NCS America, Inc. a world leader in developing technology to help diagnose, treat and prevent musculoskeletal injuries, today announced the expansion of their breakthrough product offerings with the FDA clearance of the Shoulder Pacemaker and its patented Motion Activated Stimulation™ (MAS) technology.
The Shoulder Pacemaker is an NMES device designed for use in muscle re-education, maintaining or increasing range of motion, and in the prevention or retardation of disuse atrophy.
“Motion activated stimulation is taking NMES to a new level” said Matteo Mantovani, CEO and technical director of NCS.
“This product advances NMES therapy with the ability to deliver stimulation with precision and accuracy in order to help re-educate imbalance muscular activity in the shoulder, stimulation controlled by movement means restoring the right muscles recruitment pattern. In addition to this, automatic remote monitoring and reporting, checking both for the patient’s compliance and evolution, represent a significant benefit for patients and healthcare providers.” John Winslow, CEO of NCS America, Inc. says “We are very pleased to receive the FDA clearance of the of the Shoulder Pacemaker which provides an exciting extension to the NCS product portfolio for the United States market. NCS experience in Europe has proven that the market’s interest in motion activated muscle stimulation is far beyond our original expectations. We are happy to make the device available in the U.S. to caregivers whose patients will benefit from this technology.”.
NCS America, Inc.
NCS America, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of NCS, a global medical device company focused on upper extremity and orthopedic pathologies. With our deep understanding and experience in the biomechanics of the shoulder we design, manufacture and market technology that assists caregivers in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of orthopedic injuries.
With operational headquarters in Carpi, Italy and in the U.S. in Denver, Colorado, NCS’s products are sold in over 20 countries via the Company’s sales representatives and distributors. For more information on the Company, please visit www.ncs-company.com.
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