Advances in Human Augmentation: We Can Rebuild Him

By Olga Kharif - 2012-03-07T02:05:27Z

Courtesy SPR Therapeutics

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Subcutaneous Pain Relief

SPR Therapeutics

SPR Therapeutics is working on an implantable device to help reduce shoulder pain in patients who have suffered strokes. MicroPulse stimulates peripheral nerves within muscle to treat pain and is being studied in patients who don't respond to, or cannot tolerate, conventional therapies. Still in testing, the device was recently implanted in its first patient. It hasn't received regulatory approval.