Today marks our 5th Anniversary

Today marks the fifth anniversary of Curian Medical.  All of us here wanted to take this opportunity to thank our customers, suppliers, experts and all contacts for their continued support.

The industry continues to be an ever changing environment and we very much look forward to continuing to work closely and supporting our customers with our ever expanding portfolio of nationwide rehabilitation services.

Congratulations Curian Medical, lets look forward to many more years to come.

Nerve Conduction Studies

As part of our suite of rehabilitation services here at Curian Medical we have an extensive network of venues in which we can co-ordinate Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS).  Utilising appropriate experts and Neurophysiologists we deliver this timely service at an affordable fee on a nationwide basis.

What are nerve conduction studies?

Nerve conduction studies give doctors information about how well and how fast the nerves in your body send waves of electricity (electrical impulses). This test can be used to check for various different types of problems with the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous system includes all the nerves in your body apart from those in your brain and within the spinal cord itself. Nerves in the brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system.

What are nerve conduction studies typically used for?

Here at Curian Medical Nerve conduction studies are used for a wide variety of reasons including:

  • To assess nerve damage following an injury
  • To check for damage to nerves, caused by conditions such as diabetes
  • To test for conditions affecting the nervous system
  • To check for ‘trapped’ nerves – conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome

How does it work?

Small electrical pulses made by a machine are used to mimic the electrical signals made by nerves. By attaching a small device that is able to detect electricity or supply electricity (an electrode) to the skin, the nerve can be stimulated with a very small electrical pulse. If the nerve is attached to a muscle, the muscle will clench (contract) in response to the electrical signal.

To test sensory nerves, the electrodes are usually attached to the fingers or toes with another electrode either at the ankle or wrist. When the electrical pulse is applied to the fingers or toes the sensory nerve carries the electrical signal away from the arm or leg. The electrode at the wrist or ankle detects the wave of electricity (electrical impulse) when it reaches that point.

The electrodes are connected to a machine which generates the impulses and detects them. It can measure the time taken for the impulse to travel in the nerve from the first electrode to the second. This information, plus the distance between the two electrodes, can be used to work out the speed at which the impulse is travelling along the nerve. This is referred to as the conduction velocity.

Nerve conduction studies can also be used to measure whether the size of the waves of electricity (electrical impulses) decreases as it travels along the nerve.

Are there any possible side-effects or complications?

Most people tolerate the test very well and have no side-effects or complications after the test.

To learn more about our network for nerve conduction studies or indeed any other aspect of our portfolio of services please do feel free to contact Amanda O’Neill on 07904 630054.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Petrina Lindsay – Curative Team – Operational Lead

We would like to congratulate Petrina Lindsay (Trina) on her recent promotion within Curian Medical.

After having worked at Curian as an account handler, Trina with effect from this week, is promoted to the position of Curative Team Operational Lead.

A graduate in Business Management and a track record of working within a customer services background, Trina brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the position.

Trina will fulfil the role of leading our operational functions and processes whilst managing our Curative Team and being the first point of contact for escalation.

Wishing you every success in your new role.

To speak with Trina, do feel free to call our office number of 0121 732 9860.

Independent Rehabilitation

Switching providers for a nationwide rehabilitation service should not be a daunting task.  Here at Curian Medical we will work closely with you every step of the way to ensure a seamless transition.

Our customer base covers most organisations, but we specialise in supporting Solicitors, Medical Legal Agencies, Insurers and Case Management Companies.

Curian Medical;

  • Support you with a white labelling solution that enables you to tailor parts of our rehabilitation pathway to fit with your needs.
  • Provide you with an account handler from our Curative Team who will work closely with your case handlers and become an extension of your services. We pride ourselves on building excellent relationships with the people we work with.
  • Deliver timely and effective rehabilitation utilising experts from our extensive networks. With one of the largest networks within the rehabilitation sector we ensure patients do not have to travel far for appointments.
  • Appreciate that communication is key and we keep our customers informed of their patients pathway every step of the way, via our bespoke patient management system.
  • Have robust policies and procedures in place and in line with our clinical governance policies regularly audit across our rehabilitation offering to ensure that we continually deliver to the highest standards possible.
  • Have a strong, healthy balance sheet and we are a viable, sustainable business.
  • Take seriously the security of patient data. Our servers are only accessible by security-cleared personnel, controlled by extensive CCTV monitoring and state-of-the-art access control systems.
  • Provide high quality, timely rehabilitation at affordable prices.

To learn more about Curian Medical, our nationwide services and discover how we can support you, please do contact Amanda O’Neill on 0121 732 9860.