Why are there so few non-invasive, drug-free, painless treatments for pediatric neuropathy?
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 we’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.
Why Calmare scrambler therapy is an ideal treatment for pediatric neuropathy
- 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.
We recommend the child have books, magazines or handheld entertainment to help pass the time during the 35-minute daily treatments (see Abby at left).
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.
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