ProductSTIWELL med4
CompanyMED-EL
Telephone0043577885652
Emailstiwell@medel.com
Application FieldUpper Extremity, Lower Extremity, Other
UsageHome and Clinical Usage
IndicationsGenerate and modulate muscle force, Develop muscular endurance, Coordinate muscle activity
Device typeFunctional Electrical Stimulation, Electromyography
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SummaryThe STIWELL med4 is an electrostimulation device for muscle strengthening, stroke rehabilitation, incontinence treatment that offers conventional electrotherapy, EMG-triggered stimulation, biofeedback
Long Description• The STIWELL med4 stimulator is intended for the stimulation of muscles and nerves with electric pulses to strengthen muscles, improve blood circulation, regenerate and relax muscles, treat pain, and help reestablish movement patterns. • Physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, sports scientists and patients use the STIWELL med4 in the areas of neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, accident surgery, orthopedics, urology, pain therapy, dermatology, general medicine and sports medicine. • Depending on the neurological symptoms, SYMPTOM-ORIENTED BIOFEEDBACK TRAINING allows playful training of central innervation ability, maximum strength, strength endurance, muscle relaxation and intermuscular coordination. EMG-triggered stimulation combines biofeedback training and stimulation. • The STIWELL med4 is intended for use in hospitals but also for HOME USE by the patient. The attending physician/therapist will adjust the programmes and follow up on therapy progress. Statistical data regarding the performed treatments can be recalled from the STIWELL med4 and therapy games can be played on a bigger screen when linked to a personal computer via USB. • INDICATIONS Neuromuscular electrostimulation (NMES) can be prescribed by a physician in the following cases: - Prevention and delay of muscle atrophy caused by immobilization (e.g. cast) - Muscle strengthening during rehabilitation - Maintaining and/or improving joint mobility - Muscle relaxation, decubitus (pressure sore) prevention - Treatment of aconuresis and anal incontinence/strengthening the pelvic floor muscles - Maintaining trophicity and muscle mass of peripherally denervated muscle groups in the neuromotor rehabilitation phase - Functional rehabilitation of the locomotor system - Treatment of pareses and movement training after nerve reconstruction - Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) • Indications for EMG-triggered (EMG-controlled) muscle stimulation and/or biofeedback training: - Diseases or injuries of the central nervous system (e.g. spasticity or paresis after stroke, disorders after traumatic brain injury) - Diseases or injuries of the spinal cord (e.g.: incomplete paraplegia) - Regenerable peripheral neural lesions - Neuro-orthopedic functional disorders • PROGRAMMES - Conventional electrotherapy programmes - Training programmes for functional movements - Biofeedback games - EMG-triggered stimulation - Programmes to treat peripheral lesions and pareses • OPERATION - Easy to operate - Programme selection for home therapy - Storing intensity - Creating and saving of individual programmes - Recording of treatment data - PC-controlled patient data administration • TECHNOLOGY - 4 stimulation channels - 2 EMG-triggered measuring channels - Rechargeable battery supply - Medium frequency stimulation - Low frequency stimulation - Exponential current stimulation
Medical Device ClassEurope: IIa
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Papers study information electrostimulation.pdf
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