Studies have shown a decrease in:

  • Pain,

  • Swelling

  • Inflammation

  • Circulation

  • Cellular metabolism

  • Energy

Proposed mechanisms of PEMF therapy include activation of voltage-gated calcium channels to increase intracellular calcium and nitric oxide release (Pilla, 2015). Nitric oxide promotes blood vessel production and growth, which is helpful in healing injured tissues (Pilla, 2015).