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Magnetic Field Therapy for Pets Martinsville IN

Biophysical treatments such as pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) therapy are pushing patient recovery in new dimensions. Enthusiasm for these techniques is mounting, as evidence and applications expand. For magnetic fields to influence cellular behavior, signal transduction must take place across the cell membrane.

Animal Hospital-Martinsville
(765) 349-7387
392 S Main St
Martinsville, IN

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College Mall Veterinary Hosp
(812) 334-1400
4517 E Morningside Dr
Bloomington, IN

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Foley, Sarah, Dvm - College Mall Veterinary Hosp
(812) 334-1400
4517 E Morningside Dr
Bloomington, IN

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College Mall Veterinary Hospital
(812) 334-1400
4517 E Morningside Dr
Bloomington, IN

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Good Shepherd Veterinary Services
(317) 422-8448
250 S State Road 135
Bargersville, IN

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Country Critters Veterinary
(317) 996-2727
125 S Chestnut St
Monrovia, IN

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Neuter Scooter
(812) 332-7525
3789 E Bethel Ln
Bloomington, IN

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Cox, Mary Alice, Dvm - Bloomington Veterinary Hosp
(812) 339-6115
115 N Smith Rd
Bloomington, IN

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Williamson Emily Dvm
(317) 422-5255
751 N Road 700 W
Bargersville, IN

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Towne & Country Vet Clinic
(812) 332-1429
3140 N Smith Pike
Bloomington, IN

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Magnetic Field Therapy: An Attractive Option

Biophysical treatments such as pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) therapy are pushing patient recovery in new dimensions. Enthusiasm for these techniques is mounting, as evidence and applications expand.

For magnetic fields to influence cellular behavior, signal transduction must take place across the cell membrane. 1 PEMFs appear to alter a variety of membrane components capable of affecting transmembrane signaling, such as ion channels, ligand binding and alternations in receptor distribution and density. 2

Bone Healing
Decades ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved PEMF for the treatment of nonunion fractures.

More recently, a 2006 study in Connective Tissue Research indicated that an exposure of eight or 16 hours of PEMF significantly accelerated apoptosis in osteoclasts in vitro, suggesting a potential application for osteoporosis. 3

Tendon Repair
PEMF applied to a rat Achilles’ tendon repair model revealed an increase in tensile strength at the repair site. 4

Cartilage Health
Biophysical stimulation with PEMF after arthroscopic reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament limited the expected but potentially damaging post-surgical joint inflammation. It also shortened recovery time. 5

Chondrocytes exposed to PEMFs adopted a spherical shape and retracted their processes, although the clinical significance of these changes remains unclear. 6

Spinal Fusion
PEMF applied to either the cervical or lumbar spine after...

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