There are two basic approaches out in the marketplace regarding PEMF devices:
1 – devices using the earth’s natural frequency range of 0 to 30Hz (like the iRMS 2000)
2 – high-intensity devices, which discharge magnetic intensities hundreds to thousands of times greater than the earth’s natural magnetic field
One might compare the first approach to a homeopathic approach, which is working with the body to empower it to heal more efficiently and faster. Common sense says It’s obviously safe, as we’ve been living with these magnetic fields for millions of years.
Some important notes:
It’s very important to keep in mind that PEMF therapy and energy medicine devices DO NOT HEAL THE BODY. All earth-based PEMF therapy does is give your body an energetic boost… it facilitates and aids in your bodies healing and repair process and the best and safest way to do this is with Mother Nature’s intensities and frequencies. IT WORKS! NASA’s four-year study found that the lower The four-year NASA PEMF study on electromagnetic field therapy using low natural frequencies has shown no risks and potentially huge benefits.
The second approach is comparable to modern allopathic medicine, which likes to synthesise natural healing elements found in nature and synthesise them into highly potent pharmaceutical compounds that always produce side effects. This is the more is better principle of attacking a symptom with overpowering energy/chemicals not in a natural form. It can suppress the symptoms, but it also can create side effects, which shows it’s overriding the body’s natural healing process only to produce other symptoms from the procedure itself… many times hidden until the body can’t tolerate it anymore and new symptoms result.
The high-intensity PEMF devices on the market are chiefly sold for pain relief, pain related issues and for animals, like horses. They can and do provide symptomatic relief, but low-intensity PEMF systems do as well. There is a time and place for high-intensity PEMF devices, but ONLY under the supervision of a trained practitioner and ONLY for a short period of time. Many times, the devices need to be specifically targeted to areas of the body with specific frequency protocols. There are many different high frequencies protocols depending on the manufacturer with widely varying opinions on the which frequency protocols to use for what. Therein lies the inconsistency in the marketplace. There’s no question on the safety with the lower natural frequencies.