KevMed announces that it has been appointed as the US distributor of the PainShield device for treatment of pelvic pain and related conditions by NanoVibronix, a company that develops innovative medical products based on its proprietary miniaturised ultrasound technology. Chicago," says Wiseman. "I feel that for the first time, we have a real chance to revolutionize the management of pain in these patients without the risks of surgery or drugs."
According to Amir Rippel, VP Marketing at NanoVibronix, "our relationship with KevMed will allow us to reach many patients suffering from pain due to various pelvic pain syndromes. PainShield can help pelvic pain patients overcome their daily suffering and return to a more normal life." Rippel adds, "following our ongoing success in relieving pain for patients with trigeminal neuralgia, an extremely painful neurological facial syndrome, we believe we can reduce the suffering and improve quality of life for many other patients with specific, but difficult to treat pain."
PainShield is the first hands-free, low-frequency therapeutic ultrasound device that delivers therapy via a self-adhering patch. The portable design allows for an entirely new dimension in ultrasound treatment of pain and soft tissue healing. PainShield consists of a disposable patch connected to a portable reusable driver and transmits ultrasound waves to the desired area of the body. Patients can use PainShield in the clinical setting, at home, at work, and even while they sleep. The hassle-free, user-friendly application of the device dramatically improves patient compliance and access to treatment. PainShield is cleared by the FDA for treatment of pain and carries the CE Mark.
Over 15 million patients in the US suffer from a number of overlapping disorders that include pelvic pain, abdominal pain, Adhesion Related Disorder (ARD), bowel obstruction, endometriosis, interstitial cystitis (IC), painful bladder syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), vulvodynia, dyspareunia (painful intercourse), dyschezia (painful defecation), adhesions, sacroiliac joint pain, pudendal neuralgia and pelvic floor dysfunction...The International Adhesions Society (IAS) was founded by Synechion, Inc...David Wiseman, PhD, MRPharmS, internationally recognized expert who has been making important product and scientific contributions to the field since 1987...NanoVibronix has also developed and markets the UroShield® catheter-based, disposable ultrasound, intended to reduce pain and discomfort and help prevent UTI in indwelling urinary catheters.
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