SOURCE: Anodyne Therapy, LLC

November 28, 2006 09:00 ET

Anodyne Therapy Opens 5000th Care Provider Site: WellCare Home Health

TAMPA, FL and WILMINGTON, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 28, 2006 -- Anodyne® Therapy, LLC and WellCare announced today that WellCare Home Health has become the 5000th site in the United States to offer Anodyne® Therapy, an infrared photo-energy therapy modality used for treating chronic painful, circulatory problems caused by diabetes, peripheral vascular disease and other conditions. WellCare is the first home care agency in the Wilmington region to offer this breakthrough technology as part of their innovative physical therapy programs for pain management and improving balance in homebound patients.

"We are pleased to introduce Anodyne Therapy as a therapeutic resource to control pain and increase circulatory function. WellCare is a leading provider of home health care in Southeastern North Carolina. Wellcare offers comprehensive services to patients as well as personal care services through offices in Wilmington, Supply, Whiteville and Burgaw. We strive to provide the most progressive products and services available in the marketplace. Our exceptional staff is passionate about home health care and the WellCare team works diligently to make a difference with each patient for whom we provide care. The Anodyne and Wellcare team will have a positive impact on the health of our region and the patients we are privileged to serve," said Wayne Long, CEO of WellCare.

"We are extremely pleased that Anodyne Therapy has gained such widespread use in clinical care for patients with many painful, circulatory conditions that have not responded to other conventional therapies," said Craig Turtzo, CEO. "We are committed to continuing to expand our provider network so that patients have easy access to this important technology nationwide and across the world."

Anodyne Therapy technology is now available nationwide at more than 5000 outpatient therapy facilities, hospitals, teaching institutions, nursing homes, physician offices and home health agencies and has been prescribed by over 10,000 physicians. Products are also available for convenient home use. For more information, visit or

Contact Information

    Traci Roberts
    Director of Administration
    WellCare Home Health
    2715 Ashton Drive, Suite 200
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    Office: 888-815-5310
    email: Email Contact

    Kim Stebbings
    Vice President, Sales and Marketing
    Anodyne Therapy, LLC
    13570 Wright Circle
    Tampa, FL 33626
    Office: 813-342-4432 ext. 122
    Cell: 720-560-0533
    Email: Email Contact