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Research on the DRX9000 Continues

DRX9000® Research Continues!
Excite Medical™ Announces Dr. Christian Apfel as New Acting Medical Director

CONTACT: Saleem Musallam
Excite Medical Corp. ™
Phone Number: +1-813-210-1000
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Tampa, FL. - August 23, 2012:

Christian Apfel, MD, PhD, of the University of California has agreed to accept the position as Acting Medical Director of Excite Medical™ to continue the already extensive DRX9000® Research. Dr. Apfel is a nationally and internationally recognized Key Opinion Leader with over 75 peer reviewed publications in top journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine.

Dr. Apfel is best suited to continue the DRX9000® research due to his expertise in the design and conduct of large randomized controlled multicenter trials, and in particular due to his experience with and research on DRX9000® as published in the Journal of Medicine 2008 and in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorder 2010. For further information on these research studies, please contact Excite Medical™ at

Excite Medical™ continues to be the market segment leader in client support by investing in research, marketing, and personnel to insure the future of the DRX9000® and to support all DRX9000® owners worldwide.

About Excite Medical™: Excite Medical™ is the exclusive worldwide distributor and contract manufacturer of the DRX9000® and the DRX® Spinal Decompression line of products. Excite Medical™ is an ISO 13485 certified company, registered with the United States FDA, and has been accredited by the United States and Canada Better Business Bureau with an A Rating. The DRX9000® and the DRX® Spinal Decompression Devices that Excite Medical™ distributes are located in 36 countries throughout the world. For distribution opportunities, or for supporting documentation for the press release above, contact Excite Medical™ at +1-813-210-1000 or Also, visit us on the web at

About Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression: Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression is a non invasive treatment that has been found to provide relief of back and neck pain and symptoms associated with herniated discs, bulging or protruding inter-vertebral discs, degenerative disc disease, posterior facet syndrome, and sciatica.