The Firefly™ device, designed by Acumen, has been shortlisted in the medical and health category for ‘Best Technology across Multiple Sports’ award at the forthcoming 2014 Sports Technology Awards. The winners will be announced at the ceremony in London on 4 April. Acumen and FirstKind are proud to be a part of the inaugural awards that are aimed at celebrating the best and most innovative technology in sport.
Seen as an all-round British success story, the Firefly and Geko devices have been developed and brought to market by Acumen and Firstkind following a three year programme. The device is adhered to the back of the leg and provides electrical stimulation to the perineal nerve which triggers the body’s built in mechanisms to increase blood circulation which can help in a range of conditions, from DVT prevention to athletic performance enhancement.