What is Frequency Specific Microcurrent (FSM)?

Micro electrical frequencies for the treatment of human health conditions dates back to 2750 BC with the use of electric eels to shock sick people back to health. Magnetic rocks were used over the body to heal in ancient Africa and in other cultures of antiquity.

Franz Anton Mesmer started using magnets in the late 1700s. The development of electric current in various forms in the 1700s brought about all kinds of experiments in clinical electromagnetism. In the USA, over 10,000 doctors were using electromagnetism on a daily basis by the 1880s. However, the emerging pharmaceutical industry needed doctors to conduct field trials of their newly discovered drugs. Various legal and illegal means were employed to discredit and dismantle clinical electromagnetism. Electromagnetic treatment started to see a decline and eventually was officially banned by the AMA before the start of World War II.

Despite the raids and charges of "quackery" many people were benefited by the pioneering work of these doctors of clinical electromagnetism. Dr. Albert Abrams in the early 1900s found very specific frequencies that had predictable therapeutic effects and is given the credit for the start of frequency specific microcurrent. Today, the Abrams Frequencies are still in use and selected frequencies have been validated in modern research studies.

Homeopaths were very much drawn to the electrical nature of healing. Harold Van Gelder and others were aware that their homeopathic remedies were actually energetic frequencies that had a corrective effect in the body. They noted that microcurrents, tiny amounts of electrical current, when passed through the body produced a very rapid normalization of function. From the 1930s until about 15 years ago, microcurrent treatment in the USA was carried out somewhat under cover and without fanfare.

With the recent discovery of old journals detailing the frequencies used by the electromagnetic and microcurrent pioneers, interest in therapeutic microcurrent treatment was rekindled. Dr. Carolyn McMakin, a chiropractor from Portland, Oregon, brought microcurrent technology up to modern day standards and in the mid-1990s began teaching doctors and other licensed health care providers how to use frequency specific microcurrent for the treatment of many different conditions. Her machine, made by Precision Micro, has FDA approval. Her courses are very intense and emphasize both theory and practice. She serves as the Grande Dame of FSM in the United States today.

Here is the link to Carolyn’s web site:


Now about my experience with FSM.
I once owned a business that imported a range of products from Bali. My business was situated next door to a woman called Marilyn who, through her business, provided a range of services one of which being, Frequency Specific Microcurrent treatment.

The incident.
To transport the product, for example figurines, they are suspended by twine in a timber frame; the timber of which resembled wooden garden stakes.

The figurines were scattered about the shop. On this particular day I was placing a wooden wall plaque on a wall adjacent to some figurines. I used a ladder to set up the plaque and having done so I stepped backwards off the ladder without looking and stepped back on to a frame. I lost my balance and fell awkwardly on to my right ankle rolling it underneath me. I immediately felt a sharp stabbing pain. My ankle swelled to one and a half times its normal size, however, I was able to hobble around and went next door to see Marilyn. I made an appointment which happened to be two hours after the incident being four o’clock in the afternoon. (It is important for the most optimal outcome to receive FSM within the first twenty four hours of the injury happening.

Marilyn treated my ankle using FSM and having done so she rubbed some herbal anti inflammatory cream in to it and then wrapped it in a film of plastic. Marilyn told me to put a sock over the ankle and keep the film wrap on over night.

The following morning a hopped out of bed and began walking to the bathroom. To my surprise I could weight bare with little discomfort on my right ankle. Upon taking the plastic film off, I noticed that the swelling has significantly reduced overnight. I went to work and was able to do most things without discomfort in my right ankle. I had another treatment that same day and achieved significant relief such that the swelling had fully subsided and I did not need to use crutches. One week after the treatment I was able to walk normally; had it not been for the FSM treatment I would have been on crutches and incapacitated for at least a fortnight.

Here are Marilyn’s contact details:

P 08 8356 2455

M 0412 189 111