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What is the Skanlab NG Pro device?

The Skanlab NG Pro diathermy device is intended for the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, degenerative musculoskeletal conditions and pain, and as part of a physiotherapy regimen that may include other treatments. Specific applications include:

• Acceleration of soft tissue and muscle healing after injury

• Control of pain, including joint pain

• Acceleration of joint healing and arthritis

• Better elasticity in muscles and soft tissues


And Skanlab NG Pro is also widely used for PREVENTIVE TREATMENT

How it works:

Skanlab NG Pro generates an electrostatic field energy with a frequency of 500 kHz (0.5 MHz). The watt power is 25 watts, and the power is based on creating an alternating static current that creates an electrodynamic field and therefore uses the complex of electrodynamics. The unit is classified as a longwave (600m) diathermy device (monopolar). The current is characterized by being a capacitive high-frequency current.


The device itself is grounded, but the patient circuit does not contain a "real" grounding electrode. Treatment electrode, and the patient's current return electrode are only part of the circuit to treat the patient, and to close the circuit. The patient's tissue is also part of this circuit. The effect of the heating is generated in the tissue under the treatment electrode.


The Skanlab device operates by dielectric or capacitance - When dielectrically connected diathermy is used, a rapidly alternating voltage differential is created which produces a rapidly alternating electric field in a circuit. The treatment electrode and the patient's return electrode are placed with adequate and optimal skin contact with the patient. The electric field penetrates into the tissues (through the surface of the enamel on the treatment electrode and the patient's skin tissue) in the relevant area of ​​the body. The energy enters the tissue via the treatment electrode and emits energy in the form of heat, and returns the electrode to the return current via the patient, thereby closing the circuit.


The heating effect in the tissue is below the treatment electrode. Due to the electrical charges in the tissue molecules, the tissue molecules will try to align with the rapidly changing electric field. This rapid movement, or alternation, of the molecules causes friction or collision with other molecules and produces heat in the tissue. The electric field strength is determined by the degree of potential difference between the electrodes set by the device's current regulator. Since the frequency is not varied, the average effect determines the actual effect of the heating. The heating itself is due to loss of energy in the tissue. This in turn provides less energy through the surrounding tissue and to the patient return current electrode.

At what indications does Skanlab NG Pro show a good effect?


Anatomical location / condition





Whiplash syndrome



Frozen shoulder


Impingement syndrome

Rotator cuff symptoms

Biceps longum tendonitis

Elbow / forearm / hand:


Pronator teres syndrome


Carpal tunnel syndrome

Finger ligament distortions


Lower back pain

Detoning muscles




Coaxial arthritis

Adductor tendonitis

Trochante bursitis / bursitis disorders

M. piriformis syndrome


Hamstring contusions

M. quadriceps contusions



Patello-femoral arthralgia

Ligament injuries

Runners knee

Jumpers knee


M. tibialis posterior tendonitis

Tibia periostitis

M. triceps surae


Ankle and Achilles tendon:

Distortion of the ankle with edema

Sinus tarsi syndrome

Achilles tendonitis / paratendonitis

Talofibular anterior sprains

Technical specifications:

Technical approvals:  CE 2460

Skanlab NG Pro satisfies all orders and standards in accordance with the Medicines Directive (93/42 / EEC)


Standard equipment

  • Skanlab NG Pro

  • Treatment electrode, Ø30mm

  • Massive patient return current electrode (steel rod)

  • Complete electrode handles (remote control)

  • Electrode cable, black

  • Power cable


Optional equipment

  • Treatment electrode, Ø30mm

  • Treatment electrode, Ø23mm

  • Massive patient return current electrode (steel rod)

  • Flexible patient return current electrode (rubber plate 8x12cm)

  • Complete electrode handles (remote control)

  • Electrode cable, black

  • Power cable

  • Skanlab Therapy Electrode Cream, 1ltr

  • Skanlab Therapy Electrode Cream, 5ltr


Technical specifications

  • Main voltage: 100-240 Volts,

  • Frequency: 50/60 Hz

  • Current: 0.6 –1.2 A.

  • Max. Output power: 25W

  • Continuous output frequency: 500 kHz


The Device:

Medical classification: IIa (according to MDD 93/42 / EEC)

Safety class: In type BF, according to IEC 60601-1

Patient leakage current: better than IEC requirements (IEC <100 µA)

Ditto, first fault condition: better than IEC requirements (IEC <500 µA)

Safety test: CE-MDD

Dimensions: 302x300x126.5mm (l x w x h)

Weight: 4.3 kg

Fuses: 2xT 2.5A H 250V 

Environmental conditions:

Environmental conditions for transport and storage

Environmental temperature: - 10 C to + 40 C.

Relative humidity: 10 to 90% (no condensation)

Atmospheric pressure: 500 to 1060 hPa

Environmental conditions for normal use:

Environmental temperature: - 10 C to + 40 C.

Relative humidity: 10 to 90% (no condensation)

Atmospheric pressure: 800 to 1060 hPa


Classification: CE 2460

Classification of Skanlab NG Pro

  •  Class IIa according to the Medical Devices Directive (MDD 93/42)

Software Class:

A, according to EN ISO 62304, Software Safety Classification


Implemented security standards:

• IEC 60601-1: Medical electrical equipment - Part 1: General safety requirements

• IEC 60601-1-2: Electrical Medical Equipment - Part 1: General requirements for basic safety and critical performance - Section 2: Safety standard: Electromagnetic interference - Requirements and tests

• IEC 60601-1-4: Medical electrical equipment - Part 1-4: General safety requirements - Safety standard: Programmable electrical medical systems

• IEC 60601-1-6: Medical electrical equipment - Part 1: General safety requirements - Section 6: Safety standard: Usability

• IEC 60601-1-11: Medical electrical equipment - Part 1: General requirements for basic safety and critical performance - Section 11: Safety standard: Requirements for medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems used in the home health environment

• EN ISO 62304: Software for medical devices - life cycle processes for software

• EN ISO 14971: Medical devices - Use of risk management on medical devices

• EN ISO 10993: Biological evaluation of medical devices - Part 1: Evaluation and testing in a risk management process 13.7 Production standards

• EN ISO 13485 Medical devices - Quality management systems Requirements for regulatory purposes

Contact Skanlab AS for

  • In-depth information / documentation

  • Precautionary information

  • Information on contraindications

  • Information on practical use

  • Demonstration

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