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Mother invents device to help relieve pain

Shared by Ana Duarte on 2015-12-10 17:16

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As Shelly watched her daughter struggle with persistent, debilitating pain, she threw herself into a search for alternatives to high doses of pain medication. Shelly's tireless pursuit led first to low-level lasers, then to the revolutionary discovery of multi-modal technologies. The result not only helped her daughter — who's since completely healed and has given birth to her own child — but has proved to be a promising therapy for other pain sufferers as well.

So Shelly founded Neurolumen LLC in 2008.

The Neurolumen device consists of a control unit, six wraps and a battery charger. Each wrap contains two laser diodes, four light emitting diodes and one or two nerve stimulation gel pads - the pads are attached to the wraps and then the wraps are applied to the feet, ankles and legs.

Once the wraps are in place, the control unit provides up to 30 minutes of simultaneous transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), and specifically engineered low-level laser (LLLT) and light-emitting diode (LED) therapy. The innovative nature of the technology offers significant improvement over laser-only or stimulation-only devices. It operates on a single charge of the internal lithium-ion battery.

Recommended use is three 30-minute cycles a week for the first month, and then once a week or as needed after that. Because the Neurolumen device is portable. It's easy to set up and use, and maintenance is minimal.

The Neurolumen device can be used by patients dealing with neuropathy, diabetes, vascular disease, atherosclerosis, arthritis, chemotherapy and injury. It's effective for treating virtually every type of pain.

The Neurolumen device is FDA approved.

Adapted from: http://www.neurolumen.com/about.php

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Shelly Henry, from USA, developed Neurolumen, a device designed to improve circulation and help relieve pain and swelling associated several diseases and injuries. Shelly built this device to help her daughter, who had a serious car accident had shattered her vertebrae, leaving her with a 50-50 chance of walking again.

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