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What is FSM?

FSM for Pain and Tissue Repair

Frequency-specific microcurrent (FSM) is a technique for treating pain by using low-level electrical current. The current is delivered to certain parts of the body in an attempt to relieve the pain.

A frequency is the rate at which a sound wave or electronic pulse is produced. This measurement is registered in hertz (Hz). In using FSM to treat pain, it’s been found that various frequencies can be used to potentially reduce inflammation (swelling), repair tissue, and reduce pain.

How does frequency-specific microcurrent work?

FSM uses Ultra low current and increases ATP

FSM is applied to the body with a device that delivers a mild current. Microcurrent is an extremely mild electrical current (one millionth of an ampere). The human body actually produces its own current within each cell.

In FSM, depending on the tissue involved, specific frequencies are selected to encourage natural healing of the body and to reduce pain. Frequencies have been identified for nearly every type of tissue in the body.

One of the ways FSM works is by potentially increasing the production of the substance ATP in injured tissues. ATP is the major source of energy for all cellular reactions in the body. Because treatment with FSM can increase ATP production by as much as 500% in damaged tissues, this may help with the recovery process. Depending on the condition, treatment with FSM can “loosen” or soften the muscles, which can help relieve pain and/or stiffness.

Who Should NOT use FSM?

DO NOT use FSM if:

  • Pregnant

  • Recent cut or fracture

  • Infection

  • Uncontrolled Seizures

  • Implanted Pacemakers or pumps

People who should not receive FSM treatment include those who have pacemakers, implanted pumps, or uncontrolled seizures, and women who are pregnant.

In addition, certain frequencies should not be used in cases of acute infection, new scar tissue (within 6 weeks), and acute fractures. Please discuss any of these concerns with your provider during consultation so that appropriate recommendations can be made.

How Do I Learn MORE About FSM?

FSM for Pain and Tissue Repair

There are many ways to learn more about Frequency Specific Microcurrent.

Dr. Carolyn McMakin is credited with bringing FSM to the forefront.

  • Dr McMakin is the author of "The Resonance Effect" a book written for the public to understand the history and how it works.  

  • If you click the link and purchase, I may receive a few pennies earnings.​







  • This link takes you to an 80 minute interview with Dr Carolyn McMakin

 The Better Health Guy Interview with Dr. Carolyn McMakin