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Are there any contraindications when treating someone with the Scrambler Pain Therapy?

There are several contraindications when considering  the use of Scrambler Pain Therapy:  Pacemakers, Spinal Cord Stimulators, and a history of seizures.  It is likely that anticonvulsant medications like gabapentin and lyrica may also interfere with the success of the therapy or extend treatment times.  Please consult with your prescribing physician before altering the use of any previously prescribed medications.

I have a Tens unit at home, what makes the Scrambler Technology so special?

The function of Scrambler Therapy is completely opposite to that of a TENS device or any other form of electro-analgesia historically known. This is one of the reasons why the application fields are radically different, as well as its results.

How do I know if I am a good candidate to receive treatment?

Prior to treatment verify that the above mentioned contraindications  do not apply to you.  If you are still unsure call our office at 480-857-2098 and a member of our support staff will be happy to answer any questions you might have. 

If you appear to qualify for the Scrambler Therapy.  Our office will perform a discounted 1st treatment for $99.  You will know within the first treatment whether Scrambler Pain Therapy is right for you.  It is not uncommon for a patient with severe Nerve Pain to go to a 0 (10 being the worst pain) within the first visit.  In the following treatments the pain will re-emerge with less intensity and the duration of relief will become prolonged. Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.

What conditions tend to respond best to Scrambler Pain Therapy?

Nearly all chronic neuropathic pain based conditions respond well to Scrambler Pain Therapy.  The more common conditions we treat are Painful Neuropathy, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Chemo Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN), Phantom Limb Syndrome, Post Herpetic Neuralgia (PHN), Failed Surgery, Chronic Neck and Back Pain, and more...

Why is this therapy called both Scrambler Technology and Calmare?

The Scrambler Pain Therapy was first invented by Giuseppe Marineo in Rome, Italy and was given the name  Scrambler Therapy.  The device was later brought to the US by an investment group and was given the name Calmare.  Since the inception of the Scrambler Technology the device has gone through several upgrades and updates which are currently only available through Scrambler Therapy based out of Rome, Italy.

What is the key to a successful treatment?

The key to a successful treatment with Scrambler Pain Therapy is pad placement and the skill level/experience of the operator of the Scrambler Pain Therapy.  Treatment protocols vary according to the type of pain being treated.

What is the goal with Scrambler Treatment and how long does the relief last?

The goal of the Scrambler Pain Therapy is to place a patients pain in a state of remission.  It is not uncommon for a patients relief to 6-8 months or longer although there are many varying factors. 

 It is suggested that when a patients pain begins to return, 2-4 booster treatments will likely return a patients pain back into remission. Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.

What does the Scrambler Therapy feel like? Does it hurt?

During the initial stimulation you may feel a mild sting”. The single sting feeling is quickly replaced by feelings that  are often described as a vibration or wave.  Many have described this sensation to be soothing or distracting. When the fine-tuning has been completed you will not feel nerve pain in the treated area.

How long is a typical Scrambler Therapy treatment?

Treatment times generally last 30-40 minutes.

I am not currently experiencing pain, will I benefit from this therapy?

No, There must be nerve pain present to benefit from the Scrambler Therapy treatment.

What is the standard treatment protocol for a typical Scrambler Pain Therapy patient?

After a patients first trial treatment is performed and deemed successful a treatment frequency of 5x/wk / 2wks is recommended (10 visits).  This is a standard recommendation -some patients may need more/less depending on the complicating factors associated with their condition. 

***Up to 5 areas can be treated at a time if lead wires are available and time is permitting. 

Is Scrambler Pain Therapy covered by insurance?

At this time Scrambler Pain Therapy is not a covered service under most insurances.  Although we have seen it covered through health flex spending plans as well as third party insurance providers (treating from injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents).  In this situation our office may be able to work on a medical lien.

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