Vibration therapy works in two ways. First, the gentle vibrations help stimulate muscles and ligaments to increase blood circulation. Second, the vibrations serve as a sensory distraction, disrupting pain signals that are constantly traveling from your body to your brain and replacing them with gentle, massaging sensations. Best of all, with vibration therapy, there is no feeling of electric shock commonly associated with TENS units.
Rechargeable and easy to use, Intellinetix products represent intelligent innovation – taking the proven power of whole body vibration and targeting the source of pain with localized, portable vibration therapy. Whether it’s a chronic condition such as arthritis, or an acute injury, Intellinetix now has products that may offer relief to your hands, knees, elbows or shins. There’s even an option that helps eliminate the pain of migraines or severe headaches.
Available without a prescription, Intellinetix products represent an alternative treatment without the pills.
A 2017 clinical study by the Pain Management Center in conjunction with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School found Intellinetix vibration therapy may significantly reduce pain among those living with arthritis. Read more »
The Gate control theory of pain was first proposed in 1965 and ultimately revolutionized pain research. “Gate control” is the term used to describe pain relief by confusing your body’s own nerves and distracting away from the pain. Nerve sensations of vibration “shut the gate” on the small, fast sharp pain sensations. Read more »
Clinical studies on whole body vibration therapy have shown that it can help reduce pain and inflammation as well as improve joint flexibility and strength. Over the years, vibration therapy has been used in clinics, hospitals, and even by NASA as an option to maintain bone density for astronauts.
In a study comparing the effect of vibration therapy and massage in prevention of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, vibration was superior for clinical early reduction of pain.Read more »
5 minutes of low level vibration therapy was as effective at reducing muscle soreness after strenuous exercise as a 15 minute massage in a recent clinical study. Read more »
Studies show osteoporosis patients have experienced significant improvements in bone mineral density and reductions in back pain as a result of vibration therapy. Read more »
Studies indicate vibration therapy may be useful in muscle rehabilitation after acute injury.Read more »
In a study of patients suffering acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain of different origin, 69% reported a reduction of pain during vibratory stimulation at or around the surrounding area of pain. The maximal duration of pain relief was found when stimulation lasted 25 – 45 minutes.Read more »
Vibration therapy on the knee has been shown to: decrease pain, improve range of motion + enhance quality of life in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee when used as part of a comprehensive recovery program.Read more »