Microcurrent Regulation Pattern
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Microcurrent Regulation Pattern part 1 of 3
The application of microcurrents is very diverse. On the one hand proven in pain therapy and on the other, highly valued in the field of regulation. Some time ago, the process around Reself in the microcurrent regulation scene made a big round using the concept of circulation, supply and disposal and cell control.
We will give you a closer look at the concept here and how you can add this pattern to your BCR-Therapie (BCR-Therapy) concept.
What is behind it? What is left? What makes sense of it? How can you, as a user, gain the benefit of your daily practice?
We have split the concept of thinking and the electrode system into three parts. These parts will only be accessible for a short time and will be available shortly after the publication of the third part in the form of an ebook.
The basics of microcurrent regulation pattern
First and foremost is the question: “Which cells are voluntarily ill”. The entire concept builds on this question. The explanation is that it is assumed that every cell in the human body basically wants to be physiological. On the basis of the law of cause effect, it is explained that if a cell or cell grouping does not work properly, it always has to be responsible for a cause for the respective effect (here a symptom or an indication is speculated).
What is the cause of a disorder? – Derived from this, the regulatory concept is concerned with the causes:
- and how to treat.
The regulatory mechanisms of cells
Our cells are fundamentally subject to certain regulatory mechanisms. Take as an example the osmotic pressure ratio. This ensures that liquid and dissolved particles can diffuse through a semipermeable membrane, in this case the cell membrane, through the diffusion effect. This is a basic condition to ensure the regulatory capacity of cells. If these basic conditions are not sufficient, a disturbance of the cell regulation can arise with the consequence that complaints or symptoms can occur.
A regulatory disorder thus corresponds, e.g. a painful condition.
The concept divides the basic conditions into three areas:
- Supply and disposal with nutrients or waste materials
- Provide sufficient energy
- Coordination of processes, cell control
When these three conditions are met, there is no cause for a diseased condition in the tissue.
The concept says of itself that it applies exactly to these three basic conditions. It should be a health-supporting concept that ensures a healthy state of the cells to achieve. Considering this, the scope of the concept is very large. Basically, it’s about improving the tissue’s mile, ensuring the supply of nutrients, disposing of waste, and sustaining energy production.
The areas of use are therefore e.g. autonomic disorders, acute and chronic pain, pelvic obliquity, arthritis, arthritis and fibromyalgia.
Derivation for microcurrent therapy
Microcurrent therapy refers to all of the three regulatory mechanisms mentioned above. Microcurrent has the property of increasing ATP production by up to 500%, which has an effect on the energy supply in the cells. Furthermore, the membrane transport is improved by up to 40% and the protein synthesis by up to 70%. (CHENG, 1982) In the concept of the regulatory application, great importance is placed on the respective current flow direction in the tissue. For this reason, we would like to take a closer look at the current flow at this point:
If you are working with a ‘reasonable’ microcurrent device, the modulation of the current is pulsed DC with variable square pulses. The current is max. 500 μA and the voltage of the device max. 60 volts.
The particular characteristic of a ‘reasonable’ microcurrent device is that it has at least two, if not four, separate channels. This separation ensures that the respective poles of the therapy channel always ‘communicate’ only to their respective opposite pole. So that only between these two poles an electron flow comes about. There should be NO interference between the channels. The current (negatively charged electrons), with direct current, always flows from the cathode, the negatively charged pole, to the anode, the positively charged pole.
This is also referred to as the technical direction of current flow. However, in the case of the ‘reasonable’ microcurrent devices, the polarity of the channels can change depending on the selected indication or, in the case of the very latest devices, it is automatically set at the respective resistance value in the tissue.
For this reason, it is important to know how actually the respective programs of the devices work, provided they do not automatically adjust their polarity and thus the current flow direction. Because as shown in the next part, but not necessarily the attachment of the adhesive electrodes can have an influence on the current flow direction and thus on the result of the therapy.
Physiological energy flow direction
According to Becker, the human body is positively polarized toward the middle of its body and negatively polarized to the extremities. (Becker, 1985) This would provide an explanation of why the correct choice of anode and cathode is important in the application of the adhesive electrodes. However, the regulatory concept apparently also deals with the direction of energy flow from traditional Chinese medicine. From this perspective, Starwyn describes in his book Microcurrent Electro-Acupuncture that the positively charged anode should be placed towards the spine. This electrode is the black one. (Starwyn, 2002, p. 95)
In the picture above you can see how to make the system of the anode and cathode according to this concept. For ventrally applied electrodes, the anode, ie the red, should be applied proximally, as seen from the middle of the body, and the cathode, ie the black, seen distally from the center of the body.
The trunk or the middle of the body represents another limit. Above the middle of the body, the anode is applied on the dorsal side proximally and on the ventral side is the corresponding to the cathode. Below the center of the body, the anterior is attached to the anode and dorsally the cathode.
Physiological current flow on the lower extremitie
In the lower extremities, the anode is medial and cathode laterally applied. In the following, further examples are presented in combination for the treatment of lower extremity complaints
Physiological current flow on the upper extremities
At the upper extremities, the anode is applied laterally from the zero position and the cathode medially. Also in the following there will be additions of further electrodes, depending on the indication or complaint area.
Physiological current flow in therapies on the hea
An important note in advance. Before any applications on the head, the carotid and the heart area, look into the operating instructions of your device whether these applications are also approved !!!
Basically, in the case of the attachment to the head, the cathode is applied proximally and the anode is applied distally. It may be advisable to degrease the front of the head to which you are sticking the anode with a little skin disinfection so that the electrode can hold it there properly. When choosing the disinfectant, also pay attention to the instructions in the operating instructions of your device and to the instructions in the instructions for the adhesive electrodes. You must never use disinfectants or cleaning agents that are not approved for the respective device. To do this, the manufacturers must carry out special disinfectant tests.
Electrode system for general stimulation of the tissue – The circulation system
Background of the circulation system in the Regulations application is, that by using at least two channels in which the poles are arranged in the opposite direction, an opposing electrode or ion flow is formed, which is to bring the tissue to circulate. Keep in mind that for this procedure it is important to know with which polarity your respective program works. Unless you use a cybernetic method in which the tissue after a previously running scan, the respective voltage potentials determined and then calibrated independently.
Extended interference system for microcurrent regulation pattern
This form of the system can of course be adapted very well to the respective complaints. Important here is an understanding of spatial thinking. Then you can apply this facility, the apparent interference anywhere on the body. Just keep the basic principle in mind: The two negative poles of two channels closer together and the two plus poles further apart, then the point of intersection changes. Just imagine two lines. The one line goes from the anode to its cathode, at the A-channel and at B-channel accordingly. Their field of action is exactly where the two lines meet. Now move the electrodes, move their field of action as well.
Examples for shifting the field of effect of the interference system in the microcurrent regulation pattern
End of the first part
In the next part you will learn with which basic system you can influence the movement and the pain at the same time and within a few minutes.
Contents of the second part:
- B + S systems,
- movement and pain – the circulation system
- Interferezanlage foot and ankle
- Interferezanlage bar
- Interference system LWS
- Interference system BWS
- Interference system HWS
- Extended interference system HWS
- Extended interference system shoulder
- Extended interference elbow Extended interference wrist
Contents of the third part:
- Investment options where B + S and Advanced Interference Plants can be used simultaneously.
Becker, R. (1985). The Body Electricity. New York: Harper.
CHENG, N. (1982). Cheng N., 1982 The effect of electric currents on ATP generation, protein synthesis in rat skin., 171, 254-272.
Starwyn, D. (2002). Microcurrent Electro-Acupuncture. Phoenix, Arizona: Desert Heart Press.