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Fibromyalgia

There has been a medical breakthrough for what’s possible in pain management. This treatment can treat chronic myofascial pain quickly, easily and comfortably. The protocol for Fibromyalgia offers pain relief, unprecedented changes in inflammatory cytokines, and hope for the millions of patients who suffer from this condition.

The technique uses the same kind of current you own body produces on its own within each cell. During the treatment protocol, specific frequencies are programmed in sequence to communicate with the cells so the cells can produce ATP (cellular energy) and thus begin to heal once again. The frequencies used are based on specific tissue targets and various desired physiologic functions. Because microcurrent is a very small amount of current, a millionth of an ampere, much less than traditional electric stimulation, patients are unable perceive or feel the current.

Approximately 10 million Americans suffer from a condition known as fibromyalgia syndrome. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain illness characterized by long-term, body-wide pain and tender points in joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. In FS, there is a generalized disturbance of the way pain is processed by the body. Patients experience a range of symptoms of varying intensities that wax and wane over time.

There are two two systemic problems present in almost every fibromylgia patient. The first effect is damage to the neuroendocrine system, resulting in adrenal exhaustion and hormonal imbalance.

The second effect is the reduction of cellular energy in the mitochondria, which is the power- producing part of the cell. Recovery from fibromyalgia requires that all causative factors and the hormonal and cellular energy production problems be addressed and corrected. Although this approach has been effective with all types of fibromyalgia, it best addresses treatment of fibromyalgia caused by cervical spine trauma. Approximately 25 percent of patients with fibromyalgia report the onset of pain following a cervical trauma. The most common injuries result from motor vehicle accidents (whiplash), surgeries, trauma from falling down or injuries from lifting or moving heavy objects.

The symptoms associated with cervical truma-induced fibromyalgia include: neck pain, burning pain between the shoulder blades, shoulder, arm, hand, back, leg and foot; headaches, fatigue, weakness, sleep disturbance, depression, and digestive problems. Patients with this type of fibromyalgia complain of aching, burning, sharp, shooting and/or stabbing pain. This new treatment offers hope to patients with fibromyalgia.

A clinical trial of 160 patients with cervical trauma-induced fibromyalgia treated from 1999 and 2003 was conducted using this new technology. On a subjective pain scale (1=no pain to 10=severe pain), these patients reported an average pain reduction from 7.3 to 1.3 after their initial treatment.

Most patients benefiting from this treatment were pain-free for the first time in years. The initial pain relief lasted five to 48 hours and was the start of recovery. Follow-up treatments were conducted twice a week and most patients required daily treatment to control the pain. The average number of treatments to remain pain-free was 10 treatments.

It’s technical but, studies have determined a biological mechanism for the result seen in patients. This treatment affected the serum levels of several biochemical constituents including IL-1, IL-6, TNF-a, Substance-P and LOX, which are inflammation/pain-related biological chemicals. All were significantly reduced when measured after the treatment. There was also a dramatic increase in b-endorphin, a naturally-occurring chemical which helps reduce pain, and a 500 percent increase in ATP, the body’s fuel storage molecule used in cellular energy production. Dietary changes and nutritional supplements were combined with the treatments to address other contributing factors, such as the endocrine and cellular energy weaknesses in all patients. Furthermore, depending on the individual needs of the patient, the following imbalances were corrected before a lasting recovery could be reached: neurotransmitter (serotonin and catecholamine) deficiencies, digestive problems, liver, adrenal, and thyroid dysfunction, soft tissue and joint problems, and unresolved mental/emotional issues.

Beyond alleviating the effects of this syndrome, it also has shown great promise in the successful treatment of athletic injuries, chronic or acute joint pain/stiffness, pain associated with gall stones and kidney stones, closed head injuries, shingles, post herpetic neuralgia, infections, diabetic ulcers, wound healing, and other conditions that are often unresponsive to conventional medical treatment.