RS Medical Adds Ultrasound to Meet the Needs of Pain Management Physicians

Cost-effective imaging for diagnosis and procedure guidance drives demand for ultrasound systems.

Vancouver, Wash. – (July 12, 2012) – International Rehabilitative Sciences, Inc., d/b/a RS Medical, today announced it has launched distribution of Terason’s Ultrasound Systems. Terason is an industry leader and innovator with the integration of their patented micro-system technology and commercial laptop platform. The t3200™ MSK Series is the first fully-functional, high-performance, portable ultrasound system designed specifically for musculoskeletal (MSK) professionals. This system, with its best-in-class image quality and intuitive interface, enable physicians to easily scan, quickly diagnose or accurately inject a variety of MSK pain conditions.

“Our pain management physicians are quickly adopting ultrasound as a cost-effective tool to diagnose and improve the effectiveness of the procedures they perform in offices, clinics and surgery centers,” said John Konsin, president and CEO of RS Medical. “Adding Terason’s ultrasound platform to our expanding offering provides pain management physicians with a combination of best-in-class product with service and support from a company that is dedicated to helping them build a successful practice.”

General Manager Jeff Sirek of Terason stated, ”We are committed to providing our customers and partners the complete solution in portable ultrasound. Superior image quality and an open platform, coupled with training and educational information, provide the best performance characteristics to enhance efficacy, optimize workflow and increase productivity for everyday clinical needs. We look forward to working with RS Medical to provide these benefits to customers.”

“Portable ultrasound systems are used extensively in office-based procedural settings to diagnose painful conditions. In addition to real-time diagnosis, ultrasound guidance allows physicians to efficiently guide a needle to the proper location for such common procedures as nerve blocks, platelet-rich plasma and some epidural injections. Image guidance improves the confidence of achieving the best outcomes for these procedures,” commented Karl Kuzis, M.D., Ph.D. and vice president of Medical and Clinical Affairs for RS Medical.

About RS Medical

RS Medical is solely focused on serving pain medicine practices. For two decades, we have delivered leading clinical tools and products, assisting in the care of more than one million patients. Because RS Medical understands that the needs of each practice are unique, we customize solutions by combining intelligent products with personal service. Together, we work with pain medicine physicians to help them grow their practices and improve patient outcomes. More information is available at

About Terason

Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, Terason, a division of Teratech Corporation (, is a diagnostic ultrasound technology company setting new standards for image quality and ease of use. Using breakthrough system integration technologies, Terason helps improve patient care by enabling compact equipment to generate diagnostic images previously possible only using large, expensive machines. The leading manufacturer of high performance portable ultrasound systems, Terason was established by Dr. Alice Chiang in 1994 as a spin-off of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory. Since Terason introduced its first product in 2001, thousands of ultrasound systems have been shipped to clinicians and partners worldwide.

David Rardin
Director of Marketing Communications, RS Medical
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