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Medical device company Bioness wins an FDA nod to market its neurostimulation treatment for foot drop in children.

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Valencia, Calif.-based neurostimulation devices maker Bioness Inc. won the FDA's OK for its L300 Foot Drop system, the 1st FDA-cleared device of its kind for treating children suffering from foot drop as a result of cerebral palsy or other brain injuries.

The L300 neurostimulation device, which is available for sale immediately, "sends low-level electrical stimulation to the nerves in the lower leg which control the muscles responsible for lifting the foot," according to a prepared release.

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