Katy Groom

The gendered differences of pain

Men and women respond to pain differently, according to new research published in the journal ‘Brain.’ Comparing how pain signals are transmitted to the brain via the spinal cord, researchers found that hormones significantly altered how women responded to pain. Exsurgo’s Chief Science Officer spoke on RadioNZ’s Nights with Bryan Crump about what this research …

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Exsurgo helps Kiwis battle chronic pain with new gaming technology

This article first appeared in Idealog. A New Zealand neuro technology company is helping chronic pain patients on their rehabilitation journey through simple games. Operating out of the North Shore suburb of Albany in Auckland, Exsurgo manufactures the Axon system – a piece of technology used to help those living with chronic pain. With one in five …

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Exsurgo’s Mindpower Newsletter – July 2022

Hi all, It’s hard to believe it’s been over a year since we announced the results from our UK proof-of-concept trial, demonstrating the exciting potential of our Axon system to treat chronic pain.  Last month we reached another milestone as the results from our UK trial were published in medical journal Frontiers in Pain Research. Congratulations to Nick …

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Exsurgo’s Mindpower Newsletter – April 2022

Talking Axon in the Middle East  We’re in the business of alleviating human suffering for millions of people around the globe, so international conversations are critical to achieving this goal.  We recently partnered with NZTE’s Discover Healthcare Middle East programme to share how international discussions with clinicians, hospitals and regulators in the United Arab Emirates …

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