AUSTIN, Texas and TORONTO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Two leading companies in their respective industries are joining forces to integrate vibration therapy into the stem cell harvesting process.
SpineSmith Partners LP, an orthopedic biotech company based in Austin, Texas, has signed an exclusive national and global distribution agreement with WAVE(R) Manufacturing Inc., of Toronto, Ontario. The partnership between the two companies grants SpineSmith the exclusive rights to sell WAVE's pre-surgical vibration conditioning technology -- effectively introducing the approach to the orthopedic and neurological marketplace.
The WAVE system, which stands for Whole-body Advanced Vibration Exercise, allows patients with medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and arthritis to improve their fitness at a cellular level before spinal surgery.
Recent scientific research indicates the type of vibration process WAVE technology produces, which is similar to vigorous exercise, can improve circulation, reduce pain, and increase flexibility, with minimal stress to joints -- and in a fraction of the time of conventional therapies. Increasing circulation helps prepare the surgical site by stimulating the body's natural healing response and also promotes revascularization and recovery after surgery. WAVE technology can also stimulate and produce growth factors to recruit regenerative cells that play an important role in healing and recovery.
"This is all about creating the best healing environment for the patient, and WAVE technology makes that possible," said Kevin Dunworth, SpineSmith founder. "The most recent scientific literature indicates an up regulation of stem cells, hormones, and growth factors when a patient undergoes vigorous exercise. We believe the up regulation of stem cells will stimulate better surgical outcomes."
"SpineSmith is about regenerative medicine, and this is just the
beginning," Dunworth said. "We're all about keeping
|SOURCE SpineSmith Partners, LP|
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