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Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Stephen Hochschuler, Joins Backstop Neural's Advisory Board

Dr. Hochschuler is the founder and chairman emeritus of the Texas Back Institute, one of the world’s largest freestanding multidisciplinary academic spine centers.

October 3, 2023 – Backstop Neural is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephen Hochschuler to its Advisory Board. Dr. Hochschuler, founder and chairman emeritus of the Texas Back Institute, is a distinguished figure in the medical field. With over four decades of experience in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Hochschuler has consistently pushed the boundaries of medical science, contributing significantly to the advancement of surgical techniques and patient care.

As a member of Backstop Neural's Advisory Board, Dr. Hochschuler will bring his wealth of knowledge and expertise to the company's mission of relieving pain and restoring movement. His extensive experience in the medical field and entrepreneurship, coupled with his visionary approach to healthcare, makes him a highly valuable addition to the team.

“Joining BackStop Neural is a remarkable opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge advancements in spinal cord stimulation and motor recovery,” said Dr. Hochshuler. “I’m excited to collaborate with a team that is dedicated to transforming the landscape of neurological care, and together, we will work towards improving the lives of so many individuals facing chronic pain.”

In addition to co-founding one of the largest spine specialty clinics globally, Dr. Hochschuler has authored numerous publications in esteemed medical journals. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Pain Society, North American Spine Society, Southwest Chapter of the Society of International Business Fellows, International Intradiscal Therapy Society, International Society for Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery, and International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine. He is also a founding member of The American Board of Spine Surgery, The American College of Spine Surgery, the Spinal Arthroplasty Society, and the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery. His commitment to excellence and passion for innovation make him an ideal collaborator in Backstop Neural's journey to create revolutionary neural interfaces.

"We are honored and thrilled to welcome Dr. Hochschuler to our Advisory Board," said Connie Manz, CEO and Co-founder of Backstop Neural. "His dedication to improving the lives of patients aligns perfectly with our mission, and we believe his strategic insights and network will be instrumental in driving our neuromodulation technology forward."

Dr. Hochschuler's appointment comes at a pivotal time for Backstop Neural as the company continues to make significant strides in its product development efforts, combining expertise from various fields to push the boundaries of what is possible in the field of neuromodulation. Dr. Hochschuler’s contributions to the Advisory Board undoubtedly will play a crucial role in shaping the future of spinal cord stimulation for pain and motor recovery.

About BackStop Neural

BackStop Neural is a pioneering medical device company that specializes in developing advanced spinal cord stimulation solutions for individuals suffering from chronic pain. Through proprietary materials and neurostimulation technology, the company strives to provide patients with a renewed sense of hope and freedom from debilitating conditions. With a team of dedicated experts and a patient-centered approach, BackStop Neural aims to transform the landscape of neurology and elevate the standard of patient care.

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