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Implantable stimulator powered by walking to treat damaged tendons

September 1, 2021

A novel stimulator device developed at the National University of Ireland-Galway (NUI Galway) harnesses energy from mechanical action, such as walking, to speed up musculoskeletal tissue regeneration – timely tissue regeneration is important notably for tendons or vital support structures damaged either by disease or injury. The stimulator device by NUI Galway uses a piezoelectric […]

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