• SpinalStimSpinal Fusion Therapy

    Learn how the SpinalStim device can help
    with your spinal fusion.

  • Redefining the Recovery ExperienceSTIM onTrack Mobile App
  • Stimulating Natural HealingView a patient's story about SpinalStim therapy
  • CervicalStimSpinal Fusion Therapy

    Learn how the CervicalStim device can help
    with your spinal fusion.

  • Overcoming Healing ChallengesView a patient's story about CervicalStim therapy
  • Physio-StimBone Healing Therapy

    Learn how the Physio-Stim® device can help
    heal your fracture.

  • Keep Moving. Keep Healing.View Helen's Physio-Stim® Therapy Story
  • Overcoming Healing ChallengesView Veronika's Physio-Stim® Therapy Story
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About Bone Growth Therapy

Some patients who experience bone injuries and spinal fusion surgery have difficulty healing. In many of these cases, there are certain health factors that may have impaired the natural healing process of the bones. To help overcome healing challenges, doctors commonly prescribe a treatment called bone growth therapy, otherwise known as bone growth stimulation.

Orthofix Bone Growth Therapy devices provide a safe, noninvasive treatment that helps promote healing in fractured bones and spinal fusions that have not healed or have difficulty healing. The devices stimulate the bone’s natural healing process by sending low-level pulses of electromagnetic energy to the injury or fusion site.


...helps promote healing in fractured bones and spinal fusions that have not healed or have difficulty healing.



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Overall clinical success rate of 92% for adjunct fusions.5,12

The only FDA approved bone growth therapy device for both adjunct fusion and nonsurgical treatment of failed fusions of the lower back, reducing the need for revision surgery.5,11-12

Trusted. Proven. Effective.

Orthofix Bone Growth Therapy devices have been prescribed since the late 1980s. Over this time, doctors have prescribed more than 800,000 Orthofix Bone Growth Therapy devices to help patients heal. 

Why doctors and patients choose Orthofix Bone Growth Therapy devices:

  • FDA approved for cervical and lumbar spine fusion, and challenging nonunion fractures4-6
  • High clinical success rates4-6, 10-13
  • Orthofix spine Bone Growth Therapy devices are the #1 prescribed bone growth stimulators19
  • North American Spine Society coverage recommendations support the use of PEMF stimulation as an adjunct to spinal fusion surgery in high-risk patients20
  • Designed for patient ease of use
  • Real-time usage data
  • Prescribed with a limited guarantee program*

*Subject to eligibility requirement.


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Overall clinical success rate of 84%.6,13

The only bone growth therapy device approved by the FDA as a noninvasive, adjunctive treatment option for spinal fusions of the neck (cervical spine).6,13

History of Bone Growth Therapy

Electrical currents have been used to heal bones since the mid-1800s. However, it wasn’t until the 1950s scientists made the important discovery that when human bone is bent or broken, it generates an electrical field. This low-level electrical field activates the body's own repair mechanism which, in turn, promotes bone healing.1-3 In 1986, the Physio-Stim® device entered the bone growth therapy market and was shortly followed by the SpinalStim and CervicalStim devices.


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Clinical success rates as high as 88% for treating nonunions.4,10

This FDA approved device has been used for more than 30 years to stimulate healing of challenging fractures.

STIM onTrack Mobile App*
Redefining the Recovery Experience

A patient friendly mobile app designed to provide tools to help patients adhere to their bone growth therapy device prescriptions and improve their clinical outcomes.

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*Currently available for SpinalStim and CervicalStim devices