Pulsed Electomagnetic Fields Speed Healing after Surgery

An abstrcaduceusact of “Evidence-based use of pulsed electromagnetic field therapy in clinical plastic surgery” published in 2009 states that:

PEMF therapy has been used successfully in the management of postsurgical pain and edema, the treatment of chronic wounds …

Given the recent rapid advances in development of portable and economical PEMF devices, what has been of most significance to the plastic surgeon is the laboratory and clinical confirmation of decreased pain and swelling following injury or surgery.