November 30, 2016
By Dr. Michael J. Cooney, Clinical Director, Calmare Therapy NJ USA
The last thing any parent or caregiver wants to do is subject their child to pain or watch them battle pain day after day.
Additionally, no parent I’ve ever met wants to give their child narcotics to combat pain, even for the short-term.
But, if your child is suffering, you’ll do just about anything to help them feel better.
I realized that during the month of June at our New Jersey Calmare clinic, about 70 percent of the patients we treated for neuropathy using scrambler therapy were under 25 years old.
And about 50 percent of those patients were under age 18.
- FDA-cleared 510(k)-cleared and European CE mark-certified
- Pain-free treatment
- Non-invasive (no injections, IV’s, outpatient procedures)
- Drug-free (no narcotics or even over-the-counter medications required).
- No side effects (except for a possible light humming sensation which we can adapt if your skin is unable to sustain any kind of touch)
How does scrambler therapy work?
Children or teenagers are comfortably connected to the Calmare Pain Therapy Treatment® device via small electrodes (similar to those used in EKG and other medical procedures) placed on the patient’s skin at the pain site/s.
The device then sends a very low current of electrical stimulation through the skin and nerve fibers, which carries a “no pain” signal to the brain, essentially overriding the previous pain signal.
In some cases, pain relief has been reported after the first treatment, but each child’s case is unique.
Scrambler therapy treatments are performed over a two-week period, with the goal of the patient’s pain steadily decreasing, eliminating the need for wheelchairs, canes or any mobility support devices.
Once the child is back home, after ample rest and care is taken not to “do too much too soon,” many pediatric patients return to school and normal daily activities.
Pediatric Chronic Pain Patient Testimonials
Would you like to discuss if Calmare might help your child or teenager?
Reach out by calling the Calmare Therapy NJ USA clinic (located minutes from New York City) at (201) 933 – 4440; email us privately at CalmareNJ@gmail.com or complete the eCard below: