Using Vibration Therapy for Neuropathy Relief

Using Vibration Therapy for Neuropathy Relief

Table of Contents

Neuropathy is a debilitating condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. It is characterized by peripheral nerve damage, resulting in symptoms such as pain, weakness, tingling, numbness, and loss of coordination. Typical traditional neuropathy treatment often has limited efficacy and can come with significant risks of adverse events. However, recent research has shown promising results in using vibration therapy as a potential solution for neuropathy relief.8

Understanding Neuropathy

Before delving into the benefits of body vibration therapy, it is important to understand what neuropathy is and how it impacts individuals. Neuropathy refers to a condition that affects the peripheral nerves, which are responsible for transmitting signals between the body and the brain. There are several types of neuropathy, including peripheral neuropathy, autonomic neuropathy, and diabetic neuropathy.

Peripheral neuropathy is the most common form and typically affects the nerves that control sensation, movement, and coordination in the extremities. Autonomic neuropathy affects the nerves that control involuntary bodily functions, such as digestion, heart rate, and blood pressure. Diabetic neuropathy is a specific type of peripheral neuropathy that occurs in individuals with diabetes.

The symptoms of neuropathy can vary depending on the type and severity of the condition. Common symptoms include muscle weakness, nerve pain, tingling, numbness, and a loss of coordination. These symptoms can significantly impact an individual's quality of life and daily functioning.

Benefits of Vibration Therapy for Neuropathy

Vibration therapy has emerged as a potential treatment option for neuropathy relief. This innovative therapy involves the use of vibration plates or platforms that emit vibrations at specific frequencies and amplitudes. What does a vibration plate do? These vibrations stimulate the muscles, nerves, and tissues, providing a range of benefits for individuals with neuropathy.

Increased Muscle Strength and Endurance

One of the key whole body vibration benefits is its ability to increase muscle strength and endurance. The vibrations emitted by the vibration plate activate muscle fibers up to 20-50 times per second. This rapid muscle contraction and relaxation mimic the effects of rigorous exercise in a shorter period of time. As a result, individuals undergoing vibration therapy experience improved muscle tone, strength, and endurance.

Enhanced Blood and Lymph Circulation

Vibration therapy also has a positive impact on blood and lymph circulation. The rapid muscle contractions produced by the vibrations create a pumping action that helps move blood and lymph fluid throughout the body.1 This increased circulation promotes the removal of cellular waste and toxins, while also improving the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the muscles and tissues.

Activated Nerve Activity

The vibrations generated by vibration therapy also stimulate nerve activity. These vibrations target the receptors in the skin, which then transmit signals to the brain. This activation of nerve activity improves nerve function and viability, potentially leading to enhanced nerve regeneration and improved overall nerve health.

Boosted Bone Mineral Density

Vibration therapy has been shown to have a positive impact on bone health. The vibrations stimulate the activity of osteoblast cells, which are responsible for bone formation, while also decreasing the activity of osteoclast cells, which are responsible for bone resorption. This combination of increased osteoblast activity and decreased osteoclast activity leads to improved bone mineral density and reduced risk of fractures.

Pain Relief and Faster Nerve Regeneration

Several studies have demonstrated the significant neuropathy pain reduction experienced by patients undergoing vibration therapy.8 The improved blood circulation resulting from vibration therapy can help alleviate chronic pain by reducing inflammation and promoting the regeneration of damaged nerves. This pain relief can have a profound impact on an individual's quality of life and overall well-being.

Exercise Benefits Without the Strain

One of the unique benefits of vibration plates is that they provide exercise benefits without the strain typically associated with traditional forms of exercise. The vibrations emitted by the whole body vibration platform activate muscles and nerves without requiring rigorous physical activity. This is particularly beneficial for individuals with neuropathy who may have limited mobility or difficulty engaging in conventional exercise programs.8

Lifepro Vibration Plates: A Game-Changer in Vibration Therapy

When it comes to vibration therapy for arthritis and other conditions like neuropathy, Lifepro Vibration Plates are leading the way as a game-changer in the field. Lifepro is a trusted brand that offers a range of vibration platforms designed to provide effective and safe therapy for neuropathy relief. Lifepro Vibration Plates are designed with the latest technology and ergonomic features to ensure maximum comfort and effectiveness during therapy sessions.

In conclusion, vibration therapy has emerged as a promising treatment option for neuropathy relief. With its ability to increase muscle strength and endurance, enhance blood and lymph circulation, activate nerve activity, boost bone mineral density, provide pain relief, and offer exercise benefits without strain, vibration therapy offers a holistic approach to managing the symptoms of neuropathy. Lifepro Vibration Plates are at the forefront of this therapy, providing individuals with a safe, effective, and convenient solution for neuropathy relief.


  1. Jo NG, Kang SR, Ko MH, et al. Effectiveness of Whole-Body Vibration Training to Improve Muscle Strength and Physical Performance in Older Adults: Prospective, Single-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial. Healthcare (Basel). 2021;9(6):652. Published 2021 May 31. doi:10.3390/healthcare9060652
  2. Omidvar M, Alavinia SM, Craven BC. The effects of whole body vibration therapy on reducing fat mass in the adult general population: A systematic review and meta-analyses. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2019;19(4):455-464.
  3. Milanese C, Cavedon V, Sandri M, et al. Metabolic effect of bodyweight whole-body vibration in a 20-min exercise session: A crossover study using verified vibration stimulus. PLoS One. 2018;13(1):e0192046. Published 2018 Jan 31. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0192046
  4. Roelants M, Delecluse C, Goris M, Verschueren S. Effects of 24 weeks of whole body vibration training on body composition and muscle strength in untrained females. Int J Sports Med. 2004;25(1):1-5. doi:10.1055/s-2003-45238
  5. Sharififar S, Coronado RA, Romero S, Azari H, Thigpen M. The effects of whole body vibration on mobility and balance in Parkinson disease: a systematic review. Iran J Med Sci. 2014;39(4):318-326.
  6. Cerciello S, Rossi S, Visonà E, Corona K, Oliva F. Clinical applications of vibration therapy in orthopaedic practice. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2016;6(1):147-156. Published 2016 May 19. doi:10.11138/mltj/2016.6.1.147
  7. van Heuvelen MJG, Rittweger J, Judex S, et al. Reporting Guidelines for Whole-Body Vibration Studies in Humans, Animals and Cell Cultures: A Consensus Statement from an International Group of Experts. Biology (Basel). 2021;10(10):965. Published 2021 Sep 27. doi:10.3390/biology10100965
  8. Kessler NJ, Lockard MM, Fischer J. Whole body vibration improves symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2020;24(2):1-3. doi:10.1016/j.jbmt.2020.01.004


Joel Gottehrer

Joel Gottehrer is the Co-Founder of Lifepro Fitness and has dedicated his life to helping people transform theirs. With over 12 years of experience in the fitness industry as a personal trainer and owner of two personal training studios, Joel has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to helping transform lives. After suffering from physical injuries, Joel and his business partner, Abraham Brach, came together with a common goal to alleviate the pain caused by their injuries.

They continued to find themselves disappointed with the results stemming from various products promising to relieve their pain, and with that – Lifepro Fitness was born. Joel's mission is to have a positive impact on millions of lives with the Lifepro brand. Whether it's finding new and innovative ways to help people recover from injuries or developing products to improve overall wellness, Joel is always looking for ways to push the boundaries. Thanks to his commitment to help people live their lives free of pain, Lifepro has been able to do this for thousands of people since its founding in 2017.

Back to blog