WHAT IS ACTIPATCH®?
ActiPatch® is a Pulsed Shortwave Therapy device that is clinically proven to provide effective relief of muscle and joint pain.1,2,3 It is ideal for arthritis, back pain, knee pain, fibromyalgia, sports injury, tendonitis and more.2
HOW DOES ACTIPATCH® WORK?
ActiPatch® uses Pulsed Shortwave Therapy (PSWT) to interrupt abnormal pain signalling in the nerves.1 ActiPatch® reaches deep into the painful area to provide real relief at the source. ActiPatch® can be used 24/7.1
HOW LONG UNTIL I FEEL PAIN RELIEF WITH ACTIPATCH® ?
Depending on the severity of the injury, patient pain levels can begin to subside after only 2-3 hours of wearing ActiPatch® and will continue to decrease as long as the device is being used continuously or at least 12 hours per day.1 However, in some instances it could take up to 3-4 days for the therapy to take effect.1
IS ACTIPATCH® SAFE?
ActiPatch® is drug free and has no harmful side effects.1 It can be worn by diabetics, arthritics, the elderly and bedridden.1
Note: ActiPatch® is nonsterile and should not be applied directly over open wounds, however it can be applied over bandaged wounds.1
WHAT WILL I FEEL WHEN I WEAR ACTIPATCH®?
ONLY BETTER! You will not feel heat, nor will you feel the low level energy that is gently pulsed into the nerves.1
HOW DO I USE ACTIPATCH®?
The device loop area should be placed directly over the source of the pain.1 For maximum pain relief, wear continuously in one area until pain diminishes.1 Use the device for a minimum of 12 hours per day, up to 24 hours per day.1
HOW CLOSE TO THE BODY SHOULD I WEAR ACTIPATCH®?
The device should be placed as close to the skin as possible.1 The therapy will also be effective through light clothing.1 You can use any type of wraps, adhesives, bandages, or clothing to help hold the device in place.1
CAN ACTIPATCH® BE USED WITH PACEMAKERS AND METAL IMPLANTS AND OTHER PAIN MEDICATIONS?
No. Do not use ActiPatch® directly over a cardiac pacemaker, implanted defibrillator, deep brain stimulator and nerve stimulators or other active implantable devices.1
Yes. ActiPatch® can be used with other pain medications and may reduce your need for pain medication.10
IS ACTIPATCH® WATERPROOF?
No, ActiPatch® is not waterproof and cannot be worn in the shower or bath.1
WHEN SHOULD ACTIPATCH® NOT BE USED?
Do not use ActPatch®1:
• If you are experiencing sudden, unexplained pain
• If you do not know the cause of your musculoskeletal pain
• If you have pain that is located deeper in the body, for example in the chest or stomach
• If you are pregnant or think you are pregnant
• To treat cancer-related pain
HOW LONG DOES ACTIPATCH® LAST AND CAN I REPLACE THE BATTERY?
ActiPatch® lasts up to 720 hours.1 The battery is not replaceable.