CMF - FAQs and Sizing

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What is the DJO OL1000™ bone growth stimulator and how will it help me?

The OL1000™ bone growth stimulator is a nonsurgical treatment which your physician has prescribed to aid the healing of your fracture. The stimulator uses a very low-strength Combined Magnetic Field (DJO) to activate the body’s natural healing process.9 In some patients, this healing process is impaired or absent. The fracture may not mend properly, and a nonunion results. The bone growth stimulator provided by DJO® has proven to be successful in helping to treat nonunions.6,10

Are there known side effects of DJO OL1000™?

There are no known side effects related to the use of the OL1000™. Thousands of patients have worn OL1000™ to help heal their nonunions. OL1000™ may be safely used with non-magnetic fixation devices, such as screws, plates, or pins. A full list of contraindications can be found in the manual.

How often will I need to change the battery?

The OL1000™ will be delivered with a battery installed. A low battery symbol will appear on the LCD screen on your remote indicating when the batteries should be changed. There are additional 9V batteries included that should last for up to 9 months.

Can I wear the DJO OL1000™ if I am pregnant?

The safety of the OL1000 or OL1000 SC is not known if you are pregnant or nursing a baby. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, you should consult your doctor before using the OL1000™.

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Do I need to wear the DJO OL1000™ at the same time each day?

The unit will allow one 30 minute treatment per day. It is recommended to be worn approximately the same time each day.

Can I travel with my DJO OL000™?

Yes. Although commonly not required, in advance of your travel, you may request a letter from our Customer Service Support department that will explain what the device is and how it operates. You can also keep your user manual available to quickly and easily identify the device for any security personnel. We recommend administering your 30-minute treatment prior to going through security, this will ensure when moving through the x-ray and imaging devices, that the unit cannot be turned on for the magnetic fields to interfere.

How do I know what size is best for me?

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TREATMENT

What will DJO OL1000™ treatment feel like? How will it affect my daily activities?

You should not feel the DJO therapy during the 30 minute treatment. The OL1000™ unit is designed to be lightweight and adjustable for a comfortable fit. It is powered with a battery, which allows the unit to be portable. You can perform activities of daily living as recommended by your physician.

How long will my treatment last with the the DJO OL1000™?

You will use your DJO OL1000™ device as long as your physician prescribes. Each device functions for a maximum of 270 days. Normally, the device is used until your fracture has healed. Your physician will closely monitor your progress.

What do I do with the device when I am done using it?

After your treatment is complete and your doctor says you no longer need to use your DJO OL1000™, you may dispose of the device yourself according to your local governing ordinances and recycling plans. You may also contact our Customer Support department for help with device disposal. The DJO OL1000™ is not reusable. Each device is for single patient use only and cannot be re-sold or used on multiple patients.

INSURANCE

Will my insurance pay for the device?

Insurance policies are different depending on the plan you have. The DJO OL1000™ bone growth stimulator is covered by the majority of health plans and workers compensation plans, including Medicare; specific coverage criteria must be met.

Does DJO® preauthorize the device with my insurance company?

If pre-authorization is required, DJO® will verify your eligibility and benefit levels to obtain a pre-authorization from the payer of record.

What happens if my insurance company denies the claim?

In the event the insurance carrier denies coverage, the claim will be forwarded to our appeals processing department on your behalf. Depending upon the outcome, DJO® may contact you to arrange payment options.

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What is the DJO SpinaLogic® Bone Growth Stimulator and how will it help me?

The DJO SpinaLogic® bone growth stimulator is a nonsurgical treatment which your physician has prescribed to help the healing of your fusion. The stimulator uses a very low-strength Combined Magnetic Field (DJO) to activate the body’s natural healing process. In some patients, this healing process is impaired or absent. The fusion may not mend properly. The bone growth stimulator provided by DJO® has proven be successful in helping to treat lumbar spinal fusions after surgery¹

Are there known side effects of DJO SpinaLogic®?

There are no known side effects related to the use of this device. Thousands of patients have been prescribed Spinalogic® to help heal their spine fusions after surgery. Spinalogic may be safely used with non-magnetic fixation devices, such as screws, plates, or metal pins.

How often will I need to change the battery?

The Spinalogic will be delivered with a battery installed. A low battery symbol will appear on the LCD screen on your remote indicating when the batteries should be changed. There are additional 9V batteries included that should last for up to 9 months. If more are needed, please contact customer service.

Can I wear the DJO SpinaLogic® if I am pregnant?

The safety of the Spinalogic is not known if you are pregnant or nursing. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, you should consult your doctor before using the Spinalogic.

Wear

Do I need to wear the DJO SpinaLogic® at the same time each day?

The unit will allow one 30 minute treatment per day. You have the flexibility to receive your treatment at any time you choose. It is recommended to be worn approximately the same time each day.

Can I travel with my DJO SpinaLogic®?

Yes. Although not commonly required, in advance of your travel, you may request a letter from our Customer Service Support department that will explain what the device is and how it operates. You can also keep your user manual available to quickly and easily identify the device for any security personnel. We recommend administering your 30-minute treatment prior to going through security, this will ensure when moving through the x-ray and imaging devices, that the unit cannot be turned on for the magnetic fields to interfere.

Can I use the SpinaLogic if I have a Pacemaker?

The operation of your pacemaker may be affected from exposure to the CMF OL1000 or CMF SpinaLogic magnetic fields. Please consult your prescribing physician to see if your device will be placed in close proximity to your pacemaker. This would include fractures of the upper extremities (e.g. wrist, arm) and spinal fusion procedures. Further screening by your attending cardiologist is also recommended such as with an electrocardiogram.

TREATMENT

What is my daily treatment time with the DJO SpinaLogic®?

The SpinaLogic® is a simple, 30 minute daily treatment time

What will DJO SpinaLogic® treatment feel like?

You should not feel the DJO therapy during the 30 minute treatment. The SpinaLogic® unit is lightweight and adjustable for a comfortable fit. It is powered with a battery, which allows the unit to be portable. You can perform activities of daily living as recommended by your physician.

How long should I use my DJO SpinaLogic® device?

You will use your DJO Spinalogic device as long as your physician prescribes. Each device functions for a maximum of 270 days. Normally, the device is used until your fracture has healed. Your physician will closely monitor your progress.

What do I do with the device when I am done using it?

After your treatment is complete and your doctor says you no longer need to use your Spinalogic, you may dispose of the device yourself according to your local governing ordinances and recycling plans. You may also contact our Customer Support department for help with device disposal. The Spinalogic is not reusable. Each device is for single patient use only and cannot be re-sold or used on multiple patients.

INSURANCE

Will my insurance pay for the device?

Insurance policies are different depending on the plan you have.The DJO SpinaLogic® bone growth stimulator is covered by the majority of health plans and workers compensation plans, including Medicare; specific coverage criteria must be met.

Does DJO® preauthorize the device with my insurance company?

If pre-authorization is required, DJO will verify your eligibility and benefit levels to obtain a pre-authorization from the payer of record.

What happens if my insurance company denies the claim?

In the event the insurance carrier denies coverage, the claim will be forwarded to our appeals processing department on your behalf. Depending upon the outcome, DJO may contact you to arrange payment options.