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Frequency Specific Microcurrent can reduce inflammation

Updated: Feb 22, 2022

What if there was a non-pharmacological way to decrease pro-inflammatory cytokines? Cytokines are inflammation markers and are elevated in a long list of chronic diseases. According to one published study, there are significant changes in blood levels of these inflammation markers after Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM) treatments.


  • Fibromyalgia

  • Whiplash injury pain

  • Chronic Low Back pain

  • Neck Pain

  • Joint Pain & Inflammatory Joint Conditions

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Spine-related pain

  • Degenerative disc pain

  • Post-surgical pain

Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM) has been shown to statistically and significantly reduce inflammatory markers in people with fibromyalgia and a history of cervical spine trauma in one published paper (McMakin et al, 2005). This preliminary research is promising, and certainly more studies need to be done to further explore this exciting finding. In a more recent paper, physical rehabilitation combined FSM as a part of the therapy resulted in patients with low back pain having significantly lower pain scores after the intervention compared with those who did not combine FSM with their treatment (Shetty et al, 2020). In our practice, we have seen that FSM can have profound impacts on reducing pain and inflammation.

If you are suffering from pain that just doesn't seem to go away, or if you are seeking non-medication alternatives for pain management, reach out for a free 15-minute consult to see how FSM can help you get back to a pain-free life of thriving.



McMakin C, Gregory WM and Phillips T. Cytokine changes with microcurrent treatment of fibromyalgia associated with cervical spine trauma. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 1005; 9: 169-176. 10.1016/j.jbmt.2004.12.003.

Shetty GM, Rawat P, Sharma A. Effect of adjuvant frequency-specific microcurrents on pain and disability in patients treated with physical rehabilitation for neck and low back pain. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2020;24(4):168-175. doi:10.1016/j.jbmt.2020.07.013



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