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ZetrOZ U.S. gets FDA Grants Clearance to Market a Wearable Ultrasound Therapy Device

This would be the First ever Non-Invasive Ultrasound Device Cleared by the FDA for Continual Drug-Free Pain Therapy

 
PRLog - Jun. 26, 2014 - ARLINGTON, Va. -- ZetrOZ, Inc. today announced that the FDA has granted a 510(k) allowance for the marketing of its ultrasound pain management device known as sam®, a wearable, long term, ultrasonic diathermy device for use in applying deep therapeutic therapy. Available only with a prescription, sam®, can be used to treat musculoskeletal and joint pain in adults. Clinical studies backing this technology reveal a measurable, drug-free reduction in pain via a wearable, non-invasive therapeutic patch.

"The device uses high-frequency ultrasonic excitations to produce deep mechanical stimulation within the body, increasing circulation, reducing inflammation and pushing nutrients through the body's cellular structures," confirms product inventor and company co-founder, George K. Lewis, Jr., Ph.D. who adds, "sam® is clinically proven to be an effective deep therapeutic treatment for select medical conditions and, when used daily provides added therapeutic benefit for chronic pain patients."

Sam® ultrasound therapy devices are rechargeable and can be worn every day for up to four hours on one charge, providing nonstop relief of pain or can be used as additional therapy to increase circulation of injured tissues for hours on end.

"The use of therapeutic ultrasound to treat a variety of conditions, including musculoskeletal pain, offers great promise to our patients," says Thomas M Best MD, PhD, Professor and Pomerene Chair, Division of Sports Medicine, Ohio State University. "In particular, this low intensity, iPod-sized, wearable, battery powered device and its early success in a series of pilot studies represent a breakthrough in our abilities to treat patients in a user friendly, convenient manner."

"Sixty-seven percent of those over 40 live with aches and pains," continued Dr. Lewis, who just conducted a national survey on pain management. "sam® has been proven to considerably reduce pain without the use of pharmaceuticals and could be the next generation of wearable tech to make a 'quality of life' advance for millions of chronic pain victims. Furthermore, the science around sam®, and the usefulness of miniature devices that provide long-duration therapeutic ultrasound, hold significant promise in the field of bioelectronic medicine."

sam® is available by prescription from licensed healthcare providers such as primary care, orthopedists, rheumatologists, pain specialists and physiotherapists in the United States. In Europe and Canada, sam® is CE-marked and licensed, respectively, and is available over-the-counter directly to the patients.

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The course and training helps to develop the industry skills, maximizing the candidates’ potential and goals, as well as making them feel valued and stimulated in their role when communicating with members of the medical community. By an applicant acquiring medical sales training and a RMSR Certification, it puts him/her in a position of strength and qualifies them for medical sales jobs. Medical knowledge is key in this industry and when communicating with doctors, surgeons, and nurses etc. It is extremely important for representatives to use key terminology pertaining to the medical product he/she will be promoting. The only way to succeed in this industry is to garner actual sales. Doctors and Surgeons will not acknowledge a Sales Rep who is not proficient in essential medical terminology, knowledgeable of medical devices/equipment and the anatomy. For those lacking a solid sales background the RMSR course covers knowledge of medical selling techniques and regulation such as Effective Territory Management, Effective Networking, Medical Sales Ethical & Regulatory Guidelines and more.

The National Association of Medical Sales Representative™ (NAMSR) is the largest professional association in the world for Medical Sales Representatives. Through our numerous members, the NAMSR™ provides accredited training, continuing education, information about the industry, up-to-date news, programs to assist medical sales reps in their work, training programs to assist candidates who want to break into the industry and initiatives to improve communication with the medical sales field.

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