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How was APS TherapyTM started?
APS TherapyTM was invented in 1991 by Gervan Lubbe. Lubbe read in a medical magazine the use and the importance of the bodies own action potential. This electrical signal exists in everybody and controls many body processes like the production of the bodies own painkillers.
Lubbe, who was an electro-technician at the time designed a device that simulated this action potential. This device was going to change the world of pain therapy. He named the device "APS". "APS" stands for Action Potential Simulation.
A few years later the APS device gained worldwide fame by important people in the world who started using the device. Prof. Chris Barnard, who successfully fulfilled the first successful heart transplant in the world in the sixties, was very enthusiastic about the APS device and became a personal friend of Lubbe. Barnard treated himself against the symptoms of arthritis and was amazed by the success of the treatment. Barnard told that he was surprised that the pain stayed away and not like other therapies where the pain would come back after a certain time.
Results like these made it possible that in 1998 in Geneva APS TherapyTM received the gold medal for the best medical invention of that year.
In the meantime millions of people all over the world work with APS devices. Some treat sports injuries and other to get pain relief for chronic pain conditions.
Below you will find some pictures of top sport people who work with APS TherapyTM.