Murat Goksel, MD, Prof. of Neurosurgery, Isparta, Turkey
The WHO describes health as: “a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” in 1948. Beyond the controversies on this definition; I try to fulfill my responsibilities with “all my hats” to treat, care and protect people according to this WHO definition.
One can ask: what are your hats? The year 2019 is my 35th year as a medical doctor. During my professional journey, I began as a general practitioner; evolved to a neurosurgeon, acting as a lecturer, researcher & practitioner. I met with “bioresonance” in 2013 and started to treat people with this tool since 2015. These are my hats.
As a neurosurgeon around 60 % percent of my patients have a spinal problem. Spinal problems mostly and prominently show themselves with pain.
Low back pain is the second most common complaint of adult population, all over the world. Almost countless therapy approaches exist in conventional & complementery medicine; from ancient civilizations to modern cultures. As a neurosurgeon, my struggle with pain started seriously in 1994; when I saw one of the first surgical procedures known as “spinal cord stimulation” for pain relief in Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm.
Besides other approaches, spinal surgery is an effective method for pain relief. Since the beginning in 1990’s, spinal surgery became a huge industry including patients, surgeons, researchers and medical product companies. This industry creates both satisfied people saved from the pain and hopeless patients with severe pain sometimes after several operations. As a neurosurgeon, interested with spinal surgery and pain treatment; I have experienced both situations.
I am sure that most of the audience here are aware of the hopeless patients with chronical pain seeking help around and sometimes went into dead ends. A surgery in a situation, in which surgery is useless; is also a dead end.
Aut viam inveniam aut faciam
I met with bioresonance in the beginning of second decade of 2000’s; thanks to Serdar Soydan, a distinguished professor of pharmacology and a friend of mine. His attention to bioresonance led me to try bioresonance in spinal pain patients.
My wife, Mrs Kadriye Arici Goksel who was an experienced manager nurse is my best team-mate, sometimes as an adviser, sometimes as a leader, sometimes as a strong opponent; was always with me. We learned together and we are applying bioresonance together with her.
Our first tutors of bioresonance; Mrs Zeynep Karabey and Mr Ramazan Toy are bright, patient and experienced teachers. We owe them so much.
I appreciate Mr Marcel Riffel for his kind help and support, which brought me here today.
Last but not least, I appreciate our first patient treated with bioresonance. Very successful result of her therapy opened an exciting way to me.
Before the details of our patients and our bioresonance therapy applications; I want to explain one issue. Because of my long conventional medicine background, it was not easy for me to accept bioresonance as a way of treatment. Even now, I accept myself only a practitioner and I present here only the results of our patients; without any discussion about the theory of bioresonance.
We are using BICOM BICOM optima® device since January 2015. After 1 year experience in private office; now we practice in our house; in a home office concept. Most of our patients prefer this concept, instead of a professional health facility. They feel in comfort and relaxed. Warm home environment provide a personal relation between us and patients easily; which is a powerful support to therapy according to us.
In first rendezvous with the spinal pain patients, we gather:
- a detailed medical history of his/her pain complaint
- complete knowlegde of the patient’s past medical history, including dental health data
- knowledge about her/his family tree and their medical history
- a complete list of her/his daily medications
- all recent laboratory and radiological data
- basic vital signs
- systemic and neurologic examination related with pain
- complete bio-energetic examination
- blood samples
Before starting the therapy sessions we perform:
- blood tests with BICOM BICOM optima® device to detect necessary anti-blockage programs and necessary durations of them. This is the first step of our therapy approach to
- elated with blocked organs; we define the need for organ and meridian programs with durations.
One important point of our pain approach is the allergy /intolerance problem. Classical bioresonance therapy give priority to reduce or eliminate major allergies /intolerances. Whatever the patient’s problem is; it is recommended to eliminate major allergens as first step of therapy. However, we think that a patient with chronical and severe pain may not have enough patience and optimistic mood to wait for the result of allergy/intolerance therapy. Most of the pain patients come to a bioresonance therapist after several unsuccessful or insufficient treatment attempts. Most of them are depressive, hopeless & impatient when they come to us. They expect relief of pain as soon as possible. In such situation, shortest way is the best way. Thus we do not spend time on allergy/intolerance, we prefer to deal with pain as soon as possible. After a significant pain reduction has been achieved, allergy/intolerance therapy can be given to these patients.
The basic steps of our pain therapy approach is:
- elimination of all blockages with appropriate programs
- support of necessary organ/meridians with appropriate programs
- application of suitable pain programs
- intermediate organ/system detoxification with necessary programs
- psychological support with psycho-kinesiology
- therapy to other existing medical problems with bioresonance
- treatment, support or attenuation of five elements, meridians and related organs
These steps can be repeated in a cycle, as long as necessary. The main navigator of therapy steps is the results of repeated tensor examinations. Tensor tests to define indicated programs can be done between therapy sessions with patient’s blood sample. It can also be done at the beginning or sometime during therapy session with patient her/himself. We recommend to test with patient, if the therapist and patient have enough time.
Suitable pain programs can be found in the manual of BICOM BICOM optima®. I will present the list of our favourites to whom interested. In addition to built-in programs, test and therapy with CTT ampoules in the orthopaedic panel with program no. 191 & 192 are very useful in these patients. We strongly recommend usage of them in all spinal pain cases.
We use different parameters to measure the efficacy of bioresonance therapy. Most important of them is the Visual Analog Scale (VAS). Althought VAS is the only reliable scale of pain; it is difficult to explain and get a proper feedback from some patients. Some practical questions may be helpful then; such as:
- any improvement noticed by the patient?
- reduction of night pain, improvement in sleeping duration and order?
- the distance or duration of walking without pain?
- the duration of standing on feet without pain?
- moving shoulders, arms, hands, fingers more easily?
- less use or cessation of painkillers?
We never recommend to stop any drug use suddenly. Especially the neuropathic pain drugs (gabapentine, pregabaline) and anti-depressants should not be stopped suddenly because of the risk of serious side effects. During the bioresonance treatment sessions; whenever the patient feels ready to decrease or finish the pharmacological treatment, then we start to leave drugs behind. Kinesiology and tensor test are also helpful to define which drugs are suitable for the patient and when to stop the drugs.
The second channel of BICOM BICOM optima® is an important tool of pain therapy. We liberally use it in accompanying all A programs. Recently we started to use the second channel for organ support with appropriate ampoules, during the basic therapy. Orthomolecular substance ampoules can also be added via the second channel to struggle with inflammation, nutritional problems, vitamin & trace element deficiencies and deppression. Useful headlines from saved substance complexes are:
- locomotor system (support locomotor system, intervertebral disc degeneration)
- neurology (nevralgia/sciatica)
- goodies (fortify senior males/females etc.)
- any intestinal/colon support
During bioresonance therapy procedure, we applied kinesiotape in some patients. Although it is not necessary; it seemed helpful in some patients, providing a quick but temporary relief of pain.
The number of sessions completely depends on patients’ general status and pain response. Our least number is 8 therapy sessions; even we achieve a significant reduction of pain earlier. Especially in young, healthy, non-operated patients with single intervertabral disc problems; quick relief of pain in 2nd, 3rd therapy session is expectable. But older patients with systemic medical problems (high BMI, osteoporosis, DI, hypertension, scars of multiple surgeries etc.) or multilevel lumbar spinal degeneration with or without spinal surgery cannot be treated quickly.
Chronical pain after spinal instrumentation operation is not a rare and simple problem. Some of our patients were in this group. Our therapy approach summarized above revealed good results in some of them. But at least in 2 patients, we could not be succesful. I have operated one of them after bioresonance therapy. The other patient refused re-operation after bioresonance therapy. We tried to find out whether an intolerance had existed to the spinal implants in their lumbar spine. To do this, we used both kinesiology test and program no. 191 in BICOM BICOM optima® device. Both patients revealed an intolerance with some parts of spinal implants. Depending on this finding, we tried to treat them with program no. 191. Unfortunately, we could not achieve satisfying results.
Our spinal pain cases group included 36 patients. There were 5 males and 31 females in this group. The difference between genders depended on some psycho-social causes affecting the patients’ approach to bioresonance therapy. Our youngest patient was 26 years old and the oldest was 76 years old. Three patients were under 40 years old, 7 patients were between 40 — 50 years old and the rest of them (26) were older than 50 years. That means either mild or severe geriatric health problems accompanying pain in the majority of the patients.
Ten patients in this group had been operated for lumbar spinal problems at least 1 time. Six of them operated multiple times. Eight patients had implants in their lumbar spine. One patient had been operated both in cervical and lumbar spine. Only 2 male patients had complaints from cervical spine; the rest of the group had low back pain prominently.
I have recommended surgical treatment in only 1 patient before bioresonance therapy. Since she has strictly refused surgery; bioresonance therapy has been applied to her, revealed complete success with VAS score 0.
Surgery after bioresonance treatment was assessed necessary only in 2 patients as explained above.
The assessment of VAS can be done in 18 patients. In 9 of them, VAS score decreased more than 50 %. The score was decreased significantly but less than 50 % in 2 patients. The score did not change in 3 patients. Four patients are still in therapy procedure while we are collecting these data. We hope to present their results during the meeting.
Although we cannot prove with an objective scoring in the rest of the patients; we have observed satisfactory results expressed by themselves in 14 out of 18 patients without VAS scores.
These results revealed that, bioresonance therapy was successful in 25 (69.4 ) of 36 patients with spinal pain.
As a conclusion, bioresonance therapy is an effective method for any spinal pain, especially in lower back area. Although the main frame of therapy strategy is similar for all patients; every patient should consider individually and carefully. Therapy should be tailored unique to every and each patient. In addition to other advantages, designing individual therapy plan is very valuable for me; as I am trying to do the same thing as a surgeon. Depending on these results, bioresonance is an important tool in my portfolio. Beyond all discussions; any method helps to reduce or stop pain without any risk, side effect or harm to a patient, is worth to use.
Documentation of programs used for pain treatment