MyndTec Inc., a privately held medical technology company located in Mississauga, Ontario. MyndTec researches, develops and distributes innovative therapies designed to improve function, maximize independence and enhance the quality of life for individuals with paralysis due to stroke or spinal cord injury. MyndTec’s first product, MyndMove, applies advanced principles of Functional Electrical Stimulation to assist patients suffering arm and hand paralysis following stroke or spinal cord injury to make lasting gains in the recovery of natural, voluntary movement. MyndMove device is approved for use in the USA and Canada.
Myndtec is proud to collaborate and partner with Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – United Health Network and University of Toronto as leaders in the forefront of new technology in the neuromodulation and neurorehabilitation field. MyndMove is the culmination of years of laboratory and clinical research by Dr. Milos R. Popovic, Toronto Rehab Chair in Spinal Cord Injury Research at the Toronto Rehab Institute – University Health Network, supporting the following FDA approved indications.
MyndMove is an electrical stimulation device indicated for the following uses:
1. Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES): Improvement of arm and hand function and active range of motion in patients with hemiplegia due to stroke or upper limb paralysis due to C3-T1 spinal cord injury.
2. NeuroMuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES):
i. maintenance and/or increase of arm and hand range of motion,
ii. prevention and/or retardation of disuse atrophy,
iii. increase in local blook circulation
iv. reduction in muscle spasm, and
v. re-education of muscles.
3. MyndMove Therapy can only be administered by trained MyndMove Therapists who are occupational and physical therapists and also licensed or certified physical therapist assistants (PTAs) and occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) under their supervision.
functional electrical stimulation, paralysis treatment, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, paralysis treatment for stroke or spinal cord injury resulting from motor vehicle accident, stroke & spinal cord injury neurorehab