This study was designed as a pilot investigation of the effect of pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEMF) stimulation on early flexor tendon healing in a chicken model using a similar stimulus to that used clinically. The PEMF used caused a decrease in tensile strength and an increase in peritendinous adhesions.

J Hand Surg [Br] 1999 Feb;24(1):56-8
Robotti E, Zimbler AG, Kenna D, Grossman JA.
Miami Children’s Hospital, USA.