StimRouter Receives Health Canada Approval: Interview with Mark Geiger of Bioness

Bioness, a Valencia, California medical device/rehabilitation company, recently received approval from Health Canada for its StimRouter device, an implantable peripheral nerve stimulator designed to reduce chronic pain. We spoke with Mark Geiger, the...
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