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World's First Implantation of SPR™ System for Chronic Pain
Date:10/20/2011

elationships with others, according to study measures. The clinical study is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of this fully implantable therapy in a group of subjects with post-stroke shoulder pain, and the results experienced by the first subject are very encouraging.

Shoulder pain is a common complication following stroke, affecting almost one third of stroke survivors. Yet, post-stroke shoulder pain has not been adequately addressed by traditional treatment options such as local injections, oral analgesics, physical and occupational therapies, acupuncture, and surface neuromuscular electrical stimulation.

The investigational SPR™ System uses a proprietary method of Intramuscular Nerve (IMN™) Therapy which stimulates peripheral nerves within muscle to treat pain, and is being studied in patients who are unresponsive to or cannot tolerate these conventional therapies.  There are risks associated with participating in the study and receiving the SPR System, and study subjects are informed of all the potential risks before enrolling in the study.

"The implantation of our first fully implantable SPR System for chronic pain is a significant milestone for the treatment of post-stroke shoulder pain and potentially other pain indications in the future," said Maria Bennett, MS, President and CEO of SPR™ Therapeutics. "Relief of shoulder pain is critical in improving these patients' lives."

SPR Therapeutics has developed the SPR System (an investigational device that is limited by U.S. law to investigational use): a two-stage system for the treatment of chronic pain, using the Smartpatch™ short-term system in the first stage, and a fully implantable Micropulse® long-term implant system in its second stage.  The System is non-narcotic and reversible, lead placement in muscle is minimally invasive and visual muscle activation confirms target lead location without imaging.

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