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Stimulators, Mechanical, Tactile, Manual

Definition : Mechanical tactile stimulators that apply pressure stimuli, usually to the patient's great toe (hallux). These devices typically consist of a handheld disc with protruding rods that differ in diameter (for patient discrimination of diameter) or of pressure-sensitive nylon filaments mounted on an appropriate handle (for pressure sensibility measurements). These stimulators are simple instruments typically used in the physician office for detecting peripheral neuropathy and/or the diagnosis of diabetes or leprosy.

Entry Terms : "Anesthesimeters" , "Tactile Circumferential Discriminators" , "Monofilar Esthesiometers" , "Neurological Discriminators"

UMDC code : 18491

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Achievement Products

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Beyond Play LLC

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Medical Monofilament Mfg LLC

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Medical Monofilament is an innovative, woman owned and operated company, producing sensory testing monofilaments. We are the first manufacturer of a paper-handled monofilament that guarantees to meet the 10-gram force range established by the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease Center.

North Coast Medical Inc

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North Coast Medical, Inc. specializes in supplying products to the rehabilitation industry as a manufacturer, direct importer and wholesale distributor. Frank and Loretta Biehl founded North Coast Medical in 1974 with one desire: to help therapists gain accessibility to products. Initially, the business began distribution of occupational therapy and hand therapy products out of a small office, utilizing the family garage as an extended warehouse.

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