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Biomat Medical Device - FDA Registration
The Bio-Mat is a Class II, FDA registered medical device. FDA registration documents give the following indications for use:
"The Biomat is indicated for the temporary relief of minor muscle and joint pain and stiffness; the temporary relief of joint pain associated with arthritis; the temporary relief of muscle spasms, minor sprains and strains, and minor muscular back pain; the relaxation of muscles; and the temporary increase of local circulation where applied."
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