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Introduced to the US market in early 2010, the Kneehab[R] XP Quadriceps Therapy System is used as an adjunctive therapy device for post-surgical rehabilitation of the knee, as well as quadriceps muscle re-education, prevention of disuse atrophy and increased range of motion of the knee.
Approved applications for NeoTone include muscle re-education, increasing local blood circulation, bulk muscle excitation, relaxation of muscle spasms, increasing range of motion, and prevention or retardation of disuse atrophy.
Additional benefits of electrical stimulation are: increased local blood flow, increased muscle bulk, arrest or reversal of disuse atrophy and better skin quality.