VALENCIA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bioness Inc., today announced the commercial release of its NESS L300® Plus System. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this year, the L300 Plus combines the award winning NESS L300® Foot Drop System with a thigh cuff to activate even more of the nerves and muscles in the leg for greater control while walking.
The L300 Plus  is intended for people living with neurological conditions resulting from stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. The L300 Plus also helps to facilitate muscle re-education, prevent muscle atrophy, increase range of motion and increase local blood flow.
Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers located in Richmond, Va. is the first rehabilitation center in the country to offer the L300 Plus. According to James E. Sok, President and CEO, "The L300 Plus is a welcomed addition to our iWalk program which empowers our patients by offering a wide-range of technology-based therapy solutions. We are excited to offer leading rehab technologies in combination with our highly trained therapists to help restore function in our patients as they reintegrate back into the community."
"For individuals living with central nervous system disorders, lack of mobility can be a challenging and life-altering issue," said Todd Cushman, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Business Development and Marketing for Bioness. "With the L300 Plus, we aim to provide the more than 150,000 physical therapists and 3,200 neurorehabilitation clinics in the United States another option for helping neurological patients with gait disorders."
The L300 Plus is now commercially available to neurorehabilitation hospitals and centers around the country, and to consumers for home use.
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