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FAQs

Painshield frequently asked questions

  • Ensure that the driver is charged.
  • Prior to attaching the treatment patch to the skin, ensure that the designated area is clean and dry.
  • Remove excess hair from the area prior to patch application.
  • Carefully cut open the pouch containing the treatment patch. Keep the pouch to store the patch between uses.
  1. Remove excess hair from the treatment area.
  2. Clean the treatment area thoroughly with soap and water or an alcohol wipe.
  3. Ensure the treatment area is dry and free from any creams or oils which could affect the adherence of the actuator patch.

Pain reduction could begin as early as 30 minutes after treatment and last up to several days. PainShield® works by improving blood flow to muscles and tissues that are in spasm and by normalizing nerve activity.

PainShield MD diathermy device is intended to apply ultrasonic energy to generate deep heat within body tissues for the treatment of selected medical conditions such as:

  • Pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Joint contractures
  • Patients with cancer and bone metastases under treatment area.
  • Directly on the eye.
  • Directly over an open wound.
  • Directly over ischemic tissues in individuals with vascular disease.
  • Over the uterus in pregnant patients.
  • Patients with cancer and bone metastases under treatment area.
  • Directly on the eye.
  • Directly over an open wound.
  • Directly over ischemic tissues in individuals with vascular disease.
  • Over the uterus in pregnant patients.
  • Over bone growth centers until bone growth is complete.
  • Patients with cancer and bone metastases under treatment area.
  • Directly on the eye.
  • Directly over an open wound.
  • Directly over ischemic tissues in individuals with vascular disease.
  • Over the uterus in pregnant patients.
  • Over bone growth centers until bone growth is complete.
  • PainShield® has no user-serviceable parts. If it is not operating correctly, contact the local representative of NanoVibronix. No part of the PainShield® system should be replaced with components or parts other than those supplied by NanoVibronix.
  • Do not connect PainShield® to any device or system other than the parts supplied with it.
  • Charge the PainShield® driver only with the supplied charger.
  • Do not attempt to open or remove the cover of the PainShield® driver.
  • The Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery in the PainShield® driver must not be disassembled, heated above 100 degrees Celsius, incinerated, or exposed to water.

We have a dedicated page for our distributors that you can visit and contact.

 

The life of the driver is dependent on the battery use, refer to section 5.2. To clean the driver use 70/30 IPA or disinfectant medical wipes. Do not use solvents, such as acetone, as they may damage the product.

Uroshield frequently asked questions

The UroShield® can be used with any make, material, length or shape of catheter.

The UroShield® can be used with urinary catheter sizes 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, and 22 French.

The actuator is for use with a single catheter only and should be disposed of when the catheter is replaced. A physician or healthcare provider should be consulted prior to disconnecting UroShield® actuator for reasons other than routine catheter replacements.

No, UroShield is low level/low frequency ultrasound which has a very high safety profile.