ElastiMed’s revolutionary technology manipulates existing Artificial Muscles, or Electro Active Polymers (EAPs), technology into thin, linear actuators, for integration in numerous healthcare devices. Highly suitable for wearable devices, the Artificial Muscles expand and contract when stimulated by an electric field. Elastimed’s first application, a smart, active compression device, integrates these smart Artificial Muscle bands by wrapping them around the leg, causing them to squeeze and massage the patient’s leg, mimicking rhythmic calf muscle contractions to promote fluid movement in the leg. The controlled sequential contractions can achieve pressure of up to 60 mmHg with high precision, to apply a highly effective clinical treatment. The comfortable device massages the patient’s legs continuously, to increase healing efficiency, while requiring low energy consumption. The device is IoT compatible, integrating sensors for data generation, and compliance monitoring.
This innovative use of the Artificial Muscles can be applied in any of a number of additional applications, including compression devices for different body parts, smart tourniquets, active bandages, haptic devices, smart clothing and more.
Integrates smart Artificial Muscles, to create a sleek, mobile, active compression device
Specifically designed to be easy to wear with a comfortable fit, ElastiMed’s device does not disrupt the patient’s lifestyle promoting lifesaving compliance
Rhythmically expands and contracts, mimicking calf muscle contraction for improved circulation, to prevent serious various medical conditions
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