay J, Forster PM, Moulin DE, Chari S. University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.




    Please Discuss This Article:   Post a Comment 



    [ Be the first to comment on this article ]




     
    Free Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Newsletters
    Subscribe to
    Our FREE
    Newsletter
    Subscribe Now!
    Receive up-to-date ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia treatment and research news
     Privacy Guaranteed  |  View Archives

    Save on Vitamins and Supplements

    Featured Products

    Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
    Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
    Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth
    Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
    Vitamin D3 Extreme™ by ProHealth Vitamin D3 Extreme™ by ProHealth
    50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
    Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
    Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
    Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
    Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils

    Natural Remedies

    Fatigue & Fibro Fog: Could You Have a B-12 Deficiency? Fatigue & Fibro Fog: Could You Have a B-12 Deficiency?
    Undenatured Type II Collagen - Chicken Soup for Your Joints Undenatured Type II Collagen - Chicken Soup for Your Joints
    IBS, Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, and Other Digestive Disorders IBS, Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, and Other Digestive Disorders
    Front Line Defense Against Colds & Flu - Support for Healthy Immune System Balance Front Line Defense Against Colds & Flu - Support for Healthy Immune System Balance
    Protect Against Sun-Induced Skin Aging From The Inside Out Protect Against Sun-Induced Skin Aging From The Inside Out

    FIBROMYALGIA RESOURCES
    What is Fibromyalgia?
    Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
    Fibromyalgia Symptoms
    Fibromyalgia Treatments
    | CFS RESOURCES
    What is CFS?
    ME/CFS Diagnosis
    ME/CFS Symptoms
    ME/CFS Treatments
    | FORUMS
    Fibromyalgia
    ME/CFS
    ADVANCED MEDICAL LABS
    WHOLESALE  |  AFFILIATES
    GUARANTEE  |  PRIVACY
    CONTACT US
    LIBRARY
    RSS
    SITE MAP
    ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus
    Credit Card Processing