Medlines is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Melmak – Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound
Approximately 10% of all fractures will develop into a delayed or nonunion fracture. When a broken bone fails to heal its call a “non-union.” Typically, a fracture will be considered nonunion or delayed at the 6-8 week mark from the initial fracture date or if the physician is not satisfied with the amount of healing that’s occurred over a period of time.
The Melmak bone growth stimulator is a portable ultrasound machine that enhances the bones natural healing process. Low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) is a non-invasive ultrasound technology that is administered directly against the skin sending a mechanical force through the tissue to stimulate the bone to heal. This process activates cell reproduction and protein expression and enhances cellular behavior at the fracture site.
The Melmak bone healing device is a convenient 20 min once per day treatment shown to accelerate the healing of fresh, delayed, and non-union fractures.