Chances are you haven't heard of frequency-specific microcurrent (FSM) before. That's okay since it isn't often talked about. But it's interesting because this cutting-edge, non-invasive therapy can be beneficial for many individuals.
FSM treatments can offer relief from long-term pain or discomfort involving the musculoskeletal system. They stimulate the body's ability to self-heal and repair.
Let's talk more about what frequency-specific microcurrent treatments are and how they work.
Frequency-specific microcurrent (FSM) is a pain-relieving method that involves the use of low-level electrical current. It's described as low level, as you might not even feel any sensation during your treatment. The current is directed to a specific area in the body to help repair tissue and reduce pain and inflammation.
The term “frequency” refers to the rate at which an electronic pulse or sound wave is produced. This occurs repeatedly. For FSM, your treatment provider can use various frequencies depending on your needs.
Similar to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), another pain-relieving treatment, FSP also employs micro amperage or gentle electrical currents. These mild currents are so accurate and are administered in sequence.
It's important to go to a licensed practitioner because the correct frequencies must be determined first. Your provider performs a comprehensive evaluation of your body before proceeding with the actual treatment.
A special device is used for the treatment. This device applies current to the treatment area. Depending on the tissue that needs repair or strengthening, your provider will select the appropriate frequencies. The right frequency can vary for almost every tissue in the body.
FSM helps increase ATP production in weak or damaged cells, which facilitates healing and recovery. ATP is a substance found in damaged tissues. FSM can also help reduce muscle pain or stiffness, allowing you to increase your range of motion and move more comfortably.
Frequency-specific microcurrent is a non-surgical treatment. It may be worth considering if you're looking into natural alternatives to pain relief.
FSM can be integrated into a comprehensive treatment plan or taken on its own. It can be used to treat several conditions, including the following:
In general, FSM shouldn't hurt. This is one of its advantages. It is non-surgical and painless, and the currents are so mild that you might not even feel them. What you're likely to feel are warm sensations as the treated issues are softened.
The effects of frequency-specific microcurrent treatments can last for many days or even longer. If you're experiencing acute discomfort, you're likely to achieve relief quickly.
Note that the effectiveness of the treatment begins with your diagnosis. Your diagnosis must be accurate so your treatment provider can also focus on areas that need the most attention. The current must be directed to where the pain is originating.
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