LONDON, October 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Tuesday, 24/10/17, sees the UK launch of PainPod, the world's first fully wearable devices to help alleviate pain and also repair. The PainPod 3 and Mi are life-changing, 100% drug-free alternatives to painkillers. The devices, originating from Australia where PainPod is the market leading drug-free pain relief device, is highly regarded and is already used by thousands of individuals as well as leading doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors, sports scientists and well-known athletes from around the globe. PainPod (http://www.painpod.co.uk) FDA listed, is changing the face of medicine as we know it and is also transforming people's lives. The combination of the selected microcurrents and biomedical technology have created a totally unique product for the world market, no other device exists that can offer these options to the public to use in the privacy of their own home or out and about.
World famous horse rider, Pippa Funnell MBE:
"As a 3-day event rider, I've suffered many falls when competing over the years. For the past year, I've used the PainPod and it has helped my injuries significantly. I sleep with the PainPod Mi every night, and I've found that I haven't been taking quite so many painkillers, it's an enormous help to keep my body in shape, enabling me to keep on riding."
The units comprise of 2 drug-free alternatives for pain control and recovery, PainPod 3 Physical Therapy device and Mi, as well as a range of hand and feet applications. Millions of units using the technology have already been sold worldwide. They are regularly used by doctors, in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, medical rehabilitation and professional sport. PainPod is also recommended by some of the world's best-known sporting clubs and athletes. The products harness the latest developments in personal physical therapy and bioelectrical technologies with the most modern evidence and understandings of how the peripheral nervous and body systems actually work to manage pain and speed recovery.
Rick Rowan, CEO, PainPod:
"We think that the UK will love the fact that these devices fit in the palm of your hand and are extremely easy for anyone to use. We refer to them as 'physiotherapy in your pocket'. We've reviewed thousands of studies to develop our specific formulations. Our bioengineers and research teams are continually adapting to the latest technology."
The devices will be welcomed by the UK population where 2 in 5 suffer with daily pain, 1 in 5 with chronic pain and 9 in 10 will suffer from back pain during their lives. The PainPod helps with chronic or acute pain in the body, nerve pain, rehabilitation, post-injury and surgery recovery, prenatal, labour and postnatal pain, arthritis, diabetic neuropathy and more. It works by harnessing the body's bioelectrical system to moderate and manage pain levels, and accelerate recovery.
Recent news stories have highlighted concerning findings that the use of potentially addictive painkillers across Britain has doubled in the last 15 years. Visits to doctors by those seeking medication for pain is increasing and researchers have found that over the past 15 years, one in 20 people in the UK are regularly being prescribed opioid painkillers, such as codeine, tramadol and morphine, also known as Dependence Forming Medicines.
Rick Rowan, CEO, has flown in from Australia to give interviews during the launch.