Sunday, August 21, 2011

Hope for those with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy (updated 4-04-07)
(These testimonials are not endorsed by Nikken. They are from people like you and me. We make NO MEDICAL CLAIMS -- and we do not claim to heal or cure)

From: Nurse43733@aol.com
4 yrs ago in MONTANA I placed magboy balls on each hand of a 9 year old child with Cerebral Palsy, and in five minutes the muscles relaxed in her hands and she opened them wide enough to hold a glass of water. First in her life! I loaned the mattress pad for her and for the first time she slept all night. NO SPASMS OR CRYING. I never got the mattress back. She also wears the insoles. MAGBOYS are used everywhere which have relaxed and lessened and sometimes prevented her spasms. I am nurse and feel all Nikken’s products help the body function the way it should.
Nancy
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From: golda@gdi.net
My experience with the Nikken products began the beginning of July. A friend of mine who I have been talking with online kept telling me about these products and about the work being done with disabled kids and how it seemed to help them...I was definitely curious at that point. I was born with Cerebral Palsy almost 46 yrs ago. Ever since I can remember I have been looking for ONE thing that might help me...of course all the surgeries and therapy did nothing for me. Needless to say when my friend told me magnets could make a difference...I was doubtful.  I was lent the following products: Insoles for my shoes...a seat cushion for me to sit on in my wheelchair...a mattress pad, comforter and pillow for my bed...and a little item called Magboys, which are 2 little balls with a very powerful magnetic power or energy or whatever you want to call it in them. I really didn't expect any results and figured I would be eager to be rid of the stuff after a few weeks. Well...I was dead wrong! In one week...my spasticity decreased and I felt more relaxed. Then something happened that could have no other explanation to it other than my using the Nikken products. In all my 45 yrs on this earth, I have never been able to use my left hand for anything other than to balance things on or help stabilize things while working with them with my right hand. I would say close to the 2 week mark...I was looking at old coins for someone...and I was using a magnifying glass to look at the dates...suddenly, I realized I had the magnifying glass in my left hand and was using BOTH my hands for this little project. I held the magnifying glass and took the coins with my right hand and held them to it. I have an attendant who comes in every day for 3 hours to help me "jump start" in the morning...I was so excited (I think I scared her) and started yelling her name...saying..."Come here, come here..." She said...What???? I said...do you see what I am doing? She said, you're looking at the coins...why? I said...look at my hands...then it hit her! Oh my God...you're using your left hand too! YESSSSSSSSS.... She said...how is this possible? I said...the only thing I can say is...it has to be the Nikken magnetic products that I have been using. Since that day...I have been using my left hand more and more. Now I am noticing more movement in my lower extremities where it was very limited, I moved my leg/foot   into position to help with my transfer from one surface to another. Before this, she or I had to use hands to move it to where I wanted it.  Once again...she was astounded...because she went to move it and it moved by itself...she said... did you see what you just did? And, I honestly didn't realize I even did it. But...since then...I have been moving my legs voluntarily more and more...and that is quite an accomplishment! Of course I had to get all the products I possibly could. What a blessing!
Debbie
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From: dsimbach@home.com
Some people with Cerebral Palsy sit and are not very mobile while others are more mobile. Daytime sitters need kenkoseats (trimmed down if needed) for the wheel chair. Magsteps, travel pad might be used to line a small chair. Night time would warrent sleep system. Sometimes with severe CP there will be seizure activity...sleep system is a must. What you use depends if they can hold their head up or if they need stabalization. Neckwrap might be good. Nutraceuticals would be good too. Antioxidents important, liver if he is on many meds. If they’re on tube feedings, the nutritionals can be crushed and work just as well. PiMag water would be really good for GI/Urinary health which can be a challenge. Email me with specifics and I can help more.
Deb Imbach
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From: JoMark123@aol.com
Some people are concerned that there might be too much magnetic energy for some CP people. Several years ago I loaned a sleep system and the child got stiff. Frightened the parents and they refused to continue with it. There is always the possibility of "over stimulation" but no danger to the person. If you think that might be an issue, start with Magsteps while sitting, Magboy rolling or spinning at the areas of spacticity and the comforter. Move quckly to the Kenko Seat and then to the sleep system. Tell the parents up front that you will be testing him to see what level is correct for him. As you get results praise him and make sure the parents see the difference. There have been remarkable stories about the effects from the magnetic and FIR technology. If over stimulation does occur, you only need to remove what it causing it and wait for it to settle down. You can test ahead of time to show what makes them stronger. If you’re not familiar with this testing, what you are testing is the integrity of the muscle. If the person being tested is not a reliable test subject, you utilize a surrogate that is. Have a surrogate touching the CP person and give the strength test, then put the magsteps or whatever on the person with CP and give the strength test again. You are simply making an electrical connection once you find out that the surrogate is strong. When you connect them (via touch) you should pick up the weakness. When you add the Nikken products, you should also pick up the effect of the Nikken product you are adding. The body is ready to answer a lot of questions. You simply must find the question you want answered.
Tom Kirchhofer, DC
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From: fphd@mindspring.com
We have used a PetPad on a child with Cerebral Palsy and his hand and arm mobility has improved, the uncontrollable drooling has stopped, and his attention span is better.
Jim
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From: aaronws@5pillars.com
I wanted to pass on this testimonial about Michael Whittman Nikken:
My son, Michael Wittman, is 22 years old. He has severe spastic quadriplegia: he has little control over his body movements, needs trunk support for sitting and one-to-one help for all daily activities such as toileting, eating, dressing, communicating and socializing. Until two years ago, Michael could not hold his head up for a sustained period. Feeding him was difficult because one had to keep a hand under his chin while he ate so that the food would not fall out of his mouth. Because his head usually drooped or hung down, he drooled a lot and had to have cloths under his chin and on his chest so that the saliva did not cause eczema. Still, Michael is an intelligent person who does not speak but his highly communicative. He has finished high school with lots of support and facilitated spelling, attended college and has a strong desire to be actively involved with his family and social group.  One day, Aaron and Resela Wong-Sing brought Nikken products to our home, and we listened to Aaron tell about how he did not get as tired when he wore Nikken insoles and the Nikken Kenko-flex. At the time, I was worried about Michael's back and his increasing scoliosis. I knew that sitting up straight took a lot of energy. So, after listening carefully to Aaron, I thought I might put a Kenko-flex pad on Michael's chair, just where his scoliosis seemed to curve the most (where the thoracic meets the lumbar region). I hoped that he would not fatigue and slump to his right so much.  I just left that Nikken magnet on his chair and he just sat against it day in and day out. I almost forgot about it. Then, one day, as I was giving him his lunch, I noticed something strange. When I took my hand out front under his chin, his head did not fall down, and I did not have to pick it up to put more food in his mouth! I sat watching him for a few minutes. Sure enough, his head was quite stable and held up straight! I called my husband and asked him when the last time he remembered seeing Michael's head down. We both looked at each other with wide-eyed wonder. We could not remember the last time we saw him with his head down. From that day onward,
we continue to marvel how constant Michael's head control is. When Michael was a baby, I looked for milestones of development and longed for him to hold his head up. He never did. For twenty years, we had wished he could control his head. We had tried collars and headbands, tilted chairs and lots of physiotherapy. Nothing worked. When we had family pictures taken, I longed for him to look straight into the camera with his beautiful face. Alas, his head was always down unless someone had a hand under his chin. Most importantly, I longed for Michael to be able to use a head switch to control a computer for speech. However, it took so much energy for Michael to lift up his head to hit a switch to answer respond to cues that independent communication with a computer seemed too much to try for any longer. We had come to accept Michael's head being down and then something changed. Now, Michael's head is never down. He can use a switch to control a computer and it is even possible for him to use a switch to control a motorized chair. We are proud of our family pictures with our handsome eldest son sitting up so straight. What has changed? The only thing that we did differently was put a magnet his back. That magnet will forever be a part of Michael's seating. Now, we have magnetic insoles in Michael's shoes; he wears a Nikken vest and just recently has begun sleeping on a Nikken sleep pad. I still worry about his scoliosis and watch his back carefully. While he sleeps on his pad, he seems to be more relaxed and his back is straighter. I truly believe that Michael's physical well being has improved dramatically since he has been using Nikken products.
Jacklyn Wittman
(Michael's mom, Feb. 2001)


A friend's daughter who has cerebral palsy is sleeping on the pad and her spasms are reduced, as a result, while she sleeps. She says that she has never slept so well. Our daughter has been using the travel pad for 2 years along with the intellirest pillow. She is training to be an RN. When we went to my folks' for Father's Day, she forgot to take the pad to their house and she complained that her back was "tight" when she got up. My aunt and cousin are using the travel mattress pad also. My aunt sleeps better than ever (80 years old) and my cousin who is constantly on her feet during the day can sleep well without cramping in her legs.
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From: BJPRevMom@aol.com
I have a friend in Indianapolis, IN, that has cerebral palsy condition. I met him just over a year ago when he came to a Wellness Preview at one of our local hospitals. He came in very wobbly on crutches, his speech was hesitant, he had several jerky movements (which on crutches was scary). He was put on magsteps that evening, given a roll-out and proceeded to get his own sleep system, necklace, FIR long johns, and he wears the Super-mini like a medal on a chain around his neck. Today you would hardly recognize him as the same person. His name is Scott Day. He walks without crutches - says they hold the back end of his car down in the trunk.  His speech is such that it is a joy to hear his testimony at the Wellness Previews he attends regularly. He no longer jerks, his balance is normal and his pain levels (which were tremendous before) are at a very bearable level (his words). He works every day and as he doesn't fall and hurt himself anymore, he has few health related absences. We love him here. His joyful demeanor is a challenge to us all, and we got to see all these changes in his life. He will stand there and testify that Nikken gave him a life he had never known before. And there isn't a dry eye in the house. Blessings on anyone who can bring a better life to those with this terrible condition.
Bonnie in Indianapolis
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FROM: Indianavtdoc@aol.com
I'm a behavioral optometrist and work with many special needs children, ADD/ADHD, autistic spectrum, as well as physically challenged children with cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, and spina bifida to name a few. I'm a Nikken distributor and use many of the products in my practice--sleep mask, far infrared wraps, magsteps and magstrides, kenkoseat, pet pad, etc.
Dr. Mary VanHoy, behavioral optometrist
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FROM: francesfs@qwest.net
I have worked with a lady who has two CP children, one severe and one moderate. She has used the magstrides on both as well as putting a seat pad in the wheel chair. The sleep system is needed to keep the muscles relaxed. She also uses the quilt and a back flex in her back when she is lifting. Pet products: I have used the pad for my dog who has the big A in her shoulder. On it she runs like a pup: off of it she limps and whines a lot. I have two dogs on the new joint for pets and both seem to be getting relief. They are not on the pad but should be. Owners don't want to spend the money. For the person who asked about what products to use: my husband got relief at first with the insoles and back flex. It took about two weeks to take effect. Once he got on the sleep system he felt better. He now has osteoA in his hips and uses joint and the elastomag back wrap to get relief.
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FROM: jtraner@5pillars.com
A friend of mine who is a Wellness Consultant was babysitting a 12 year old girl with CP. She told him her arms were hurting, and so he decided to try some product on her. Her arms were totally tightened up against her chest with her hands drawn back tightly such that her fingers were all but touching her wrists. My friend, Craig Curtis, rubbed the magboys on her arms and within just a few minutes, the little girl started giggling. He asked what she was giggling about and she told him "My arms don't hurt anymore". By the time he was done with the Magboys, the girls two arms were relaxed and laying on the arms of her wheelchair. She said to him, "Please don't forget to tell my Dad about the magnets". We should all remember not to forget to tell someone we care for about these
great products.
Jim Traner
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From: tahosp@hotmail.com
There is a neurologist Dr. Larry Pierce who is working in Mocksville, NC that spoke at an energy medicine seminar last year about anew magnetic energizing study they are doing called MME (Magnetic Molecular Energizing). I went to see him when I had a disc problem in my neck to see about the alternatives to surgery. They are currently doing the required studies to get FDA approval for Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson's disease and IV disc disease. I met a man who had severe Parkinson's disease a few years ago and came to Dr Pierce as a last resort. He had (according to his assessment) 90% improvement within the first few weeks and had remained stable with only occasional retreatments. You might want to contact him if the people are interested in alternatives. It is not covered by insurance, but like the MRI is very safe. It involves sleeping under a large hi powered magnetic field (similar to an MRI) for 8-12 hours at a time, for several days at a time. All of the people working with this study are very excited about the results they are seeing. The phone number in Mocksville is 336-492-2800. The doctors involved are: Dr. Larry Pierce (neurologist) and Dr. Clifford Nickel (chiropractor).
Brad Rutledge, DVM - Phone- 704-528-6641 (work) and 704-528-9791 (home)
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From: aaronws@5pillars.com
I’m a 24 year old male, 1st year Masters University Student, Honors degree in Physics and Computer Science and I have cerebral palsy. I have fine and gross motor impairments, for example, I have difficulty walking, I can't run, and I have difficulty performing tasks that require manual dexterity. I also have concerns with balance and tightness of muscles. I expend a lot of energy dealing with mobility issues, so prior to NIKKEN I would be exhausted at the end of each day. As it takes extra time to accomplish daily tasks, I have less time to work on my physical fitness level. As well, I have a speech impairment. Because I am committed to helping those in great need both at home and abroad, I have spent the last six years traveling to Mexico to assist in the development of several impoverished communities. These communities lack many services, i.e. paved roads, potable water, central sewage, or knowledge about hygiene skills. Physical accessibility was a major issue for me. I would have to walk without the assistance of my wheelchair in many areas. As a result, each day would be physically exhausting and the working conditions would leave me open to various diseases.  Since I began using the NIKKEN products two and a half years ago I have been able to greatly reduce these challenges, in Mexico, at home in Vancouver, and at university. I have more energy, more balance, my muscles are much more relaxed, I speak more clearly and I am better understood, I have less difficulty when I am required to walk, and I am sick less often.

These are the ways that the various NIKKEN products have improved my quality of life:
-ForEnergy: Magsteps, Sleep System (Ultra KenkoPad Deluxe Twin, Original KenkoTherm Twin Comforter, KenkoPillow,  KenkoSeat Plus King, PiMag Water System, Elastomag Wrist Wrap, ThermoWear Vest, Elastomag Knee Wrap,KenkoTherm Knee Wrap, Elastomag Headband - Using these products on a daily basis means that I am not exhausted at the end of the day and start each day with more energy.
- For Balance & Posture: Magsteps, Kenko Flex Promo Pad - I don't fall as often as I used to. I stand much straighter. My spine is straighter. My shoulders are more relaxed.
- For Speech: Diamond-Cut Necklace - People talking to me on the phone and in person can understand me better.
- For Strength: Two Knee Wraps, Elastomag Wrist Wrap, Magsteps, Kenko Flex Promo Pad - I have more stamina and can do
more physical activities.
- For Relaxation: Sleep System, ThermoWear Vest, KenkoSeat Plus, Kenko Sleep Mask, Necklace. I am less stressed, more at ease and better able to concentrate on the tasks at hand. While on the sleep system I can feel my body totally relaxing and I fall asleep quickly.
- For Immune System: PiMag Water System, NIKKEN Bio-Directed Nutritionals (Multi-Vitamin/Mineral, Gelly-Bees, Garlic, Beta-C-E-Zinc-Selenium, Artichoke/Sarsaparilla, FOS+ Fiber, Perfect Start, Sleep System - I have caught fewer colds and flus. If I do get one, then it is of less severity. I am more immune to gastrointestinal concerns, especially in Mexico. 
- For Skin Care: Swiss Soflower (Cleanser, Balancing Toner, Hydra-Protectant Lotion), NIKKEN Shower System, PiMag
Water System - My skin is cleaner, softer and my skin eruptions are reduced
- For Aches & Discomforts: Magboy, Elastomag Vest, Elastomag Hand Wrap, Solitens, ThermoWear Long Johns (Top & Bottom), Elastomag Headband - When I have a sore, pulled or bruised muscle or headache these products give quick relief.
- For Warmth: ThermoWear Long Johns, Sport Sox or Dress Sox, ThermoWear Vest, ThermoWear Gloves - Cold and wet situations no longer affect me.
Aaron Wong-Sing
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(Aaron has been involved in Project Brotherhood Society since 1993, an organization that encourages youth to be proactive as global citizens through development programes both abroad and in our local communities. He incorporated Project Brotherhood Society and obtained Registered Charitable Status for the Society. As chair of the organization, he formed and organized and executive board, consisting primarily of youth that are active in the daily operations of the charity. Project Brotherhood Society has provided for many people in need in Mexico, constructing 57 houses, 2 community centres including a school, and 2 medical clinics. By providing over 60 scholarships, $100 000 in medical equipment, and over 15 000 kg of clothing, first aid supplies, personal hygiene supplies, computers, and school supplies, many of the emergency and critical needs of the impoverished communities can be met. Project Brotherhood Society has also provided relief to those disaster stricken areas in the world, raising over $50 000 of financial aid and hundreds of kilograms of supplies to areas affected by Hurricane Mitch in Central America, Hurricane Pauline and the Floods in Mexico, the Earthquake in Colombia, and the Ice Storm in Quebec. In Canada, Project Brotherhood Society has contributed to aiding the needy by providing hampers for those families in need, transportation for low income families to access essential services, summer day camps for inner city youth, support for the homeless and drug addictions through dinners, recovery houses, and shelters. Aaron has been to Mexico on 5 trips and is a coordinator of the Mexico programme. He liaisons with the Mexicans and the Canadians and has the important task of managing the group's finances. As well, he oversees all the projects and keeps a video diary of the trip that he produces for promotional purposes. In Canada, Aaron currently serves as Vice-President of Project Brotherhood Society. In 1996, Aaron was awarded the 7th Annual YTV Terry Fox Achievement Award for his contribution to society, through his work with Project Brotherhood Society, while overcoming great challenges. He was also featured on the CBC National Almanac's "Canadian Hero"  segment. Aaron is also an active advocate, serving for 3 years on the Alma Mater Society Accessibility Task Force, a student groupthat advocates for increased accessibility at Queen's University. Aaron also served on the St. Thomas More Parish Council for 3 terms. Aaron currently is a full time student at the University of British Columbia, working towards a Masters of Science degree in Computer Science. An active Nikken Independent Distributor, Aaron is excited about sharing the products with everyone, especially those with similar physical concerns as him. He currently volunteers as the treasurer and accountant for the Vancouver Nikken
Association and he also volunteers with the PSI Seminar Company)
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From: Scott Day: 317-354-9509
In 1965 I was diagnosed with C.P., I had to walk on the balls of my feet and I am also pigeon toed which caused me to fall many times a day. Falling so many times caused me to have multiple contusions to my skull and it actually reshaped my skull and I ended up with bone fractures, and ligament damage to my hands and fingers. My speech was affected and people had a hard time understanding me. In 1972/73 an orthopedic surgeon lengthened the leader cables in the back of each of my legs at the ankles. This would cause me considerable pain whenever the insigne would get hit or when I was in extreme cold. My life was really hard because people would stare, and would try to fight with me because of my disabilities. Because of my condition I never knew when I would trip or when I  would be knotted over by people or other things. So I lived with the fear of constantly falling & not knowing what injury could occur do to the fall. This was very humiliating and however hard I would try to excel in life I never knew when life would push me back down. I ask myself why God had let this happen to me? But what I found out is; that God has not done this to me but has given me the opportunity to try to help other people. And I believe that Nikken is the avenue to do that. In Jan of 1999 my doctor told me that I would have to walk with a cane the rest of my life, or suffer more serious and permanent injuries to myself. Later that month I got a call from my mother leaving a message that said you have to meet with the magnet lady. I thought mom had lost touch with reality.  That night I met Larry & Melinda Hadler at a wellness preview but I told them that I didn't have time to stay. They did strength and balance test on me and put a pair of magsteps in my shoes. I instantly had balance that I had not had in a lifetime. Needless to say, I made time to stay for the meeting. Larry tells me that I looked like I had seen a ghost. It literally scared me because I had never had this kind of balance before. My exact words were: What did you do to me?? The next week I went to another wellness preview and Larry gave me a rollout. The Nikken rollout was the most relaxing experience my spastic muscles had ever felt. My  muscles would feel like a rubber band being stretched to its limits all the time every day for 37 years. It was January and when it is cold you could add pain as my constant companion. After the roll out, not only did my muscles fell the best they have ever felt, but also for a moderate amount of time the pain cause by the January cold dulled considerably. To this day I always volunteer to accept any rollout possible. Every Nikken product that I have used has made a dramatic change in the way my body functions. I now have the sleep system that makes it possible for me to work full time 3rd shift at my job. If not for the sleep system I don’t know what my present health would be at because of the constant muscle pain. The sleep mask & Super Mini has allowed me to get off my allergy medication and have prevented me form-having sinus infections every time a season would change. In 2001 the biggest colts fan in Indianapolis gave up his season tickets to buy the Pi Water system for his home. (Me!) I went from drinking virtually no water to drinking at least 64ozs of water a day. I do believe the water has prevented the sudden muscle cramps that I used to get while sleeping & walking in cold weather. The magboys should be the constant companion of any wellness consultant but especially for people who have reoccurring discomfort. Not only can you help yourself but also you never know whom you might be able to take out of pain. In March 2002 right when I thought nothing else could be done to improve my balance or put off the possible surgery to try to help reduce the voltage going from my brain to my body, Nikken came out with the Cardiostrides. These have changed my center of gravity and have given me what I thought I would never have. If you are a person who has a muscle condition that affects your balance or has you dragging your feet, you owe it to yourself to at least try the Cardiostrides. Please do not be afraid to try these because it may make you fall. What if it can help keep you from falling; wouldn't it be worth it? But if you don't have the courage to try how will you ever know. Please consider my story that one of the things I was never able to do was to spin in a circle repeat ally without falling. (I can do it now!!!) Plus the benefit of being able to see the joy in my moms face was incredible. The look on her face was priceless when she saw me do this. Silver training has helped me to except my physical limitations and the people who do not understand them. Please check and see what Nikken has to offer you! You can call me 317-354-9509. I work 3rd shift so I have to sleep until 6pm. Or email me at Larry Hadler's email address which is: Lmwellness@aol.com .
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FROM: lenandbev@mva.net
I have a customer whose 6-year old boy has Cerebral Palsy and they have begun to see improvements with the products. He is in kindergarten, and has daily occupational and physical therapy. He had been very rigid, making the PT difficult. They began putting him on the pet pat and using the Magboys before PT at home; they say he is much looser now, making the PT easier. They also bought the Kidstrides, and a couple of Kenkotherm wraps for his knees, although I do not have a follow-up report on that yet.
Len

FROM: mcranley@sympatico.ca
I have just put some products on a young boy with CP symptoms but was not officially diagnosed with it. I have worked with children with special needs and lots of children with CP. He has most of the characteristics and is sleeping better and calmer, no jumping around his mom reported...He seems more relaxed and ready to go in the morning and doesn't seem to get as tires during the day. It has only been a few weeks so far so email me again later and I will keep you posted... His mom signed up and is very happy about the results with her bad back and her sisters are too. Bought three travel pads and just when I was on a Caribbean cruise she bought the intellirest mattress for herself and him. I supply work and volunteer in a special school just for physically challenged children.
Martha
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FROM: rae@5pillars.com
For someone with CF, start with a Rollout and plenty of water, but don't be surprised if the person has to get up during the Rollout to cough up mucus. I would also suggest that you do the Rollout over the comforter. If possible, let the person borrow the sleep system for a few nights and a necklace for during the day and they should find that their breathing is much improved. The nutritionals and the water are very important, but they MUST be on the sleep system.
Rae
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From: gdburns@rcn.com
I have found using products for 24 hours (i.e. innersoles and magnet on base of spine and /or around neck with sleep system at night) for CP produced far greater results. I use both magnets and lnfrared. Of course, Pimag water is great. I will often work with someone with a neurological issue for 1-4 weeks. Below is a brief description of my daughter's story.

I am a parent of a 41/2-year-old daughter, Julie, with a neurological impairment. She has developmental delays most notable in gross and fine motor abilities and expressive speech. She uses a walker and uses sign language and pictures to communicate. We started using magnetic and far-infrared products from Nikken about 1-½ years ago. We initially saw subtle changes in her balance and ambulation and then after placing her on this technology day and night we saw incredible changes with her attention, participation in preschool, improved energy to optimize performance throughout the day, and a huge leap in progress with her ambulation where Julie began taking independent steps. We were quite surprised and excited to see these changes and to hear about such wonderful changes her team at school were seeing. Over the past 1 ½ years we have seen great functional changes, far decreased frequency of illnesses and quicker recoveries, improved rate of growth and I believe some normalization of her tone abnormalities. Julie no longer uses her walker, except for long distances and for outside. I really believe that these products have allowed Julie to defeat hurdles much sooner than she would have without them and have allowed her to do, feel and be the best she can be. I am also an Occupational Therapist and have seen children and adults with varying health issues all benefit from using these simple and fairlypassive products.
Thank you Nikken for helping Julie to live more fully and for the joy we all receive in watching her blossom.
Diane Burns
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FROM: mcranley@sympatico.ca
I have a necklace on a 13 yr old with CP that has trouble holding up his head, and sitting up in his wheelchair and the end of school day is the worse and some days all day. We have only used it for less than one week and we can see a difference and he loves it. The other boy is only 8 and he has a back flex in the seat and back of his wheelchair and KidStrides insoles in his shoes... when the therapist or mom takes him for a walk... his head is up and his back is straight (use to bent over and watched his feet) and he use to fall asleep every day on the way home on the bus, his mom would send a blanket in that we would roll up for a pillow for him... now he talks and is fun of action and is even getting into trouble, moms loves that (more like his younger sister now)... the bus driver asked his mom what new drug was he on? He has seizures too and this has also helped, the mattress pad at home and the three products during the day at school. He is on a special diet for seizures and I know if he was drinking the water it would be better still.
Martha
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From: oranuri@netvision.net.il
One of the first positive experiences with the sleep system in our group was with a young woman, here in Israel with CP. It would take her 1 to 1 ½ hours to fall asleep, with her mother by her side, helping to turn her so she would be comfortable. This young woman would also wake up 6 - 7 times at night and her mother would have to come and help turn her. Within a few weeks this woman was falling asleep within minutes and sleeps through most of the night, waking occasionally once. You can imagine how the sleep system has helped the quality of life for both this young woman and her mother.  Today this young woman is using many of the products and it has helped her greatly (car seat for wheel chair important one) she also became a Nikken distributor. We have also seen how using the magboys on other people with CP helps relax their limbs – something that normally takes much more time with physical therapy. I'm sure the palm mag would be amazing as well.
Oran
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From: drleegresser2000@aol.com
For long term relief use the Magnetic headband or equivalent, necklace and earrings. Spin magnetic balls or auto device 30 minutes 2-4X/day near head. Magnetic sleep system at night. Small pet pad in wheelchair if wheelchair bound. Magstrides or magsteps even if not walking with FIR socks to hold them on. Nutritional supplements to suit with Barley greenzymes 2-3X/day, Optimized Pi water. Air filtration system. Weighted cardio shoes if minimal to moderate impairment. FIR long johns in colder climates with gloves and scarf. If incontinent, one may use a large “ pet” pad in place of the mattress pad since it is washable and a plastic cover is underneath or one could cover the mattress pad with plastic.
Dr. Lee offers: Wellness Consultation Services & Support at www.WCSS.biz
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From: bjbruce@vip.net
A few months ago I asked for consultants in Australia to come forward and help this little girl. From British Columbia, Canada we are overjoyed to have found Brent Hutchison and the results are in the following testimony.
Boyd
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From the day we returned home from the hospital with Tenieka and her twin brother, Patrick, it was obvious that she had severe  sleeping problems. We would rock her for hours and hours, only to have her nap for ten minutes and then wake up and scream consistently for the next four of five hours. Eventually we had to resort to sedation, but even that didn't make an obvious difference.  She would still be awake twenty hours out of twenty-four, and screaming almost constantly. When she did finally settle, she would wake up screaming hysterically. Tenieka's sleeping ruled our lives, and we were at the end of our tether. We didn't know what else we could do. It wasn't only affecting both myself and my husband David, it was also having a dramatic effect on our other two children who were too frightened to make the smallest noise in case they woke her up after she had finally gone to sleep.  It was only by chance that we were introduced to Nikken and their products not long after Tenieka turned two years old. Although her sleeping habits had improved slightly, she was still a very restless sleeper. She also still took several hours to settle, even under heavy sedation, and would wake up each morning screaming and crying.  hen we met with a Nikken consultant we were willing to try anything to help our little girl and bring some normality back into our home. Brent very kindly loaned us the kenko pad, dream comforter and magboy on a three-week trial basis. The results were almost immediate and the difference to our beautiful baby daughter was truly amazing. Almost overnight, she became a different girl. Instead of waking up screaming and crying, she would wake up relaxed and happy, and rather than taking several hours to settle, she began to settle very quickly and without any crying at all.  The product has dramatically altered the lives of our entire family. Tenieka is a much happier, and much more relaxed little girl. She settles well, sleeps well, and wakes up with a beautiful smile on her little face. I highly recommend this product to all parents who are privileged to share their lives with a Cerebral Palsy child. We don't know why it is that our special children cry so much, and we don't always know what we can do to make things better for them, but please consider the Nikken products. It might be the best thing you ever do.
Erin
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From: NIKKENKJ1@aol.com
I was also there for the first "rollout" on both Mother and child of the people below. I am so proud of Jacque Pilkington and her team that they continued to work with this wonderful family. If I hadn't chosen to build Nikken as a business who knows when this mother and child would have been helped?
Kathie Zier - 970-377-3493 - www.5pillars.com/zier
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Dear Friends, (from: mags4life@comcast.net)

I want to share a touching story with you about a little girl named Andrea who is 6 with Cerebral Palsy. When I first got into Nikken last March, I had the opportunity to meet her grandfather who was searching for something to help his little angel. My partner Dee and I went to meet with Andrea and her mother LaRee and try some of our amazing technologies on her. I had heard of some remarkable testimonials from others who had used our products but this was my first encounter with a young child with a disability like CP. When we arrived at her home, she was cradled in her mother’s arms eating pudding. Her legs were pulled up tightly to her body as well as the arms, yet her angelic face and smile would melt the coldest heart. LaRee is her primary caregiver on Medicaid and spends every minute with her, so she knows if any changes would be noticeable.  We started by putting down a magnetic pet pad for Andrea to lie on the floor. Her grandpa, Ernie, was present and both he and LaRee said she would only last a few minutes before she would get agitated and begin to fuss. My partner Dee took our magnetic rolling balls (magboy) and began running the balls ever so slowly and carefully on her body. Andrea started out very tense and pulled up.  As she was being massaged, I started giving LaRee her own Magnetic massage because she is under tremendous stress and getting very little sleep because Andrea wakes many time during the night. As I continued with the massage, Dee worked on Andrea. Within minutes Andrea began to relax, her legs straightened completely out and her arms were outstretched. She began singing and the tears were rolling down her precious face. Maybe they were tears of joy and comfort. We were all stunned. She continued to lie there in peace for more than 20 minutes while I gave LaRee the massage. It was really amazing. We put magnetic insoles in her tiny shoes for
balance and energy (circulation) to the lower extremities and put a magnetic chain around her neck. She was strapped into her walker and was able to hold her head up for longer with the chain on and when we took it off, she slumped again. It has been about 5 months since we put Andrea on the sleep mattress to help her relax at night and sleep. Her grandpa last night told me that she has been sleeping now 8-13 hours a night. She awakens maybe once a night now instead of 2-4 times and her grandfather has successfully achieved his goal, to help both his granddaughter and daughter get a restful night sleep. LaRee says Andrea can hold her head up longer each day and wears the magnetic necklace all the time.  This is a lesson in patience. If we allow the products to help our body heal itself, it will improve. LaRee's initial enthusiasm was quickly deflated after a week on the sleep system with no noticeable difference. We are all looking for that immediate fix and improvement, but should always realize, many conditions have been going on for years and with time and perseverance, the benefits will be realized. Andrea is a blessing and one of Gods' chosen angels. We are so fortunate to have met her and helped her and her mother. Nikken gives us hope for a better future and healthier lifestyle. I love what I am doing. If you know of someone who is suffering from discomfort, or other health challenges, don't forget that we are helping millions around the world even when Dr's said there was no more that can be done. We all have choices.
Jacque Pilkington
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From: manuels54@cox.net
This is a fantastic Nikken product testimony! Gloria's product & business testimony
is so wonderful!!!
Ellen & Rik Manuel

Gloria Arrasmith
Gloria was told by her doctors in February of 2005 there was no longer any hope for her. She was told to continue taking her 13 prescribed medications and learn to cope with her unbearable pain which occurred “24/7”. March of 2005 Gloria was led to Nikken Platinum Wellness Consultants, Burt & Lynn Smith; in her own words, “By the grace of God!” During the months of March, April, May & June, 2005 Gloria became well, she has regained her health and her quality of life has dramatically improved. Gloria no longer takes any medications and has not seen a doctor since. Gloria and her husband, Bill Arrasmith, are now Nikken Silver Wellness Consultants and are working toward financial freedom as they spread the word of wellness around the world. In the month of July 2005, Gloria and Bill decided to begin their Nikken business, produced over $20,000 in volume and were promoted to Silver Wellness Consultants. In the same month, they have successfully achieved the “Paragon Award”, “21 Rollout Club”, “Certified Wellness Home”, “2 tickets to the National Convention”, “14 keys for the current contest” and have earned over $4500. Gloria and Bill have been given the greatest gift of all… the GIFT of HOPE
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From: rsargall@unidial.com
Testimony from Dan in his 60's. He has joint problems and up to now, energy problems related to his caregiver situation for Robert who has CP)
I have been sleeping on the pad and pillow and comforter. Thing are happening, GOOD THINGS. I was having pain in my shoulder, this is improving. I usually sleep really hot and throw off the covers. with the Comforter, My temperature has equalized. I am getting much more restful sleep and wake up able to get out of bed and walk not limp. My energy levels are up. I can skip afternoon nap without suffering. The pad and comforter do act as a cocoon. My Kitty did not like it when I first put comforter on the bed. It was too crisp. I held her in it and she starts purring and does not try to escape. She usually does not let me hold her, she is feeling how good it feels. Robert mentions daily how much better I look and that I am not as Crabby.  Also he is showing improvement daily. His therapist had not seen him in about two weeks. He asked Robert what he was doing and to keep is up. I'm glad we are using the Products. Robert went with me to the Meeting on Thursday PM and shared his experience. He has CP and is wheelchair-bound. He has all the muscle spasms and other challenges associated with this condition. I was having challenges keeping Robert's muscles from being very tight and his feet from swelling. I use the energizer, the comfort pad (in bed) and he sits on a mini comforter in his chair. I also use the magboy and the magcreator with him. The air wellness has really improved our moods.. Robert's muscle spasms have significantly decreased. He loves the kenkotherm wraps on his hands. His mood has improved. The problems with swelling are decreased.
Sent by his sponsor: Rowena S. Argall
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From: RSVPNC@aol.com
Tonight, along with about 30 some others, I was so privileged to be able to witness a miracle at our Wellness Home Center in Cary, NC. Some of our awesome new team mates, Crystal and Darlene are really rare and special people. They have taken on the care of two special needs children. Both children have cerebral palsy. I have been hearing stories about the amazing results these precious angels were getting using our Jade GreenZymes and using a sleep system, but tonight we all got to see the results in person.  The 2 year old, Ashante, functions at a 3 month level. She had no head, or trunk control, and her eyes were in constant motion. After using the JGZ and the travel pad for a few weeks, this beautiful little girl can raise up her head and part of her trunk on her own! Her little eyes are now still. Tonight, at the WP, after being put on a pet pad, she perched up so big, and smiled a smile that absolutely lit up the room! As her encore, she rolled from her tummy to her back for the first time ever... Twice!  They were told "Jazz" (age 4) would never walk, but he has started walking with some assistance. He is getting stronger and more balanced each day. I don't doubt he will be out of his wheelchair soon.  Though Nikken's pay plan is generous, there is just no price tag we can put on the spiritual compensation we get every time a life is so changed. I thank God every day for putting Nikken in my path...and for this powerful reminder of WHY we have a moral obligation to share these amazing, life changing technologies with everyone we can.
Carol Riddick

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