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Scrambler Therapy

What Does The Calmare Scrambler Treat

What Calmare Scrambler Therapy Treats

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  • Feeling of numbness
  • Pins and needles feeling
  • Ringing in your ears
  • Changes in vision
  • Sudden stabbing pains
  • Mechanical pain
  • Constant pain
  • Spinal nerve pain
  • Disc pain
  • Spinal Compression
  • Failed back and neck pain
  • Pain in the rear or leg
  • Burning or tingling down the leg
  • Weakness and difficulty moving
  • Numbness
  • Shooting pain
  • Difficulty standing
  • Localized Neuropathic Pain
  • Scar Pain
  • Stabbing or shooting pain
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Hyposensitivity
  • Pain after amputation
  • Stabbing sensation
  • Burning feelings
  • Cramping in the absent limb
  • Zapping or flashing
  • Severe lasting pain
  • Burning sensation on the skin
  • Painful to the touch
  • Sensitivity to temperature
  • Uncontrollable Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Tumor Related Pain
  • Tension Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Central Pain Syndromes
  • Weakness
  • Numbness
  • Paralysis 
  • Abnormal Sensations
  • Limiting of Movement
  •  Diminishing Reflexes
  • Burning or Throbbing Pain
  • Sensitivity to Touch
  • Changes in Skin Temperature
  • Changes in Skin or Hair
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Gradual Loss of Sensation
  • Throbbing Pain
  • Burning feeling
  • Sensitivity to Touch
  • Loss of Coordination
  • Sharp, Stabbing Pain in the Cheek or Jaw
  • Pain from Facial Touch
  •  Tooth Brushing Pain
  • Eating or Drinking Pain
  • Anxiety from Future Pain
  • Jaw Pain and Tenderness
  • Aching in or Around the Ear
  • Difficulty Chewing
  • Lock Jaw
  • Facial Pain
  • Fatigue
  • Pain or Tenderness
  • Memory Problems
  • Numbness or Tingling
  • Headaches
  • Loss of Sensation
  • Hyper-sensitivity
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Burning Sensations
  • Bloating
  • Deep Pelvic Pain
  • Burning Sensation
  • Feeling of Electric Shock
  • Difficulty Sitting
  • Bladder or Bowel Irritation

Frequently Asked Questions

The technology known in clinical publications as Scrambler TherapyTM was developed by Professor Giuseppe Marineo in Rome, Italy. His research of chronic pain began over 24 years ago.

Over 3,500 patients have been treated in Europe,
and over 600 patients in the US.

Neuropathic and oncologic pain. Severe chronic neuropathic pain non-responsive to pharmaceutical treatment, traditional TENS, or implanted devices.

Neuropathic and Oncologic Pain: The initial treatment protocol consists of 10-12 consecutive treatments of 30 to 45 minutes once a day (5 days a week for 2 weeks). Additional “booster treatments” maybe needed.

Yes. In most cases, after the initial treatment protocol patients experience reduced or no pain. However, it is most important that the chronic pain is first properly diagnosed as neuropathic or oncologic and not musculoskeletal pain.

The average recorded “no pain” period is 1 to 3 months, with 1 year being the longest interval without “booster treatments.” Patients who have had chronic pain for an extended period of time will most likely require “booster treatments”.

Unlike traditional TENS devices and some spinal cord stimulators, Calmare® Pain Therapy Treatment is effective in treating visceral oncologic pain and CIPN (chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy). The type of cancer or the stage of cancer may not allow for lengthy “no pain” periods. Frequency of “booster treatments” will depend on the specific needs of individual patients.

Acute pain and chronic pain that is diagnosed as musculoskeletal pain and not neuropathic pain. Additionally, “non receptive” refers to patients who do not experience pain relief or diminished pain after a treatment (or several treatments) or not possible to localize a specific pain site. Also, pain caused from “active inflammation” that continuously damages the nerve fibers (connective tissue diseases, musculoskeletal pain devoid of neuropathic component and arthritis).

On July 1, 2011 the AMA announced CPT 0278T (effective Jan. 1, 2012) to report Scrambler TherapyTM. This does not guarantee that insurers will or will not cover Calmare®. At this time health converage for Calmare® is determined on an individual basis. Some insurers have convered Calmare® treatments.

Do I Qualify For Calmare Scrambler Treatment

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