Frequently Asked Questions
Health insurance coverage can vary depending on the specific insurance provider and the policies they offer.
We recommend reaching out to your health insurance provider directly to inquire about coverage for our product specifically. It would be helpful to provide them with any relevant documentation or information about the product to assist them in determining coverage eligibility. As a rule of thumb, electrical stimulation for pain decrease is covered in most countries (EU and USA), therefore there is a high chance that you will get coverage.
Additionally, we are actively working towards collaborating with insurance companies to expand coverage options for our innovative treatment. We understand the importance of accessibility and affordability for patients, and we are committed to advocating for coverage options that support the needs of individuals with diabetic neuropathy.
If you have any further questions or require assistance in navigating insurance coverage, please feel free to reach out to our team, and we will be happy to provide guidance and support.
We are currently working diligently towards making our product available on the market. Our goal is to have it accessible in major EU countries and the USA within the next couple of years.
At present, we are actively focusing our efforts on obtaining the necessary certifications for our medical device. This process involves rigorous testing, compliance with regulatory standards, and ensuring the utmost safety and efficacy of our product.
Non-invasive stimulation of the nerves can help alleviate pain in diabetic neuropathy by following a concept called the gait control theory. Let's break it down in simple terms:
Our body has a natural way of controlling movement, like walking, which involves different nerves and muscles working together. In diabetic neuropathy, these nerves get damaged, leading to problems with balance and walking.
Now, imagine wearing a special sock that gently stimulates the nerves in your feet. This stimulation sends signals to your brain, kind of like a gentle reminder, helping it better control your walking pattern. It's like giving your brain a boost to improve the communication between nerves and muscles.
By improving this communication, the non-invasive stimulation can help reduce falls and the pain caused by diabetic neuropathy. It's like a helping hand for your body to regain control and find relief from the discomfort.
Imagine having special sensors placed under your feet, kind of like tiny detectors. These sensors are called pressure sensors.
Their job is to detect how much pressure or force is applied to different parts of your feet when you walk or stand. They can sense when you're putting more weight on your heels, toes, or other areas.
These sensors then send signals or messages about the pressure to a special system that controls the electrical stimulation. It's like they are telling the system which parts of your feet need to feel the touch sensation.
Based on the information from these pressure sensors, the system can precisely guide the electrical stimulation to the right spots on your feet. This way, it can recreate the sensation of touch in those specific areas where the pressure is detected.
So, the pressure sensors play a crucial role in making the electrical stimulation accurate. They tell the system which areas of your feet need to feel the touch, so the stimulation can be targeted and create the sensation of touch in those exact places.
The system will initially be available in Switzerland and the USA. Our plans include expanding to the European Union and subsequently to Asia.
Yes, the system is classified as a class II medical device.