Scenar - A
New Aproach to Pain
Therapy is a highly effective, lasting form of natural pain
relief. Popular for decades in Germany and Russia, Scenar
usually gives remarkably fast results with recent injuries and acute issues, and
steady improvement with chronic issues (often helping those that
gentle, soothing and cost-effective. It has no negative side effects and simply mobilizes the body's own natural
resources. Scenar also helps with sleep and stress, enables fast returns to work and
mobility, and works alongside mainstream medicine.
video from Australia's Channel 9 is a good introduction:
How does Scenar work?
therapy is a form of electro-stimulation (not TENS, see below). A mild electrical
signal is applied to the
skin on areas of pain or dysfunction, or on zones connected to those areas.
receptors in the skin then send signals through the central nervous system to the brain. As the
brain re-focuses on the areas being treated, it triggers waves of neuropeptides. These are
natural healing and regulatory substances, including some of the strongest known painkillers
effectiveness comes from a combination of constant, inter-active communication (helping the body to
re-focus on problem areas) and intensity (pushing the body for fresh responses every
second). Yet it remains gentle, soothing and non-invasive.
Why should I consider Scenar?
The main reasons are its speed, depth
and long-term effects. These effects usually begin quickly, and are felt more broadly than just the areas
being treated. Ongoing chronic conditions may need a lot of work over several months, but Scenar doesn't work
as a temporary fix -- once Scenar therapy has fully broken through, the results are
If you have symptoms that just won't go
away, and your doctor, and other therapists, have already tried their best, there is still an excellent chance that Scenar can help
you. It is outstanding for pain
relief, and restoring lost functions, even with conditions that started decades
A 2014 (non-clinical) study at RMIT
University (Melbourne, Australia) analysed 481 responses from people who had used Scenar. It found
average pain reduction of 70%, while 92% of respondents rated Scenar as better than the other
therapies they had tried.
What does Scenar feel like?
As the Scenar device goes through
treatment cycles, you'll feel a tingling or prickly sensation on your skin. This feels different in each place
and between different Scenar devices and treatment modes. Some Scenar signals feel simple and very focused.
Others feel complex and three dimensional.
Sensations may appear in totally different
parts of the body. Muscles may start to contract and relax, and sometimes an entire limb will rise by a foot
or more, and pronate. Often the pain
will move from one location to another, requiring the therapist to "chase the
pain". Occasionally the signal may feel
too strong and the therapist will turn down the intensity.
The overall feeling is of comfort and
relief. People usually report an immediate reduction in pain, and often a total absence of pain in the areas
treated -- at least for the duration of the treatment, but sometimes permanently, and often for hours or days
later, with the pain-free periods usually becoming longer and longer.
Is it safe? Is it suitable for everyone? Does Scenar produce side
totally safe, suitable for all ages, and virtually everyone's body will respond. In the more than 30
years since it was first invented, there are no reports of negative side effects. Individual therapists may prefer not to treat certain conditions, but
the only major contra-indication for Scenar is electrical implants such as
In terms of positive side effects, many
people report better sleep and a feeling of relaxation and well being. For example,
in the USA, the Center for Security Studies
has a joint project with Boston University's Emergency Healthcare Management program to explore Scenar's use in
reducing anxiety and fatigue, and improving personal health, among firefighters, paramedics and police
various therapists and various types of Scenar. How should I choose?
All types of Scenar are effective, although
the type of device used will have an effect on the speed, depth and range of your results. Equally
important are the overall health of the client, and the knowledge and experience of the Scenar therapist --
for instance do they use Scenar occasionally, or constantly, and how long have they been in
practice? When these three factors are
optimal, you may see astonishing results.
When one or more of them are not optimal, you may get only partial relief. As with any choice of therapist, do
a little research first.
Is Scenar the same as TENS
There are similarities but Scenar goes well
beyond what TENS machines can do. TENS (like many other electrical stimulation devices) is a simple but useful way of
temporarily blocking pain pathways to the
brain, such as during childbirth. The effects are shallow, brief and need constant repetition as the body becomes
habituated to the signal. By contrast, Scenar creates an interactive feedback loop, with a complex, constantly changing signal,
and effects that are deep,
cumulative and lasting.
How many treatments will I need and how
health, quality of diet, past injuries and surgeries, stress levels, and the nature of any previous treatments will
all affect how quickly the body responds, especially with chronic conditions. Part of the skill and knowledge of an
experienced therapist is in spotting and offering solutions to these other factors.
The nature of the condition, the level of
pain, your financial situation, and the degree of urgency will all have an effect on the frequency of Scenar
treatments. With very acute conditions and recent injuries it may be advisable to have treatment two or three times
a week. In these situations there is a window of opportunity for extremely rapid progress,
and preventing the condition from becoming chronic. Your own need to restore mobility as
quickly as possible may also be a consideration. However, the normal pattern is once or twice a week at first,
then weekly -- until the treatments have clearly broken through and the symptoms are starting to go
Leaving gaps of a week or two can lead to
some regression, interrupting and slowing down your overall progress. Some conditions, such as simple back pain or
a mild injury, may resolve in one or two sessions. Others will take several weeks or months, and some ongoing
chronic conditions may require ongoing treatment.
"Scenar is a breakthrough treatment that really
works." Men's Health Magazine
"A device called Scenar ..
has been shown to encourage healing."
"Teaching the body to heal itself
naturally." The Times
" .. combines Western electrical biofeedback with Eastern
energy medicine to treat a diverse range of disorders." Virgin Airways Blue
"A Russian invention to keep astronauts in peak condition could be
the .. most revolutionary weapon of the alternative health industry."
"It may turn out to be a medical miracle." The Scotsman
What about my conventional medical
Before starting with Scenar, it's best
to see your GP for an overall diagnosis. If you're under their
it's best to tell your doctor
that you are also receiving Scenar
treatment. It is unlikely that they will have heard of it, but you can tell them that Scenar is a new form of
electro stimulation pain relief, a major step beyond how TENS machines work, and an excellent companion to
You should also tell them that as the Scenar treatments
progress, the body may become more responsive to medications, making them more potent. You especially need to
mention this once you see a change in
symptoms: as a medical professional, your doctor should be the one to decide whether this justifies reducing the dosage of any medication you might
Is it OK to combine Scenar with other therapies like chiropractic?
Most of the well known complementary
therapies like Acupuncture, Bowen, Chiropractic, Cranio Sacral, Myofascial, Osteopathy and Reflexology
share the same basic objectives as
Scenar. It's tempting to throw two or more
therapies at the problem in order to resolve it as quickly as possible. Yet
each therapy system and each
therapist will approach treatment in a different way, and combining very different approaches in the same treatment period may give the body scrambled instructions, and leave you uncertain of
what is working (and not working). To get the best results and value for
money, it's generally best to try one at a time.
Are there any therapies that boost the effects of Scenar?
Yes. While Scenar is very
powerful in its own right, there are some other energy therapies that help to boost its
effectiveness, but by simply giving energy to the body, without scrambling the messages received it
What's so special about Scenar? Is it worth it?
Remarkable levels of pain
reduction, recovery of mobility and other functions.
Non-invasive, non-toxic, natural,
gentle and free of side effects.
Often able to break through where nothing else
Long-lasting or permanent
Often a bargain compared with the alternatives
and especially considering its impact on a person's long-term ability to work and enjoy
To learn more about Scenar, go
to: Scenar -
Information and Advice.
To see how Scenar might help you, look at these
Cases, Scenar - Conditions and Scenar - Clinical Studies.
I hope you are starting to realize that
Scenar is one of the most effective healing technologies available. Perhaps you will give it a chance to
help you and those who matter to you.
Scenar Therapist, MA, MBCMA, MAET, ITEC
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have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the U.K. Medicines and Healthcare
Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). They should not be considered complete in terms of the physical conditions
discussed, or construed as healthcare advice, and they are not intended to diagnose, reduce or cure any
disease. They are complementary to, and should not take the place of, diagnosis and treatment from a medical
professional. If you have a medical condition, or require medical or health advice, you should first contact
your GP. The testimonials and case histories shown on this website reflect the experiences of real
individuals but are anecdotal - they are not part of a formal clinical study, may be atypical, and,
since every individual is unique, offer no guarantee that the same results will be experienced by
About the author: Paul Lowe has Scenar practices in Central
London and Brighton in Sussex. He tackles many issues including back pain and painful joints (slipped
discs, sciatica, rheumatoid and osteo arthritis, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel, RSI), neurological (IBS, TMJ
pain, RSD/CRPS), burns, wounds and various injuries. He also helps a wide range of other health issues
using a variety of specialist therapies.