Tag: Pain Management

CES 2020: ReliefHeat Smartphone Controlled Heat Pad

Many people with back pain make use of heat pads and other heating devices to relieve some of the discomfort they’re feeling. This typically requires being tethered to a wall outlet for power. ReliefHeat is a battery powered device, the booth for which we discovered at CES 2020, that can be worn throughout the day […]

Injectable Electrodes for Neuromodulation

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed an injectable flexible electrode that can aid in neuromodulation therapy, potentially replacing more rigid electrodes that do not mesh well with soft tissues. The injectable material consists of a silicone gel and small metal particles, and it forms a flexible bolus when injected aro (Read more...)

Looking to the Future of Neuro Devices: Exclusive Interview with Alcyone Lifesciences CEO PJ Anand

Alcyone Lifesciences is a medical technology company based out of Lowell, MA, which specializes in central nervous system (CNS) drug delivery platforms for targeted infusions of the brain or spinal cord. Their Thecaflex DRx System was recently awarded Breakthrough Device designation by the FDA, for spinal infusion of therapeutic medications. Medgad (Read more...)

New CNS Drug Delivery System by Alcyone Lifesciences Given Breakthrough Designation by FDA

Alcyone Lifesciences recently obtained Breakthrough Device Designation from the FDA for their novel implantable intrathecal bolus drug delivery catheter and port system, the ThecaFlex DRx System. The system is intended for use in conditions that require prolonged medication administration directly into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), such as some ca (Read more...)

BewellConnect MyTens PRO: A Medgadget Review

BewellConnect’s MyTens PRO is a mobile and wireless TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) device that has been medically approved and cleared by the FDA. TENS is a widely known technique that provides pain relief or muscle stimulation using mild electrical currents. The typical TENS unit comes with a handheld central control unit (Read more...)

Medtronic’s RF Ablation Platform FDA Cleared to Control Pain

Medtronic won FDA clearance for its Accurian RF system for ablation of nerve tissues. The system delivers radiofrequency signals to heat up targeted nerves, in the process soothing the pain associated with those nerves. Following ablation, the tissue is no longer capable of generating the pain signals, so if the targeting is done correctly the [&he (Read more...)