Electric stim device gets FDA OK for treating pediatric foot drop

01/27/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

A neurostimulation device that helps restore foot mobility by sending electric signals to stimulate the affected leg's muscles has obtained 510(k) clearance from the FDA for use in treating foot drop in pediatric patients with cerebral palsy and other neurological diseases. The L300 Foot Drop System from Bioness has already been cleared for adult use.

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