Quell, Wearable Pain Relief Technology
Quell® is a revolutionary new technology, wearable intensive nerve stimulation (WINS), that delivers 100% drug free, widespread relief from chronic pain and is FDA cleared for 24/7 wear. Quell is clinically proven with 81% reporting improvement in chronic pain and 67% reporting a reduction in their pain medication use. Patented OptiTherapy™ customizes the device to each user by automatically adjusting therapy dose for optimal pain relief. Bluetooth® Smart enabled, the device connects to a smartphone app to track therapy sessions, sleep quality, and control features with the option to store health data and insights in the Quell Health Cloud.
NeuroMetrix is an innovative healthcare company that develops wearable medical technology & point-of-care tests that help patients and physicians better manage chronic pain, nerve diseases, and sleep disorders. The company, located in Waltham, MA, was founded as a spin-off from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology in 1996.
Judges said: Can tech cure pain? Electrostimulation as a means of blocking pain signals is a valid approach with lots of clinical evidence that it works. Now it’s available as a take home product and the companion app helps monitor progress.