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Calmare Therapy Pushes CRPS Pain Down, Down, Down

June 15, 2018

Earlier this year, we treated a 30-something gentleman who battled CRPS for the past four years.

And we use the word ‘battle’ literally–

He shared this message with us recently, permitting us to share it:

“In 2018, Doctor Cooney came into my life to change it for the better.

After almost four years of pain management efforts that included:

  • Intensive physical therapy
  • A myriad of medication from steroids to synthetic heroin
  • X-Rays and MRIs
  • Ablations
  • Various injections
  • Ketamine
  • Trial spinal cord stimulator (SCS)

ONLY Calmare Therapy placed my CRPS into remission.

Prior to beginning my Calmare scrambler therapy sessions, my lowest pain level was 6/10;

after Calmare, therapy sessions my highest pain level is a 4/10.

I am now looking forward to living a normal life, spending time with my loved ones, and even being able to venture back out into the workforce again.

Basically, my whole world has opened up, after years of struggle and pain, pain, pain.

Thank you and God bless you.”

JB

Four Calmare Booster Treatments Later, Liz Puts CRPS Pain Back at 0

October 12, 2017

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Liz completes four Calmare booster treatments and heads back to Missouri pain-free.

Liz treated here with us in November of 2014. She was battling increasingly severe CRPS symptoms and it was keeping her from sports (she’s a star basketball player) and just enjoying college.

She was diagnosed with CRPS after a nasty basketball injury to her right leg. Using crutches when she arrived from Missouri, Liz had a consistent pain level of  8 / 10.

But as many of you know, CRPS can rear its ugly head down the road, even when a pain-free level has been achieved.

When Liz’s pain level returned seven months later in 2015, she returned for a few Calmare booster treatments which put the pain into remission until this summer (2017).

She was here a few weeks ago, over two years since her last booster, since her pain had risen to a 6/10.

After four boosters, she went back to her life pain-free once again.

“We’ve been treating CRPS since 2011, so we have a track record of how patients respond months and years after their initial 10-treatment cycle is complete,” explains Calmare Clinical Director Dr. Michael Cooney.

“Those who do experience a pain recurrence, and have one or more boosters, seem to require them less frequently as time goes on, in the majority of cases.”

If you would like to learn more about treating your neuropathic pain condition without drugs or painful procedures, reach out to our kind and experienced pain fighters at Calmare Therapy NJ USA by calling 201-933-4440 or email us your medical history and questions privately at CalmareNJ@gmail.com

Brandon Heads to NJ for Calmare Therapy to Overcome CRPS Pain and Swelling

August 31, 2016

Oklahomian Brandon Willis was diagnosed with CRPS after foot surgery in 2013. Like many sufferers, prescribed opiates did not lessen his pain or help relieve other symptoms, particularly periodic swelling.

He discovered Dr. Cooney and Calmare Therapy after he joined several online CRPS groups, seeking support and treatment recommendations.

Brandon and his family headed east to New Jersey for treatment earlier this month. As he continued to feel better, they also made good use of the clinic’s close proximity to New York City and enjoyed several days of sightseeing.

Where do you turn when prescription drugs and other treatments don’t lessen your chronic pain?

Well, for starters, don’t give up searching for the right solution. Calmare is a new pain treatment that doesn’t involve any medication use, needles or other painful procedures. And there are no unpleasant side effects during or after each treatment.

Cleared by the FDA, Calmare scrambler therapy is a new treatment for chronic pain that is changing many people’s lives.

Calmare Certified Location LogoWe’d be honored to try to help you or a loved one battling CRPS, Shingles pain (PHN), pain after chemotherapy treatment (CIPN), diabetic neuropathy or chronic pain after surgery. Calmare Therapy NJ USA is one of only six Certified Calmare Therapy providers in the U.S.

Call our friendly and understanding Calmare team at (201) 933-4440 or email us at calmarenj@gmail.com. If you’d like us to reach out to you, complete the eCard below and we’ll get back to you right away.

Pattie from Australia beats her CRPS with Calmare Therapy

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Pattie S.

By Dr. Michael Cooney

Pattie and her husband have just completed her Calmare Therapy and left us to begin their long trek back to Perth, Western Australia. Pattie underwent a total knee replacement a few years ago resulting in an eventual CRPS diagnosis.

Doctors recommend SCS

She knew the myriad of narcotics she was prescribed for chronic neuropathy were not lessening her symptoms or helping to stop the pain that was  spreading throughout her body.  When doctors eventually suggested implanting a spinal cord stimulator (SCS), she and her husband concluded it was time to take matters into their own hands and find a solution to her CRPS on their own.

After weeks of research and networking across the globe with others suffering with CRPS, they consistently observed a consistent message from several people who achieved a successful medical outcome with the help of Calmare Pain Therapy Treatment.

Enduring a 24-hour flight in search of pain relief

This determined couple conducted interviews with Calmare doctors in the U.S. They spoke with me on several occasions about my personal treatment protocol for RSD and CRPS patients. Eventually, they decided to make the herculean trip here to  New York / New Jersey.

Pattie had extensive pain in several regions of her body along with swelling, discoloration and ongoing sweating spells; she was also   physically debilitated by all the medications she had been using (up to 30 pills per day).

We began daily scrambler therapy treatments each lasting about an hour. I determined after the second treatment that we were already making positive progress as she acknowledged a reduction in pain in certain areas. Slowly, after every therapy session, Pattie’s pain reduction lasted for longer stretches of time.

Pattie achieves 0 pain and dissolution of her CRPS symptoms

After 11 treatments (she achieved a 0 pain level by the 10th treatment) she left the U.S. pain-free in all parts of her body–including her knee–for the first time since her surgery three years ago.

Pattie, an intelligent wife and mother of four children, has generously contributed a video diary of her Calmare experience to share with other CRPS patients who may be in search of a drug-free, pain-free treatment for their chronic pain. We’ll be sharing her story with you very soon.

This couple endured a 24 hour plane ride to come here for the Calmare MC-5A scrambler therapy treatment and I am delighted to say she left us as a lighter person with no pain, which is the way it should be.

Stay tuned for her great story.  Pattie has  inspired us all to do everything we can to spread the word about Calmare scrambler therapy to the CRPS / RSD community.

A CRPS warrior offers advice to others struggling with the disease

Pattie offers this advice:  “You just need to try this because it may just give you back the life you enjoyed before CRPS stole it away.”

Pattie tells her own personal story here

 

 

 

Welcoming Calmare patient with CRPS from Australia

May 1, 2014

Australia flagI took a few days of R & R with my family last week but, to be honest, I was eager to get back and check-in on my existing Calmare scrambler therapy patients and start our standard 10-treatment series protocol for a lovely woman who arrived here last weekend from Perth, Australia. She began treatment on Monday, April 28.

She was diagnosed with chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in 2012 after knee surgery. Her CRPS condition expanded into her left leg and eventually up to her right arm.

We began corresponding earlier this year and she ultimately took the long, long 24-hour plane ride (particularly with her chronic pain condition) from Perth to New York City.

When she arrived, her pain level bounced between 7 – 9 . Thus, our challenge is substantial. After three Calmare treatments, I can say, “So far, so very good.” I look forward to updating you on her progress going forward.

Dr. Michael Cooney

Sept. 21: Dr. Cooney appears on “RSD and You”

September 21, 2012

For the past year, I’ve had the honor of guesting on Joseph Aquilino’s “RSD and You” BlogTalk radio program.  Joey has a tremendous national following of people who are living with chronic pain conditions. He has suffered with severe RSD as a result of a workplace accident nearly five years.  He recently underwent Calmare Therapy for the first time and had the most positive results with this non-invasive, drug-free therapy than others he tried. You can follow his Calmare treatment diary here.

If you’d like to listen to my most recent program and hear the latest news about Calmare, where we also answer callers’ questions, just click here. 

California woman travels 3,000 miles to NJ to finally end myofascial pain syndrome (MPS)

Amy RatnerAmy Ratner had tried more therapies for her CRPS and  myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) than she could even recount.

After hearing about Calmare from a family friend in Ohio, Amy flew to NJ for treatment with Dr. Cooney.

Ten treatments later, she flew home with 0 pain. Here, she shares her story.

From San Francisco to Ohio to New Jersey

April 4, 2012

We had a wonderful experience using Calmare Therapy to finally end our ‘California Girl’s” chronic pain from CRPS.  Amy traveled here from San Francisco after her treatment at the Pain Treatment Center – Stanford University School of Medicine did not lessen her pain. Thankfully, she connected with one of our Calmare patient families from Ohio who recommended she come here to NJ for treatment. After 10 treatments with us, Amy flew home last Friday pain-free (0 pain level). She kindly offered to make a video of her Calmare treatment experience which we will be sharing soon. Thanks for bringing a little California sunshine to us Amy!

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