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APS Therapy

APS Therapy:

A safe, effective, drug free treatment for pain relief, and to enhance recovery or injury repair and energy, using an APS Therapy machine.

APS stands for Action Potential SimulationAction potentials are the tiny bursts of electricity that transmit information in the body, otherwise known as ‘nerve signals’.

The APS Therapy machine sends a copy, or ‘simulation’, of action potentials, through the cells, using electrodes attached to the skin. it is applied in the same way that a TENS machine is applied, but works in a very different way. 

Treatment involves sitting comfortably for around 30 minutes, and is absolutely safe and pain free.

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APS Therapy assists in pain relief, injury repair, and energy in 4 key ways:

1) Stimulates the body’s own healing mechanisms.

by increasing the the production of ATP,  the molecule that creates and transports energy in the body. 

2)  Assists removal of waste products.

 by boosting the electrical communication between cells

3) Reduces pain 

by increasing the release of neuro-transmitters


When APS Therapy enhances sleep, this also has a beneficial effect on pain, healing and energy.For more information on how APS Therapy works, go to Sports

‘I find it incredible, and it’s so good that it’s completely drug free! It took me about 1 week to go from pain that I couldn’t ignore ( about 7/10) to much better (2-3/10), and then since week 6 I am going 5 days a week pain-free. Also, I have much more energy!”     – Jenifer Anderson, 33, Bedford.


I had met people with near-miraculous results for rheumatoid arthritis, MS pain, tennis elbow and more, so I thought there must be something in it. Finally, I see why.  – Helen Croxon, Northants


What conditions can be successfully treated with APS Therapy?

Almost all painful conditions can be treated with APS Therapy. This includes pain from injury or inflammation, arthritis, muscular pain, headaches, and nerve pain.

Please also have a look at the research tab above for validation studies and clinical trials.

Conditions we have successfully treated here at Painfree Potential include:

osteoarthritis, gout, elbow injury, shoulder pain, fatigue, mobility, post knee surgery pain and swelling, sleep in fibromyalgia, post total knee replacement, broken bones, shoulder injuries, old car/motorbike accident injuries, multiple sclerosis pain, long term back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, dystonia, neuropathic pain, cervical spondylosis, tennis elbow, headaches, migraine, knee pain, Achilles tendon, chronic post surgical pain and swelling, hip replacements, ankylosing spondylitis, sinus pain, Baker’s cyst, repetitive strain injury, cramps, mentsrual pain, fibromyalgia, painful psoriasis, varicose vein pain

How can I try APS Therapy?

You can buy APS Therapy machines with a full money back guarantee within 8 weeks if you don’t have success, and also rent, which allows you to treat short term injuries, or try out the therapy.

We can sometimes also arrange a trial machine – give us a call to find out if we have trial machines in stock!

Either way, when you contact us, we assess your individual condition, and screen to ensure that APS Therapy is safe and appropriate for you. Using Skype, FaceTime, or the phone, wherever you live in the UK, we teach you to use the machine,  create a personalised treatment plan with you, and discuss your progress, suggesting any changes, throughout your treatment.

There is also a growing team of registered  APS Therapists who have been taught by Painfree Potential, across the country; see Find a practitioner if you would like one to one treatment, or for therapy centres, Find a clinic

 If after renting or having a course of treatment with a therapist, you decide that you would like to benefit from APS Therapy in the long term, you can buy your rental model, or a new machine, via your APS Therapist.



Does APS Therapy work for everyone?

APS Therapy doesn’t work for every pain or everybody, and there are a few conditions where it is not safe to use APS. This is why we carry out a screening and assessment; it’s not safe to use an APS machine if:

  • In the past 3 months, you have had a heart attack, pulmonary embolus, stroke or DVT
  • You have a heart pacemaker
  • You are pregnant
  • You have epilepsy
  • You have active cancer (complete remission is fine)
  • or small children who are too young to say what they feel

Give us a call on 01908 799870 or contact us via the contact page. We will discuss whether APS Therapy would be appropriate, and may be able to benefit you, and how you would like to go ahead.  When you call, your call will be taken first by our call handler, who will take your number, so that one of the team can get back to you.

 Hope to speak to you soon!