Electronic device treats muscle pain:
This article was originally published in Clinica
UK company DMI Medical has developed an electronic device for the management of muscle pain that can prevent muscle wasting and even promote growth of new muscle around joints. The Neuro 4 delivers electrical impulses to the deep muscle (a process called trophic stimulation), according to Wigan, Lancashire-based DMI, which has launched the device in the UK.
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