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How OrthoCor PEMF Technology Works

PEMF is an opioid-free pain relief alternative.

Orthocor knee active system
Orthocor foot active system

PEMF Introduction

Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy is a drug-free and non-invasive pain relief solution. PEMF therapy works at the cellular level by facilitating the transfer of ions, especially calcium ions, amongst cells and subsequently triggering a cascade of positive biological effects that reduce pain and inflammation. The diagram below outlines the essential process by which improved calcium ion uptake leads to positive biochemical responses.

Mechanism of Action

The OrthoCor Active and Advanced System lines utilize Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy with a carrier wave frequency of 27.12 MHz and a therapy wave frequency of 2 Hz. These frequencies are utilized for the treatment of soft tissue and pain mitigation. This is accomplished through a clinically proven cellular level mechanism of action. The OrthoCor Active System creates a PEMF Field and the human body respond biochemically to that PEMF Field.

The biochemical response produces an ionic bond between Calcium (Ca) and Calmodulin (CaM)(CaM/CA2+). The result is a significant increase in the levels of Nitric Oxide (NO) in the treatment area. The increased Nitric Oxide (NO) results in increased blood flow, Lymphatic flow, as well as the inhibition of COX-2 and Interleukin 1β.

Infographic showing the mechanism of the Orthocor knee system

OrthoCor PEMF Benefits

  • Reduces swelling and relieves pain
  • Non-invasive, drug-free therapy
  • No side effects
  • Works deep in the joint, at the source of injuries
  • Clinically proven results
  • Reduce dependency on opioids for managing pain

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