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What is Deep Oscillation Therapy?




Based on the physics phenomenon, the Johnsen-Rahbek-Effect, an electrostatic attraction is created which allows the application of the Deep Oscillation® machine to create pulses which lift and drop tissue (at a rate between 5 – 250 Hz) and cause micro-circulation of connective tissue and improve the fluid flow between tissue surrounding cells and the lymphatic and blood vessels. This is why deep oscillation® has positive effects on the reduction of pain and edema, enhancement of wound healing, inhibitions of inflammations, muscle relation, and trophic enhancement.

The application of deep oscillation® therapy involves the therapist using vinyl gloves or applicators whilst being connected by an electrode to a deep oscillation® machine. For the treatment, the patient holds a titanium neutral element loosely between the fingers or toes. A gentle vibration is created through the therapist's hands or applicator to create deep oscillation® into the tissue at a depth up to 8cm. This can feel very soothing and relaxing and helps promote healing of soft tissue and promotes the flow of lymph. It also helps to heal bruising, wounds, soft tissue injuries and can be used alongside a pain management treatment plan.


In contrast to externally applied, mechanical forms of therapy, (e. g. vibration), the therapy effect of Deep Oscillation® takes place in the tissue itself and works through the entire depth of the tissue. This causes Deep Oscillation® to be especially gentle and makes it an unmatched treatment alternative for fresh trauma, from Day One post operatively, for acute pain and in the area of open wounds.

The following physiological effects of DEEP OSCILLATION® are clinically proven:

  • Highly effective in reducing pain

  • Effective in reabsorbing oedema

  • Promotes wound healing

  • Improves tissue health

Due to its non-invasive, gentle, and highly effective approach, DEEP OSCILLATION® is particularly suitable for the following applications:


Sprains and strains


Chronic pain


Therapeutic treatment combined with deep oscillation (DEEP OSCILLATION®) is beneficial within a broad range of applications, including, but not limited to:

  • COPD

  • Lymphoedema, arm

  • Oedema

  • Pain, traumatic

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Lumbalgia

  • Lymphoedema, breast

  • Whiplash injury

  • Burns

Prior to your first visit, I ask you to complete a medical form to assess whether or not deep oscillation is appropriate to you.


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