PEMF Studies

PEMF Therapy for Ulcers

  • Ulcers are open sores that can develop on the skin or mucous membranes of the body, including those in the stomach (gastric ulcers) or the upper part of the small intestine (duodenal ulcers), commonly known as peptic ulcers. Symptoms can vary depending on the ulcer's location but often include pain, discomfort, and in the case of peptic ulcers, indigestion, and heartburn.

  • While the primary treatments for ulcers involve medications to reduce, eliminate, or protect against stomach acid, PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) Therapy for Ulcers presents a non-invasive, innovative approach. By employing electromagnetic fields to promote tissue repair and reduce inflammation, PEMF therapy aims to support the healing of ulcers, offering a complementary solution to conventional treatments to enhance recovery and relieve symptoms.


  • The causes of ulcers can vary by type. Peptic ulcers are commonly caused by an infection with Helicobacter pylori bacteria and the long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Stress and spicy foods can exacerbate symptoms but aren't primary causes. Skin ulcers can result from a lack of mobility, which leads to pressure sores, or poor circulation, especially in the lower extremities, as seen in diabetic ulcers.

How PEMF Therapy Can Help

  • PEMF Therapy has been explored for its potential benefits in managing ulcers by promoting healing and reducing inflammation at the ulcer site. The therapy's electromagnetic pulses can stimulate cellular activity, enhancing the natural repair processes of the body and potentially speeding up the healing of both skin and peptic ulcers. For skin ulcers, particularly, PEMF therapy may improve circulation and prevent infection, key aspects of effective ulcer treatment.

  • Similarly, for peptic ulcers, PEMF therapy might help by supporting tissue regeneration and reducing inflammation, complementing medical treatments aimed at eradicating H. pylori or reducing stomach acid levels. While PEMF therapy is not a standalone cure for ulcers and should be part of a broader treatment strategy, it offers a non-pharmacological option that may help alleviate symptoms and promote healing. For individuals seeking supplementary treatments to enhance ulcer healing, PEMF therapy could provide significant benefits.

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


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  • I.G. Sukhotnik, Comparative Effectiveness of Using Constant and Alternating Magnetic Fields in the Treatment of Trophic Ulcers, Vest Khir, 144(6), 1990, p. 123-124.

  • A. Sieron, Use of Magnetic Field in Treatment of Trophic Leg Ulcers, Pol Tyg Lek, 46(37-39), September 1991, p. 717-719.

  • S. Comorosan, The Effect of Diapulse Therapy on the Healing of Decubitus Ulcer, Romanian Journal of Physiol, 30(1-2), 1993, p. 41-45.

  • C.A. Salzberg, The Effects of Non-Thermal Pulsed Electromagnetic Energy on Wound Healing of Pressure Ulcers in Spinal Cord-Injured Patients: A Randomized, Double-Blind Study, Wounds: A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice, 7(1), 1995, p. 11-16.

  • F.V. Galimzianov, Laser and Electromagnetolaser Therapy for Trophic Ulcers of the Lower Extremities in Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Vestn Khir Im I I Grek, 152(5-6), 1994, p. 70-72.