Frequency Specific Microcurrent

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Frequency Specific Microcurrent or Frequency Specific Microcurrent Therapy (FSMT) is a therapy based on neutralizing and eliminating disease radiations through the use of electronic equipment. The effect is claimed to be achieved through neutralizing those frequencies that are alleged to be incorrect for the damaged or affected tissues.[citation needed]

Practitioners of microcurrent therapy introduce a mild electrical current into an area of damaged soft tissue. The introduced current is believed to enhance the healing process underway in that same tissue. The current is applied using electrodes that have been either moistened or coated with a gel.[citation needed]

Quackwatch includes FSMT in its index of "questionable" treatments.[1]

Effectiveness[edit]

A study of 25 patients with chronic wounds found that Electro Pressure Regeneration Therapy (EPRT) accelerated wound healing.[2][relevant? ] The use of microcurrent therapy and or electroacupuncture has been described, in a case report from the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, as a possible treatment for high ankle sprain.[3][relevant? ]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Index of Questionable Treatments". Quackwatch. 20 November 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Lee BY, Wendell K, Al-Waili N, Butler G (2007). "Ultra-low microcurrent therapy: a novel approach for treatment of chronic resistant wounds". Adv Ther 24 (6): 1202–9. doi:10.1007/BF02877766. PMID 18165202. 
  3. ^ Pajaczkowski JA (2007). "Rehabilitation of distal tibiofibular syndesmosis sprains: a case report". J Can Chiropr Assoc 51 (1): 42–9. PMC 1924657. PMID 17657290.