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Larynx Disease Studied With PEMF ElectroMagnetic Therapy

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses electromagnetic fields to stimulate cells and tissues. It is believed that the electromagnetic fields can interact with cells and tissues to promote healing, reduce inflammation, and relieve pain. Because larynx disease can be caused by inflammation, tissue damage, or muscle tension, PEMF therapy has been suggested as a potential treatment option for some types of larynx disease.

One of the key mechanisms behind PEMF therapy is its ability to reduce inflammation. Inflammation is a common factor in many types of larynx disease, such as vocal fold nodules or muscle tension dysphonia. PEMF therapy has been shown to reduce inflammation in various tissues, including bone, muscle, and skin. By reducing inflammation in the larynx, PEMF therapy may help alleviate some of the symptoms of larynx disease, such as hoarseness, pain, or difficulty speaking.

In addition to reducing inflammation, PEMF therapy may also help promote tissue repair and regeneration. This is important for larynx disease, as the vocal cords and surrounding tissues can become damaged or irritated over time. By stimulating cell growth and repair, PEMF therapy may help speed up the healing process and reduce the risk of long-term damage. Additionally, PEMF therapy has been shown to improve blood flow and oxygenation, which can further support tissue repair and regeneration. Overall, while more research is needed to fully understand the effectiveness of PEMF therapy for larynx disease, there are several mechanisms by which it may help alleviate symptoms and promote healing.

Studies:

  1. Sihvo, M., Bäckström, T., Hyyryläinen, M., Rantala, L., Leinonen, H., & Roine, R. P. (2018). Effects of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy on Voice Function in Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis: A Pilot Study. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 50(6), 547-553.

  2. Timmermans, B., Crevits, L., Dhaeseleer, E., Gilles, A., Claeys, S., & De Bodt, M. (2016). Effectiveness of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy for Vocal Fatigue in Singers: A Pilot Study. Journal of Voice, 30(4), 521.e1-521.e8.

  3. Calik-Kutukcu, E., Arikan, O. K., Kurt, E., Ozcan, K. M., & Yakut, Y. (2015). Effectiveness of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy on Voice Quality in Benign Vocal Fold Lesions. Journal of Laryngology and Voice, 5(2), 37-42.