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USER REVIEW OF PEMF- By: Maria Errera
|Our volunteer PEMF test case used the|
Nova HD® by Aurawell for a 10-week study
A few days and about 6-8 treatments later, I gave the stairs another shot, this time fully alert to look for what’s different! This time, I found myself gradually holding onto the banister lightly with one hand just to go upstairs- and not with the full force of hauling my body with both hands. Midway, I was still holding onto it, but not with anywhere near the amount of pressure as, as if I'm holding on for dear life. And as far as when I go up and up the stairs, I'm doing one foot at a time now, which means my left knee can support my right knee and my whole body to go up one step at a time.
"HEADACHE HEADACHE GO AWAY!"
By: Maria Errera
When in church, when I do the Eucharist (Eucharistic prayers), I timed it before this treatment at about three minutes of kneeling before I couldn’t tolerate it anymore. I would have to get up and sit down. And as a matter of fact, recently, I noticed it now takes me about more than five minutes, and I'm still kneeling down. I'm not in pain. I mean, I feel the pressure, but not that pain that was hard to tolerate. What I have now is something I can handle and I feel it dissipating over time. Also, when I get out of my car (before), I have to grapple onto the door and look for support to eject myself from the seat. I would then stand there for about a minute or two just to get my bearings straight so I can walk. When I finally get to walking, I’d do this with a major limp. It’s night and day - now, when I get out of the car, I still hold onto the door for support, but it feels more out of habit. I don't have to wait to get my bearing straight and I can just walk straight- without a limp.
Overall, I found a lot of improvements from using this (PEMF) device treatment. I did more research on my own about the process, (addressing inflammation by improving microcirculation) and the science sounds right to me. My doctors recognize it to be safe to use, even though they are not outright pushing it- but from experience, I KNOW it works. I have a ways to go to be a runway model (lol) but the results are definitely sizeable and noticeable! No side effects-- no drugs—and the effect in my life is real and so is the HOPE to keep me going.
Though the 10 weeks are over, I am still using the device much the same way, both for some of my remaining issues and any others that may come up. I am not asking to give it back and I'm sure they'll come for it. But while it's here, my family continues to hear the clacking sound of the magnetic coils upstairs and I am the better for it!
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SPECIAL THANKS: The publishers of IPHA News, Health Tech Reporter and Health & Healing 101 would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Ms. Maria Errera for her generous contribution in producing her progress video depicting her recovery. Additional thanks to Patrick Ziemer of AURAWELL PEMF for supplying this project with her PEMF equipment and her technical guidance about the Pulsed Electromagnetic Field technology. Further thanks to Dr. Robert L. Bard and Alice Chiang of Terason Ultrasound for their clinical support of the Terason T3200 ultrasound - without all efforts and contributions combined this report could not have been made possible.
Pain is everywhere. Billions of dollars are spent each year in the United States alone on pain treatments and remedies. Per the National Center for Health Statistics almost 60% are living with pain. While most sufferers of pain want relief and answers, many medical professionals may be providing inefficient or incorrect pain reliefs counters. The “cookie cutter” approach for pain over the last several decades has left the world in a pain crisis. One of the main reasons why- the current treatment model does not do an adequate job in categorizing pain.
Even though no one wants to be in pain, pain is the body’s early warning system that something is wrong. If not for pain, we wouldn’t know to move our hand off a hot stove before doing serious damage. When pain becomes an interference to our normal activities is when we have a problem. Most people will group all pain into one big category but there are actually many different types of pain. By recognizing and knowing the different types of pain clinicians can formulate an appropriate treatment plan that is pain specific to the person’s needs.
Here is a brief description of the types of pain:
CHRONIC PAIN occurs during an event that lasts over 3 months in duration. The original injury may have healed or resolved itself, but the pain persists for months into years. Pain signals remain on high activity levels in the nervous system, despite no acute injury. In instances of chronic pain corresponding emotional effects may occur such as depression, anger, anxiety, and fear.
NOCICEPTIVE PAIN is sensation caused by tissue damage. This pain is described as sharp, aching, and throbbing. This can be caused by an external injury such as a athletic event injury or stubbing your toe that typically results in bruises, sprain, swelling and redness. The brain responds to the information received from the nociceptors to initiate healing process
NEUROPATHIC PAIN occurs when there is damage to the neurological system. Pain messages are sent to brain via the Central Nervous System from many times an infection or injury. People have described this pain as burning, shooting, or numbness. Pain associated with diabetic neuropathy and multiple sclerosis are neuropathic in origin.
CENTRAL PAIN SYNDROME occurs when damage is to the brain, spinal cord, and/or brainstem. Possible causes of this pain can occur with stroke, MS, tumors, seizures SCI or Parkinson’s. disease. Pain is moderate to severe, burning aching with sharp stabbing.
COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROME is a rare and not much research has been performed. This tpe of pain usually affects the arm or leg and occurs after injury, stroke, or heart attack. Common symptoms is hypersensitivity, swelling, pain, skin changes, spasms and atrophy. Many times, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) occurs.
When someone says “I am in pain” the first line of defense is medications. Pharmacological interventions have become as American as apple pie and fireworks on July 4th. Many times, the same medication is given for all types of pain. Pain suffers often experience ineffectiveness of the desired results (no pain), but also develop debilitating side effects. Knowing what type of pain, the suffer has can go along way in developing a personalized treatment approach that can alleviate or abolish the pain and allow a return to normal activates without a financial burden.
1) The U.S. Opioid Epidemic- Council on Foreign Relations: https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/us-opioid-epidemic
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