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A Mother's Lifesaving Invention

OKLAHOMA CITY (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Shelly Henry’s world came to a screeching halt when her 15-year-old daughter was in a car accident and doctors told her she would never walk again, but Henry was determined to prove them wrong. She did, and she is helping hundreds of thousands of people as well.

"I was in pain all the time," Cara Kristy, Henry’s daughter, told Ivanhoe.

A car accident shattered Kristy’s vertebra. Doctors gave her a 50 percent chance of walking and told her she would never have children, but her mom wouldn’t settle for that.

"I combined the two modalities with LED and different wave lengths so she could get pain relief on her own," Shelly Henry, inventor of Neurolumen, told Ivanhoe.

Henry, went back to school, got a degree in chemistry health sciences and invented Neurolumen: low level laser and electrical stimulation that relieves the pain. It also reduces swelling and increases circulation, which could impact millions of people with diabetes and chronic pain.

"I think this has potential worldwide," Nathan Grantham, M.D., a cardiovascular surgeon, told Ivanhoe.

Word of mouth from practitioners and patients helped spread the news about Henry’s invention. Beverly Lloyd says Neurolumen changed her life.

"I spent the majority of my days lying in bed sleeping because I was in so much pain. It saved my life. It gave me back my life," Lloyd explained.

As for Henry’s daughter, she’s doing things she couldn’t do before and her daughter who was told would never have a child, has a beautiful one!

"My goal is to make sure that one day no one has to wake up and make a decision of whether to have an amputation or not," Henry concluded.

She’s turning what started as a personal quest, into global adventure.

The Neurolumen device is FDA approved and costs under $4,000. It can be done at home or at a medical facility.

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