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Treating Strains and Sprains with PEMF


Strains and Sprains

Strains are common sports injuries to the muscles. A strain occurs when the muscle fibres are torn due to overstretching.

A sprain is when the ligaments (the fibrous tissue which attaches bones to bones) are torn, again due to trauma or a joint being extended beyond its functional range of motion. Sprains to the wrist and ankle are most common. Sprains are usually associated with pain, swelling and bruising. In addition, sprains can often be associated with a tear in the adjoining cartilage.

Sprains are often treated with ice to reduce swelling and pain, elevation to minimize swelling, and immobilization (compression). Rehabilitation is necessary soon after an injury to prevent the decrease of muscle mass (atrophy) and the loss of range of motion.

The main structural protein in ligaments and tendon fibres is collagen. These are created by the fibroblasts (resident in the connective tissues), which also manufacture elastic fibres and other proteins for the body. Fibroblasts are critical to wound healing.

Stimulating Fibroblasts with PEMF

PEMF energy medicine is remarkably effective in stimulating the fibroblasts, the cells responsible for producing the building blocks for healing ligaments and tendons.


PEMF charges the cell batteries (transforming the mitochondria’s ADP to ATP). It stimulates all the components that deliver oxygen and nutrients to the mitochondria for energy (ATP) production. As a result, PEMF enhances the body’s delivery systems, including circulation and hydration. PEMF increases oxygen absorption by energizing the cellular pumps, which boost the absorption of vital nutrients and expel waste toxins from the metabolic process. The energized fibroblast cells have an increased charge (TMP) and maximized aerobic respiration (with oxygen) for optimum energy production (ATP), allowing them to work at a much greater efficiency.

The conclusion of one study, by J. Murray, in the BBA Journal stated the following:

“These results indicate that a pulsed magnetic field can specifically increase production of collagen, the major differentiated function of fibroblasts, possibly by altering cyclic‐AMP metabolism.” – Murray J., Biochimica et Biophysica Acta)