Receives Coveted Therapeutic
Product of the Year Award
Charles Barry World Health News Writer
DC - World Health News Network announced the 1998 Therapeutic
Product of the Year Award to ITM for their development of Vivatek.
Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded for individuals who distinguish
themselves with new medical discoveries.
Therapeutic Product of the Year Award is presented to companies
whose products will effect the most significant change in the way
catastrophic disorders are treated.
is the product responsible for ITM's receipt of this years award.
Vivatek will bring about a significant change in the way back pain
and associated spinal disorders are treated.
disorders and back pain treatment cost to the US alone exceed 60
billion dollars annually. Back pain is considered one of mankind's
most crippling and pain producing disorders. Back pain is second
only to hunger in the misery inflicted on the world's population.
spinal disc is the anatomical component most often associated with
for spinal disc conditions range from bed rest to drugs to spinal
manipulation to surgery. None have proven any more effective than
the other. Most present day procedures end in ultimate failure.
has devoted years of research and uncountless man-hours of some
of the world's most brilliant and qualified research scientists,
doctors and engineers in development of this new treatment system.
Vivatek treatment system provides N.D.R. or Non-invasive Disc Rehabilitation.
new therapy innovation employs the power of computers, bio-robotics
and multi-tasking applicators.
complete technology innovation is packaged in a reticular structure
approximately the size of a doctors examination table.
whole system is intended for in-office use. This in-office application
ensures ready access to the millions of back pain victims.
company officials were awarded the prestigious 1998 Therapeutic
Product of the Year Award at a gala celebration this last Friday
in the opulent Bona Venture Hotel and World Trade Center in Los
officials who were later asked to comment on this outstanding company
achievement credited the scientist and engineers for years of dedication,
talent and determination.
high official of the pharmaceutical industry was asked for his comments.
"The Vivatek may be as significant to back pain as penicillin and
antibiotics was to infection. The researchers at ITM deserve a lot