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1. CA2585842 - SYSTEM AND METHOD TO REDUCE DISCOMFORT USING NERVE STIMULATION

Office
Canada
Application Number 2585842
Application Date 28.10.2005
Publication Number 2585842
Publication Date 11.05.2006
Grant Number
Grant Date 17.12.2013
Publication Kind C
IPC
A61N 2/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
2Magnetotherapy
A61B 17/52
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
50Instruments, other than pincettes or toothpicks, for removing foreign bodies from the human body
52Magnets
CPC
A61N 2/006
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
2Magnetotherapy
004specially adapted for a specific therapy
006for magnetic stimulation of nerve tissue
A61N 2/008
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
2Magnetotherapy
004specially adapted for a specific therapy
008for pain treatment or analgesia
Applicants NEURONETICS, INC.
Priority Data 10977734 29.10.2004 US
Title
(EN) SYSTEM AND METHOD TO REDUCE DISCOMFORT USING NERVE STIMULATION
(FR) SYSTEME ET PROCEDE DE REDUCTION DEL'INCONFORT PAR STIMULATION NERVEUSE
Abstract
(EN) A novel method and system for performing transcutaneous magnetic stimulation is disclosed herein. In the method, a first magnetic field is generated using a first magnetic stimulation device for transcutaneously stimulating a treatment area, and a second magnetic field for transcutaneously stimulating the treatment area is generated by a second magnetic stimulation device. In addition, a novel method and system for reducing discomfort caused by transcutaneous magnetic stimulation is disclosed herein. In the method, a first magnetic field is created at a first and second location using a first magnetic stimulation device. The first magnetic field causes magnetic stimulation at the first and second locations. A second magnetic field is created at the second location using a second magnetic stimulation device, thereby reducing stimulation at the second location.