PEMF Studies

PEMF Therapy for Osteoporosis

  • Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by decreased bone density and quality, leading to increased fragility and risk of fractures. This condition predominantly affects the elderly but can also be influenced by lifestyle factors, hormonal changes, and certain medications. With significant implications for mobility and quality of life, managing osteoporosis effectively to prevent fractures and maintain bone health is of paramount importance.

  • Among the range of treatment options, PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) Therapy for Osteoporosis emerges as a non-invasive, innovative approach. By employing electromagnetic fields to stimulate bone formation and reduce bone loss, PEMF therapy aims to support bone health, offering a complementary solution alongside traditional treatments such as calcium and vitamin D supplementation, exercise, and medications.


  • The development of osteoporosis is primarily related to aging, as bone remodeling becomes less efficient over time, leading to a decrease in bone mass and strength. Additionally, hormonal changes, particularly in postmenopausal women due to decreased estrogen levels, significantly affect bone density. Other risk factors include a sedentary lifestyle, inadequate intake of calcium and vitamin D, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, and the use of certain medications that can affect bone health.

How PEMF Therapy Can Help

  • PEMF Therapy has shown promise in supporting individuals with osteoporosis by potentially enhancing bone density and reducing the risk of fractures. The therapy’s electromagnetic fields can stimulate osteoblast activity (bone-building cells) and inhibit osteoclast activity (bone-resorbing cells), promoting a healthier balance between bone formation and resorption. This can contribute to increased bone strength and density, making bones less susceptible to fractures.

  • Furthermore, PEMF therapy may help alleviate pain and improve mobility in individuals suffering from osteoporotic fractures, supporting overall well-being and quality of life. While PEMF therapy should not replace standard osteoporosis treatments, it serves as a valuable adjunct therapy, offering a non-pharmacological option for bone health maintenance. For those seeking to incorporate innovative treatments into their osteoporosis management plan, PEMF therapy could offer a promising avenue for support.

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


  • M. Hinsenkamp, Preliminary Results in Electromagnetic Field Treatment of Osteonecrosis,  Bioelectrochem Bioenerg.30, 1993, p. 229-236.

  • S. Mishima, The Effect of Long-term Pulsing Electromagnetic Field Stimulation on Experimental  Osteoporosis of Rats, Sangyo Ika Daigaku Zasshi, 10(1), March 1, 1988, p. 31-45.

  • T.W. Bilotta, Influence of Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields on Post-Menopausal Osteoporosis, First World Congress for Electricity and Magnetism in Biology and Medicine, 14-19 June 1992, Lake Buena Vista, FL, p. 78.

  • G. Saveriano S. Ricci, Treatment of Senile Osteoporosis Caused Rachialgia with Low-Frequency PEMFs, Journal of Bioelectr, 8(2), 1989, p. 321.