FAQ How often do I use the MDcure?
You may use the MDcure twice a day for 2 to 6 weeks depending upon symptoms.
How long does the treatment last?
The treatment lasts for 30 minutes. Once the treatment is over the device shuts down automatically.
How does the MDcure work to relieve muscle pain?
MDcure is a new patent-pending technology that generates an electromagnetic field at specific frequencies that were found to produce massaging effects such as increased blood flow and perfusion, relaxed muscles, reduced pain, and consequently improved range of motion.
What type of pain does the MDcure treat?
The MDcure treats lower back pain associated with muscle strain, pull or tear, muscle overuse, repetitive motion injury, poor posture and weak core muscles.
Is the MDcure listed with the FDA?
Yes, the MDcure is listed with the FDA as a class I device.
How long before I feel an improvement? The mechanism of how the device affects muscle tissue is such that it has a cumulative effect i.e. it takes several exposures to the treatment before improvement is felt. Therefore, we recommend that you continue your treatment for at least two weeks. If symptoms still persist after two weeks, continue therapy either until symptoms end or six weeks, whichever is first. if symptoms still continue after six weeks or worsen during treatment, see your physician.
Is there a limit to how long I can use the MDcure for?
The MDcure can be used on a daily basis. It is essential to follow the instructions in the user manual and recommendations made by your health professional. If your symptoms persist after 6 weeks or worsen, at any time during treatment consult your health professional.
Where do I place the treatment pad?
The treatment pad is designed to fit perfectly over your lower back. Simply place either side of the pad on the lower back. There is no need for skin contact; the pad can be placed over clothing. A fabric belt is included to tie around your waist to hold the pad in position over your lower back and keep your hands free.
Am I limited to a certain position when I use the MDcure?
No. The MDcure can be used while sitting, standing or walking. You can continue with your day-to-day activities while treating your lower back.
Will I feel any tingling/electrical/vibrating sensation?
No. The MDcure is based on a technology that transmits an electromagnetic field at low frequencies that has massaging effects on the lower back. The field cannot be felt, although some patients feel an improvement in pain during treatment.
Do I need a prescription in order to purchase the device?
No. The MDcure is a Class I device that does not require a prescription and can be sold directly to patients.
Can anyone use the MDcure?
Do not use MDcure: - If you have a pacemaker or a defibrillator - If you are pregnant - If you are a patient treated for any type of cancer - To mask or relieve undiagnosed pain - Other than as instructed in the MDcure user manual or directed by your health care professional * Not to be used on infants or children If you are in doubt about any of these warnings, please consult your health care professional.
Does the MDcure use batteries?
Yes. The MDcure uses one Alkaline battery of 9V.