BEMER FAQs– your questions, answered!
Me, demonstrating a BEMER session at it’s new home in the New Day adjusting room
What is BEMER?
BEMER is a medical device. It’s a mat that you lay on that plugs into a machine. It improves the blood circulation in your body
How does Bemer work?
BEMER works by something called PEMF— it is a pulsed electromagnetic frequency. The device produces a microcurrent that is experienced by laying on the B-Mat device, and/or using the B-Pad wrap.)
What does Bemer do?
Bemer improves the blood circulation in the body— in particular the capillaries and microvasculature, which are the tiniest blood vessels throughout your body, legs, and feet and make up 75 percent of your body’s circulatory system.
How would it help me?
Since BEMER improves the blood circulation, and our bodies use blood to bring oxygen to the organs and tissues of the body and remove wastes from the organs and tissues of the body, this supports your overall energy, aliveness, and ability to heal in your body. That flow of the tiny capillaries that make of ¾ of your body’s circulatory system are at play in every second of every day. In particular, BEMER may be a great support for injury healing, athletic performance, extra support during times of stress, history and/or family history of circulatory problems, and just the ability to relax and be energized.
Why have I never heard of this?
Even though BEMER has been around for many years, it was created in Europe and has only been marketed in the US very recently. It is being sold through independent distributors.
How can I try it?
We want to make it easy for everyone who wants to to be able to try BEMER and use it as an adjunct to their care as wanted. The pricing will support practice members being able to buy single bemer sessions, or packages of sessions if it’s something they wish to pursue.
The informational event on Wednesday, 11/7 at New Day at 4308 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago is the best way to learn about this and try it for free. But if you aren’t able to attend, you can just buy a session and check it out. We will have a special low pricing for the first month to make it easy.
Will I feel anything?
You probably won’t feel anything during your session. The pulsation created by the PEMF is an extremely low frequency. However, some people who use BEMER experience slight body sensations such as warming of the legs, hands and feet. This makes sense since Bemer can improve anyone’s microcirculation by up to 30%!
How often should I use BEMER?
BEMER may be used for up to two 8 minute sessions per day. However, it is not realistic for someone who does not own their own device to use the machine this often.
Remembering that Bemer is an adjunct to your chiropractic care is important! For more of us, using BEMER 2-3 days weekly would help make a significant improvement in our blow flood and circulation in 3 months time. Even once per week after your adjustment, or even less frequently as a one-off when extra support is needed may be beneficial. As is true of most modalities, treatments, and healthy habits that support wellness and our bodies’ ability to self heal, greatest results are experienced when used on a regular basis over time.
Why is it called BEMER?
BEMER stands for Bio-Electro-Magnetic-Energy-Regulation
Are there side effects?
This is an FDA Registered Class 1 Medical Device, which means it produces no harmful side effects. The most common side effect of PEMF therapy devices is nausea or dizziness.
Many PEMF companies advise to use caution when using PEMF therapy if you have a pre-existing heart condition. Expecting mothers and children should also not use PEMF therapy.
What is the research on BEMER?
BEMER’s effectiveness on helping patients with fatigue, Multiple Sclerosis, fibromyalgia, osteo arthritis, sleep, quality of life, and more, have been researched. See Pub Med for abstracts. This link will take you to a search of “BEMER therapy” but there may be articles to find through other search terms: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27959944,26078768,24021601,23940071,20865985,19422286?report=docsum