The FDA just approved the first-ever shock wave device to promote healing

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With the number of bogus remedies and treatments floating around, claiming to provide relief for various ailments, the FDA really has its work cut out for it. I mean, can you imagine trying to wade through the swamp of snake oil that exists out there just to find the stuff that isn't a total scam? One particularly interesting new device that just gained FDA approval is a historic milestone, being the very first treatment device that uses shock waves to promote healing.

Sanuwave's Dermapace system is a handheld want attached to a larger central unit that work in tandem to expedite healing in patients who suffer from diabetic foot ulcers. The gadget is the first of its kind to score FDA approval and was approved through the FDA's "de novo premarket review pathway," which helps to push new technologies through to market in cases where no similar devices have preceded it.

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