NeuroMetrix, Inc.
Jun 23, 2017

NeuroMetrix Provides Update on Quell Wearable Pain Relief Clinical Program

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) today provided an update on its Quell® clinical program. Quell is a wearable non-invasive neurostimulator that provides widespread analgesia for chronic pain. In addition to delivery of therapy, the device and its associated smartphone app track utilization and health metrics including pain, sleep, activity and gait.

The objective of the clinical program is to build clinical credibility for Quell technology, further scientific understanding of its mechanism of action, and better identify Quell therapy responders. In a study published last year in the Journal of Pain Research, 81% of subjects reported a general improvement in their chronic pain and 67% reported a reduction in pain medication use after 60 days of use. Additional study findings included decreased pain interference with sleep and walking ability. There are currently 4 studies underway.

"We believe that the conduct of clinical studies evaluating various aspects of Quell technology is essential to continued evolution of the platform for both treatment of chronic pain and development of additional indications," said Shai N. Gozani, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of NeuroMetrix. "We are honored to work with outstanding academic medical centers in this effort, and look forward to learning from these initial studies and expanding our clinical program in the near future."

About Quell

Quell is designed for millions of people suffering from chronic pain. The advanced wearable device is lightweight and can be worn during the day while active, and at night while sleeping. It has been cleared by the FDA for treatment of chronic pain without a prescription. In a recent study, 81% of Quell users reported an improvement in their chronic pain. Quell users can personalize and manage therapy discreetly via the Quell Relief app. Quell also offers advanced health tracking relevant to chronic pain sufferers including pain, sleep, activity, and gait. Quell was the winner of the 2016 SXSW (South by Southwest) Innovation Award for Best Wearable Technology. Quell is available at select healthcare professionals and retailers. Visit for more information.

About NeuroMetrix

NeuroMetrix is a commercial stage, innovation driven healthcare company combining bioelectrical and digital medicine to address chronic health conditions including chronic pain, sleep disorders, and diabetes. The company's lead product is Quell, an over-the-counter wearable therapeutic device for chronic pain. Quell is integrated into a digital health platform that helps patients optimize their therapy and decrease the impact of chronic pain on their quality of life. The company also markets DPNCheck®, a rapid point-of-care test for diabetic neuropathy, which is the most common long-term complication of Type 2 diabetes. The company maintains an active research effort and has several pipeline programs. The company is located in Waltham, Massachusetts and was founded as a spinoff from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology in 1996. For more information, please visit

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