Procellera® From Vomaris Innovations Announced as Official Wound Care Sponsor
of the Challenged Athletes Foundation Elite Paratriathlon Team
KEEPING ATHLETES HEALTHY TO SUPPORT PERFORMANCE IN THE 2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES
CHANDLER, Ariz., April 22, 2013
CHANDLER, Ariz., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vomaris Wound Care, Inc. and
the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) announced that Procellera^®, from
Vomaris Innovations will serve as the official wound care sponsor of the CAF
Elite Paratriathlon Team. The team will use Procellera^® for minor cuts,
scrapes, blisters and abrasions that often occur during training and races.
"We are thrilled to provide the next generation in performance wound care to
this incredible team of athletes," said Michael Nagel, Vomaris Innovations
CEO. "Procellera^® features a unique microcurrent technology that takes wound
care to a new level and allows athletes to get back to training and competing
as soon as possible," he continued.
In conjunction with this partnership, Vomaris announces the launch of its
Performance Health Division featuring the advanced healing "Procellera^®
Mobility Kit" designed to care for stump wounds and prosthesis-related
blisters in amputee athletes. There are an estimated 1.8 million amputees in
the U.S. that suffer stump related wounds on a regular basis.
Additional product offerings of the Performance Health Division include a
"Procellera^® Road Rash Kit" and "Procellera^® To Go Kit" aimed at endurance
athletes of all levels.
Other sponsors of the CAF Elite Paratriathlon Team include J&L Pie Company,
NIKE, Inc., PowerBar, ZICO, Dodge, Game Ready^®, XTERRA WETSUITS and Rudy
"We are honored to partner with this 'Who's Who' list of sponsors in CAF's
unprecedented effort to provide support for some of the USA's top
paratriathletes. The level of support we have received for our Elite
Paratriathlon Team is a testament to the increasing visibility of Paralympic
sports and the evolving perceptions about the greatness of challenged
athletes," said Virginia Tinley, Executive Director of the Challenged Athletes
Foundation. "We are excited to partner with Procellera^® to provide a
cutting-edge solution to the wound care needs of our world class athletes,"
The CAF Elite Paratriathlon team was formed to develop top performing U.S.
paratriathletes in preparation for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. The Team
consists of seven physically challenged athletes from a variety of disability
classes. The kick off of the CAF Elite Paratriathlon Team's 2013 race season
took place Saturday, April 20 at the CAF Paratriathlon, part of the ITU World
Triathlon San Diego.
To learn more about the CAF Elite Paratriathlon Team and the team members
visit www.challengedathletes.org/CAF_Paratri. To learn more about the
Challenged Athletes Foundation visitwww.challengedathletes.org.
About Vomaris Wound Care, Inc.
Vomaris Wound Care, Inc., based in Chandler, Arizona, is a leading edge
regenerative medical device company specializing in microcurrent field
generating technologies for the wound care market. Its product, Procellera^®,
is the world's first self-contained antimicrobial wound dressing with
microbatteries at its surface. Procellera^® is a unique device due to its
inherent design with microcurrent technology. Procellera^® is indicated for
over-the-counter (OTC) and professional (Rx) uses. Randomized clinical trials
are in process looking at other possible wound healing benefits for the use of
For more information, visitwww.vomaris.comor call 480.921.4948.
About the Challenged Athletes Foundation
The Challenged Athletes Foundation^® (CAF) is a world leader in helping
individuals with physical challenges get involved – and stay involved – in
sports.CAF believes that participation in sports at any level increases
self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.Since 1994,
more than $40 million has been raised and almost 7,000 funding requests from
challenged athletes in all 50 states and dozens of countries have been
satisfied. Additionally, CAF's outreach efforts reach another 60,000
individuals each year. Whether it's a $2,500 grant for a handcycle, helping
underwrite a carbon fiber running foot not covered by insurance, or arranging
enthusiastic encouragement from a mentor who has triumphed over a similar
challenge, CAF's mission is clear: give those with the desire to live active,
athletic lifestyles every opportunity to compete in the sports they love.To
learn more, log on towww.challengedathletes.orgor call 858-866-0959.
SOURCE Vomaris Wound Care, Inc.
Contact: Michael P. Nagel, 480.921.4948 , firstname.lastname@example.org
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