SOURCE: ZetrOZ, Inc.

November 10, 2014 03:00 ET

Miniaturized Ultrasound for Pain to Make International Debut at Medica 2014

ZetrOZ Will Team With BMEC to Launch sam® at Key Medical Trade Show

TRUMBULL, CT--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 2014) - ZetrOZ, Inc. today announced that it will join Singapore-based rehabilitation and mobility company BMEC to debut sam® (sustained acoustic medicine), the first and only multiple hour bio-electronic wearable device for pain, at the world's premier medical expo, Medica, this November 12 -15 in Frankfurt, Germany.

The first device in a new technology category of ultrasound bio-electronics, sam, the world's only multi-hour wearable device for pain relief and accelerated healing, was FDA-cleared and CE-marked earlier this year and is now available for daily use in primary care. This new weapon in the fight against arthritis and back pain has enjoyed a full slate of recent news developments including:

The international launch at Medica will provide hospitals and medical device distributors the opportunity to demo and purchase sam as well as meet with the bio-medical scientist behind the technology, ZetrOZ inventor and Chief Scientific Officer George K. Lewis, Ph.D.

"sam brings 'first-line' therapy to acute pain sufferers before that pain becomes chronic," said Dr. Lewis, "We are working to manage pain and resolve medical conditions for the 1.5 billion sufferers worldwide by introducing doctors, physical therapists, and hospitals to sustained acoustic medicine."

Since its US introduction earlier this year, sam has been adopted by physiotherapists, athletic trainers, sports medicine specialists, and orthopedists who have documented measurable improvement in mobility, range of motion and overall health outcomes with a wide spectrum of patients.

Added Eng Eng Joo, president of United BMEC, "Having worked with ZetrOZ since 2009, we are proud to have been an early supporter of this cutting edge technology and to be collaborating in introducing bio-innovative pain technology to the world."

In addition to Dr. Lewis, members of ZetrOZ scientific, sales, and operations teams will demonstrate sam November 12th-15th at Hall 16 -United BMEC, booth No. 16E55

About ZetrOZ, Inc.
ZetrOZ is revolutionizing the medical therapeutic industry with its proprietary technology including the recently introduced sam® sustained acoustic medicine and UltrOZ®, miniature wearable ultrasound devices for accelerated recovery and pain management. The innovative non-invasive therapeutic technologies have been shown to be more efficient, more portable, and more economically viable than any ultrasound systems presently available and are currently the world's smallest and strongest ultrasound therapy systems. The sam® device addresses the growing demand for non-pharmaceutical and bio-regenerative alternatives to typical pharma-based pain treatments in the approximately $62 billion U.S. pain management market. Early adopters of sam® include physical therapists, athletic trainers and athletes for improved recovery of overuse injuries such as tendonopathies and muscle strains.

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About United BMEC
United BMEC belongs to the Whiterock Medical Company Group that manufactures and distributes specialised products and equipment in a number of transformational assistive, mobility and homecare technology products in the rehabilitation market.

United BMEC has a solid track record in Singapore and the region. The company serves all the major medical centres and hospitals in Singapore and has over the years helped established numerous research laboratories in the areas of biomechanics and sport science. United BMEC is also a trusted supplier of a wide range of medical equipment and medical supplies to healthcare institutions in Singapore and beyond.

United BMEC partners with leading industry players to bring their specialised product and service offerings to markets in the Asia-Pacific region. In particular, the company has a strong focus on mobility technologies designed to provide daily assisted living, post-acute and long term recovery to patients suffering from physical disabilities and pain associated with musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and geriatric diseases and injuries. United BMEC partners are able to tap into its extensive network and leverage the dedicated team of in-house product experts, to rapidly expand their customer base in the one of the world's fast growing regions.