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US20130184614 NON-INVASIVE TREATMENT OF FASCIA  
Various methods and devices for minimally invasive treatment and prevention of conditions of the fascia are provided. In one aspect, a method includes providing an acoustic wave source effective...
US20110004128 LIGHT IRRADIATION BEAUTY APPLIANCE  
A light irradiation cosmetic device (1) that performs even light irradiation and eliminates the influence of hair follicle grime. The light irradiation cosmetic device (1) includes a light...
US20140343463 ULTRASOUND NEUROMODULATION TREATMENT OF CLINICAL CONDITIONS  
Disclosed are methods and systems for non-invasive ultrasound neuromodulation of neural targets for the treatment of clinical conditions. These include neuromodulation of the occipital nerves to...
US20120271204 PHOTOACOUSTIC MEASUREMENT  
A method of providing cosmetic treatment of a skin surface of a patient using a photoacoustic system.
US20110208094 ULTRASOUND NEUROMODULATION OF THE RETICULAR ACTIVATING SYSTEM  
Disclosed are methods and systems and methods for neuromodulation of the Reticular Activating System using ultrasound to produce acute effects or Long-Term Potentiation (LTP) or Long-Term...
US20120059289 COUPLING ARRANGEMENTS AND METHODS FOR ATTACHING TOOLS TO ULTRASONIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS  
An ultrasonic surgical instrument that has a waveguide that protrudes distally from the handpiece and a surgical tool that is configured to be coupled to the waveguide upon application of thermal...
US20100298743 THERMALLY-ACTIVATED COUPLING ARRANGEMENTS AND METHODS FOR ATTACHING TOOLS TO ULTRASONIC SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS  
An ultrasonic surgical instrument that has a waveguide that protrudes distally from the handpiece and a surgical tool that is configured to be coupled to the waveguide upon application of thermal...
US20110118725 NON-INVASIVE AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE DENERVATION METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME  
A system and method can be used to denervate at least a portion of a bronchial tree. An energy emitter of an instrument is percutaneously delivered to a treatment site and outputs energy to damage...
US20130218013 Ultrasound Medical System and Method  
An ultrasound medical system includes an interstitial end effector. The interstitial end effector is interstitially insertable into patient tissue, includes at least one medical-treatment...
US20120203141 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING/SUPPRESSING PAIN IN DIGITS  
A therapeutic device and method for blocking pain in a patient's digit includes a ring-like vibratory element adapted to be fitted about the digit temporarily and controller coupled to the...
US20110040190 Disposable Acoustic Coupling Medium Container  
A medical imaging and therapy device is provided that may include any of a number of features. One feature of the device is that it can acoustically couple an ultrasound therapy transducer to a...
US20130090575 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH TRANSDUCER CARRIER ASSEMBLY  
A surgical instrument includes an ultrasonic transducer, a body, and a transducer carrier assembly. The ultrasonic transducer is operable to deliver energy through the surgical instrument to a...
US20130324892 ULTRASONIC MEANS AND METHODS FOR DORSAL ROOT GANGLION NEUROMODULATION  
A method of treating a patient with an ailment, comprises delivering ultrasound energy to a dorsal root ganglia (DRG), thereby modulating the DRG to treat the ailment.
US20130226040 Tissue-Retaining Systems for Ultrasound Medical Treatment  
An ultrasound medical treatment system includes an end effector insertable into a patient. The end effector includes a tissue-retaining device. The tissue-retaining device includes a first...
US20100312151 TISSUE-RETAINING SYSTEM FOR ULTRASOUND MEDICAL TREATMENT  
An ultrasound medical treatment system includes an end effector insertable into a patient. The end effector includes a tissue-retaining device. The tissue-retaining device includes a first...
US20120296240 ULTRASOUND EYE BAG TREATMENT  
A method is provided comprising placing an energy source coupled to a first support structure, at a first location on skin of an eyelid and placing a second structure at a second location on the...
US20110112445 Handpiece for Ultrasound Treatments of Human Tissue  
A handpiece (10) suited to carry out ultrasound treatments of human tissue to remove localised adiposity, cellulite, etc. The handpiece (10) comprises: a box-shaped body (11) presenting a...
US20110270136 EFFICIENT ULTRASOUND FOCUSING  
Ultrasound focusing may be improved by combining knowledge of the target tissue and/or focusing arrangement with focus measurements.
US20120029395 ULTRASOUND OPERATION SYSTEM AND SURGICAL TREATMENT INSTRUMENT  
An ultrasound operation system includes an output transformer, a hand piece including an object to be driven including an ultrasound transducer which is driven by the output transformer and a...
US20110257561 ENERGETIC MODULATION OF NERVES  
A system for treatment of an autonomic nervous system of a patient includes a focused ultrasound energy source for placement outside the patient, wherein the focused ultrasound energy source is...
US20140343350 INSTRUMENTED ORTHOPEDIC AND OTHER MEDICAL IMPLANTS  
Medical implants can comprise various instrumentation to impart desirable functionality to the implant. In some embodiments, the implants comprise functional structures, such as sensors, energy...
US20110178442 PATIENT FEEDBACK FOR CONTROL OF ULTRASOUND DEEP-BRAIN NEUROMODULATION  
Disclosed are methods and systems and methods for patient-feedback control of non-invasive deep brain or superficial neuromodulation using sound impacting one or multiple points in a neural...
US20110034800 ESTIMATION OF ALIGNMENT PARAMETERS IN MAGNETIC-RESONANCE-GUIDED ULTRASOUND FOCUSING  
A magnetic-resonance-guided focused ultrasound system may be calibrated by generating ultrasound foci using ultrasound transducers, establishing coordinates of the foci and of magnetic-resonance...
US20130253381 ENERGETIC MODULATION OF NERVES  
A system for treatment includes a focused ultrasound energy source for placement outside a patient, wherein the focused ultrasound energy source is configured to deliver ultrasound energy towards...
US20120065492 ENERGETIC MODULATION OF NERVES  
A system for treatment includes a focused ultrasound energy source for placement outside a patient, wherein the focused ultrasound energy source is configured to deliver ultrasound energy towards...
US20150224345 ACOUSTIC SHOCK WAVE THERAPEUTIC METHODS  
A method of treating a patient having a nerve injury or spinal cord injury or spinal cord lesions, or disease or any pathology that has compromised an autonomic nervous system of a patient to...
US20140058296 COMBINATION ULTRASOUND-PHOTOTHERAPY TRANSDUCER  
A soundhead of a treatment device is provided that enables a volume of tissue located beneath the soundhead to simultaneously receive ultrasound and light stimulation. According to one embodiment,...
US20120238917 COMBINATION ULTRASOUND-PHOTOTHERAPY TRANSDUCER  
A soundhead of a treatment device is provided that enables a volume of tissue located beneath the soundhead to simultaneously receive ultrasound and light stimulation. According to one embodiment,...
US20110201975 ULTRASOUND MEDICAL SYSTEM  
An ultrasound medical system includes an ultrasound end effector and at least one non-ultrasound tissue-property-measuring sensor. The ultrasound end effector includes a medical ultrasound...
US20130281877 Skin Temperature Control in Therapeutic Medical Ultrasound  
Skin temperature is measured during medical ultrasound therapy. The temperature of a standoff between the transducer and skin is monitored. The temperature of the standoff relates to the skin...
US20120116262 CAM DRIVEN COUPLING BETWEEN ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER AND WAVEGUIDE IN SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical instrument includes a body assembly, a waveguide, a transducer, and a coupling assembly. In some versions the coupling assembly translates the transducer to couple the transducer to the...
US20130116603 Methods and Apparatus for Intracranial Ultrasound Delivery  
A method for delivering ultrasound energy to a patient's intracranial space involves forming at least one hole in the patient's skull, advancing at least one ultrasound delivery device at least...
US20150231414 DIRECT CONTACT SHOCKWAVE TRANSDUCER  
A system is attachable to a surface of a tissue of a patient for applying pressure pulses to the tissue. The system includes a shockwave transducer that has a shockwave generating portion and a...
US20120226091 ULTRASOUND NEUROMODULATION TREATMENT OF PAIN  
Disclosed are methods and systems and methods for non-invasive neuromodulation using ultrasound to treat acute or chronic pain. The neuromodulation can produce acute effects or Long-Term...
US20130131559 Light And Massage Multi-Therapy Hairbrush  
A hairbrush includes a control panel, an interior vibratory element for providing massage therapy and a plurality of LEDs carried by the brush head for providing light therapy at a preselected...
US20120109018 ENERGETIC MODULATION OF NERVES  
A system for applying high intensity ultrasound energy to a nerve surrounding an artery of a patient includes a piezoelectric array comprising a plurality of ultrasound elements, a controller...
US20110066083 Ultrasonic apparatus and method for treating obesity or fat-deposits or for delivering cosmetic or other bodily therapy  
A wearable treatment or therapy apparatus for provision of an acoustically enabled or acoustically enhanced treatment or therapy to a patient or treatment subject is provided. Also provided are...
US20140058292 ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHOD  
A system for use in managing a neuromodulation therapy includes an ultrasound transducer array controlled by a control unit to deliver ultrasound waveforms for causing modulation of neural tissue...
US20120029396 MOTION COMPENSATION FOR NON-INVASIVE TREATMENT THERAPIES  
Treatment of moving tissue may be facilitated by identifying voxels within a volume of the tissue, associating treatment-related attributes with the voxels, and shifting positions of the voxels...
US20130066237 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR INFLAMMATION TREATMENT  
Methods and devices are disclosed for controlled mediation and/or improvement of inflammation, inflammation associated with pain, and pain by delivering non-ablative thermal tissue damage to...
US20110077555 TRANSDUCER CARTRIDGE FOR AN ULTRASOUND THERAPY HEAD  
A medical ultrasound system. A base unit is included having system electronics, a user interface and ultrasound control electronics. An ultrasound therapy head is in electronic communication with...
US20120179073 Ischemic Stroke Therapy  
A method for delivering ultrasound energy to a patient's intracranial space includes the steps of forming a hole in a patient's skull, locating an ultrasound transmitter near or into the hole, and...
US20110201974 TREATMENT OF VASCULAR OCCLUSIONS USING ULTRASONIC ENERGY AND MICROBUBBLES  
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method of treating a vascular occlusion located at a treatment site within a patient's vasculature comprises positioning an ultrasound catheter at the...
US20110021913 USE OF FOCUSED ULTRASOUND FOR VASCULAR SEALING  
An ultrasonic applicator unit (2) is used diagnostically to locate a puncture wound (316) in an artery and then therapeutically to seal the puncture wound with high intensity focused ultrasound...
US20140330174 METHOD OF ACOUSTIC SHOCK WAVE TREATMENTS FOR COMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH SURGICAL MESH IMPLANTS  
The method of treatment for vaginal tissue inflamed or damaged by complications from the use of a surgical mesh implant in the vagina of a patient is disclosed. The treatment has the steps of...
US20150250981 CATHETERS WITH ENHANCED FLEXIBILITY AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
A neuromodulation catheter includes an elongate shaft and a neuromodulation element. The shaft includes two or more first cut shapes and two or more second cut shapes along a helical path...
US20110077557 MEDICAL ULTRASOUND DEVICE WITH LIQUID DISPENSING DEVICE COUPLED TO A THERAPY HEAD  
A medical ultrasound system. A base unit is included having system electronics, a user interface and ultrasound control electronics. An ultrasound therapy head is in electronic communication with...
US20130261506 ULTRASOUND NEUROMODULATION TREATMENT OF POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS SYNDROME  
Disclosed are methods and systems and methods for non-invasive neuromodulation using ultrasound to treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The neuromodulation can produce acute or long-term...
US20120143056 Methods and systems for treating plantar fascia  
Various embodiments, described herein, provide methods and systems for the treatment of plantar fascia. In some embodiments, a method of non-invasive treatment of plantar fasciacan include the...
US20110077556 CARTRIDGE FOR USE WITH AN ULTRASOUND THERAPY HEAD  
A medical ultrasound system. A base unit is included having system electronics, a user interface and ultrasound control electronics. An ultrasound therapy head is in electronic communication with...