How Kneease Works

Kneease treatment for knee pain

With the development of modern medicine, doctors and physicians have perfected many treatments to reduce and eliminate pain. One development, first researched in the 1970's and then published in leading medical journals in 1984 was the use of vibration therapy to treat joint pain.

The Kneease device generates high-frequency vibration to pass pulses through the skin to the affected area. Pain is transmitted as impulses in the large sensory fibres of the body and by applying a certain frequency to the area of pain, it interacts with the pain impulse transmissions, causing disruption. The pulses are effectively ‘scrambling’ the sensory impulses to the extent that they cannot be interpreted as pain signals by the brain. This helps to alleviate the pain from the condition.

Kneease comes with 10 pre-programmed settings for amplitude, frequency and pulse. The settings in the device are pre-set and controlled by a micro-controller inside the device. Repeated pressing of the activation button cycles through the pulse modes.

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Several studies have investigated the use of this sort of therapy to treat acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain in various parts of the body. The published study ‘Pain Alleviation by Vibratory Stimulation’, by Lundburg, Nordemar and Ottoson from Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, shows that shockwave therapy is an effective treatment for both chronic and acute pain. It also shows that it is more effective in relieving pain than TENS.

1. The Effects of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) and Cryotherapy in Treating Patellar Tendinopathies in Professional Athletes

2. Shockwave Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

3. Pain alleviation by vibratory stimulation, Lundeberg et al, The Journal of Pain, 1984

4. Effect of vibratory stimulation on experimental and clinical pain, Lundeberg et al - Scandinavian Journal of Rehabilitative Medicine, 1988

5. Effects of vibratory stimulation on muscular pain threshold and blink response in human subjects, Pantaleo et al – Journal of Pain 1986

6. Vibratory stimulation for the alleviation of chronic pain, Acta Physiol Scand Suppl. 1983;523:1-51.

Useful resources:

NHS resource on knee pain

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