The P-STIM is a FDA approved and patented miniaturized electro-stimulation device that works on auricular (ear) nerve stimulation principle. The P-STIM device produces flow of intermittent continuously, less frequency electrical pulses to the specific outlying nerves with last location in the ear removing many sorts of acute and chronic pain. These pulses are able to block afferent nerve pathways, which also include cervical, thoracic and lumbar nerve root origins. Stimulation with the periodic signals can happen over four days, alternating three hours of stimulation with three hours of rest. PSTIM might be placed up to the nice sessions a week apart, with increasing relief from pain during the series of treatments, and it depends on the level and length of the patient’s pain. PSTIM can also be considered for post operative pain management.
The Process is carried out as…
- In the treatment battery powered and controlled by a microchip, PSTIM is then applied quickly and with pain in few minutes.
- Once your doctor identifies the nerve access point’s successfully then small and titanium acupuncture needles are installed to the device and kept on these access points.
- After first assessment and placement visit, the recommendation is for nine extra weekly treatment with one week rest among weeks four and seven
- While each four day treatment, 1Hz of energy stimulation is taken to access points, and it increases the body’s natural release of analgesic endorphins which are helpful for pain relief.
Am I A Candidate?
Clinical studies have revealed that PSTIM device has shown its effectiveness in relieving head, neck, back and joint pain, so if you suffer from all these conditions then you can be a candidate for this treatment. Those who suffer from arthritis, sciatica, migraines, fibromyalgia and cancer pain are also the right candidates for this treatment
How long the Procedure takes
The PSTIM is not invasive and performed in a reasonable time frame.
How long will it take to recover?
A typical treatment cycle will last up to 3 to 5 days.
Medical studies manifest that after first treatments, many patients say that there is at least 50% relief from pain and further development of pain reduction in following treatments.