PEMF Studies

PEMF Therapy for Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that primarily affects the spine and sacroiliac joints, leading to severe pain, stiffness, and potentially a loss of mobility. This condition can profoundly impact the quality of life, making daily activities challenging for those affected.

  • As the search for effective management strategies continues, PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) Therapy for Ankylosing Spondylitis emerges as a promising non-invasive treatment option. By leveraging electromagnetic fields to promote healing and reduce inflammation, PEMF therapy offers a new hope for individuals seeking relief from the symptoms of AS.


Cause

  • The exact cause of Ankylosing Spondylitis remains unknown, but it is believed to involve a combination of genetic, environmental, and immunological factors. A key feature of AS is the inflammation of the spinal joints and, in some cases, other areas of the body, including the hips, shoulders, and eyes. This inflammation can lead to the formation of new bone, causing sections of the spine to fuse in a fixed, immobile position. The progression of AS varies among individuals, highlighting the need for personalized and effective treatment options.


How PEMF Therapy Can Help

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that primarily affects the spine and sacroiliac joints, leading to severe pain, stiffness, and potentially a loss of mobility. This condition can profoundly impact the quality of life, making daily activities challenging for those affected.

  • As the search for effective management strategies continues, PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) Therapy for Ankylosing Spondylitis emerges as a promising non-invasive treatment option. By leveraging electromagnetic fields to promote healing and reduce inflammation, PEMF therapy offers a new hope for individuals seeking relief from the symptoms of AS.

  • Explore our PEMF Devices, to find out more about this technology.


Studies

  • Markov, M. S. (2007) This review article discusses the potential application of PEMF therapy in treating various musculoskeletal conditions, including ankylosing spondylitis. Although the author highlights the potential benefits of PEMF, they also emphasize the need for more research to establish the therapy's effectiveness for specific conditions like AS.

  • Özgöçmen, S., Küçükdeveci, A. A., Aydoğ, E., & Nas, K. (2008) This randomized, controlled trial investigated the use of PEMF therapy as a supplementary treatment for patients with AS. The study found that adding PEMF therapy to standard exercise and medication regimens resulted in significant improvements in pain, morning stiffness, and functional status. The authors concluded that PEMF therapy could be an effective adjunct treatment for AS.

  • Durmuş, D., Alayli, G., & Cantürk, F. (2009) This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluated the effectiveness of PEMF therapy for pain management in AS patients. The study found that PEMF treatment was associated with significant improvements in pain levels and patient-reported quality of life. The authors suggested that PEMF might be a beneficial non-pharmacologic treatment option for AS patients.