A physical therapy clinic in San Diego County has found success in using ZetrOZ Systems‘ FDA-cleared Samx1 wireless device to treat sports injuries. Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Solana Beach, Calif, recently treated a hematoma resulting from a mountain bike crash. The device, the Samx1, is FDA-cleared for prescription home use and utilizes wireless technology to deliver 33 times more energy than other pulsed ultrasound devices after an hour of treatment.

According to Peak Performance owner Cari McClemons, MPT, CSTI, CS-P, “The client used the Samx1 on the hematoma daily for two weeks and saw great results. The patient’s hematoma developed after a mountain bike fall weeks earlier, and with the x1, we saw a change in swelling decline almost immediately. After two weeks with the patient using the samx1, the discoloring of the injury had gone down 8%.”

A hematoma is a pool of clotted blood that forms outside the blood vessels. It is a more severe form of bruising and typically occurs due to damage from injury or surgery. As a result, a hematoma can occur anywhere on the body, grow in size, and become life-threatening if left untreated; the samx1’s wireless configuration makes it an effective treatment for this use case.

The Samx1 device is a wireless, portable ultrasound device that is designed to be easy to use and can be prescribed for home use, providing patients with a convenient and effective treatment option for hard-to-reach injuries. Backed by over 30 clinical studies, Sam is the result of research funded by the National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Defense to discover new methods of soft tissue healing that reduce the use of narcotics and invasive treatments.

“I look forward to working with the Sam devices in the future,” says McClemons. “Peak PT always wants to bring our patients the best in their recovery, and this technology is really cutting-edge.”

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