Helius Medical's Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator

Helius Medical Technologies, Inc.

Helius Medical's Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator

It is an innovative technology in treating gait and balance deficit in individuals with neurological disorders, to improve function

FDA Breakthrough Device Designation

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The PoNS device is a medical technology that helps individuals with chronic neurological symptoms caused by disease or trauma. It consists of a controller and a mouthpiece that delivers mild stimulation to the surface of the tongue, which triggers a flow of neural impulses to the brain structures that control motor function. When used in conjunction with supervised therapeutic exercises, it is referred to as PoNS Therapy™. The PoNS device is authorized for use as a short-term treatment of gait deficit due to mild to moderate symptoms from multiple sclerosis (MS) and for chronic balance deficit due to mild to moderate traumatic brain injury (mmTBI) and is to be used in conjunction with physical therapy. It is authorized for prescription use in the US for patients aged 22 and older, and commercially available in Canada, but is not yet commercially available in Australia, it is authorized as a non-implantable neurostimulator intended for short-term use by healthcare professionals as an adjunct to a therapeutic exercise program to improve balance and gait.

Helius Medical's Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator

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