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Old 07-16-2013, 11:42 PM   #1
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Vecttor

any one any info on this machine used to treat a variety of conditions MD being one of them?
have googled it and positive and negative comments are to be found.

in my experience not many people know much about MD do they?
or is it just here in Australia......
when I asked my dr she suggested I go online to search for info!!

please post a reply someone.

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Old 07-27-2013, 12:51 PM   #2
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Re: Vecttor

I met Dr. Rhodes last Saturday along with the first 4 families participating in his clinical trial. My oldest son will begin the trial on Sept. 14th. He is still recruiting DMD boys to participate in the trials. Under age of 20 and non ambulatory are the main requirements.

The bottom line to the Vecttor machine to the best of my knowledge is that it improves circulation, and improving circulation makes good things happen.

When I found out that kids/young adults were getting benefits AND that NO DRUG was involved I become excited. However, you must understand that this is not a cure, but a quality of life improvement. Today DMD sufferers lose the ability to feed themselves in their late teens. I hope for a day soon when Vecttor combined with adult stem cell theraphy can have DMD boys walking in their late teens.

The Vecttor machine is already FDA approved for chronic pain. For chronic pain, the FDA considers the Vecttor machine safe, however, using it for DMD must also require FDA approval. This trial is just one of many steps toward that goal.

You can also contact Dr. Rhodes yourself.

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Old 07-30-2013, 03:23 PM   #3
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Re: Vecttor

My son is starting a clinical trial with the Vecttor machine in Houston Texas starting Sept. 14th.

I have met Dr. Rhodes once and spoken with him on the phone several times.

A short summary of my understanding would be that Vecttor improves circulation, and that makes good things happen.

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Old 08-13-2013, 03:06 AM   #4
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Re: Vecttor

Hi boxset
thank you for responding to my post
will be thinking of you and your son on the 14th and hopefully you'll let us know how it goes.
All the best
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