STS/VECTTOR Treatment

Dr Rhodes and Dr Boudreau discuss STS with Dusty

Dr. Donald Rhodes
South Texas Innovative Medicine
Review

There has been considerable interest in the Duchenne community regarding a physical therapy system known as Dynatronic STS, (the new machine is called VECTTOR), invented by Dr. Donald Rhodes, who is located in Corpus Christi, Texas. The following is a review of a visit to Dr. Rhodes and some perspective on him and his treatment.

The treatment
Dr. Rhodes has a proprietary machine that passes low frequency electrical current through nerves. He believes that varied electrode pad placement combined with differing beat frequencies allow for treatment of different ailments. The electrodes are hooked up to the strategic nerves in the feet and hands, and send electrical impulses up to the place in the back that controls the sympathetic nervous system.

Here is his working hypothesis
“STS treatments are effective due to a combination of the following aspects of the treatments: low frequency electrical current passing through long sections of nerves; electrode pad placement (including acupuncture and reflexology points); production of cyclic adenosine monophosphate; the choice of the peripheral nerves being stimulated so that there is a cross over effect in the central nervous system; leakage of action potentials from the nerves being stimulated into nerves entering the sympathetic ganglia; the quadrilateral location of the stimulation; creation of action potentials through sympathetic nerve fibers, in the peripheral nerves being stimulated; creation of action potentials in the peripheral nerves being stimulated; activation of the sodium pump in the nerves being stimulated; production of ACTH; production of dynorphins, enkephalins or beta endorphins; creation of IGF-1; and creation and/or production of circulation altering neuropeptides such as vascular intestinal polypeptide (VIP) and calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP).”

Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Boudreau
Dr. Rhodes is an energetic, kindly man in his early sixties. He is a podiatrist. He is passionate about his technology. He says he has seen significant improvements in his patients suffering from RSDS, a chronic pain disease, diabetes, fibromyalgia and multiple sclerosis. He is extremely confident in the treatment’s ability to also help individuals with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.  Dr. Boudreau, also a kindly man, is an orthopedic surgeon and osteopath, and they share a practice and work closely together.  They are both disillusioned with the more conventional ways of treating patients with drugs. They believe that the system does not work as well if patients are taking steroids.

Cost
Treatment is expensive due to the cost of the machine, time spent with Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Boudreau and travel and accommodation. Dr. Rhodes charges $4,500 for the STS machine and a few hundred dollars for training.

My thoughts
Basically, the STS electrodes electrically stimulate acupuncture, acupressure, and reflexology points, as well as free nerve endings and nerve trunks.  Dr Rhodes believes that by improving circulation in the body, the body heals. Growing up in an Asian country, I was exposed to eastern medicine, and familiar with what was being presented.  I believe that it provides therapeutic relief for many ailments. Dr Rhodes is taking an ancient eastern tradition and combining it with modern technology.

Dusty is the 18th patient with Duchenne or Becker who is currently using STS. He receives 80 minutes of STS/VECTTOR treatment twice a day for the first month, and then 80 minutes a day thereafter. It is only Dusty’s 5th day of treatment. So far, I cannot say we have seen any visible improvement and nor does he report any. However, it is still early days, and I remain hopeful that Dusty will benefit. I will be tracking his progress.

Hooked up!







47 comments:

  1. medtronics implantable spinal cord stimulator which is based on legit science does not make the claims that you are making with this invention i think it is time for the proper authorities to be notified of fraud taking place they do not look kindly on people taking advantage of families with sick children at a time when they are desperate for good news they too will have enthusiasm

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    1. I think you better check yourself. This machine has changed my daughters lives, if it wasn't for his machine, one wouldn't be walking now and the other would have been put in a mental ward. So don't talk about something if you know nothing or haven't had anything to do with it.

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  2. I am a patient of Dr. Rhodes. I have had a neurological disorder that left me severely disabled at a young age. As for fraud? The STS already has FDA approval and case studies are posted in medical journals. I am a healthcare professional myself and can understand the concept of the STS through biology, chemistry, and pathophysiology. Thanks to the STS treatments, I am now walking and able to resume a fairly normal life. And the spinal cord stimulator? I tried that treatment, along with all other possible conventional treatments. Nothing worked and the spinal cord stimulator greatly worsened my condition. Dr. Rhodes treatment works...both from my experience as a patient and from my knowledge as a healthcare professional.

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  3. cant wait for updates!

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  4. I wish all good luck to Dusty. He's such an amazing, inspiring guy.

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  5. Thanks everyone. When we returned from Texas, Dusty caught a cold so we have been doing cold protocols for a few weeks. Now that is over, we have once again started with dmd protocols, and it has only been a week. So far, little change.

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  6. I think Dr.Rhodes theory is similar to eastern medicine and it makes sense.Anyway,it's worth trying and I wish Dusty good luck.You are a brave young man Dusty.

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  7. I have Beckers and I was wondering is the STS treatment similar to TENS which is used in Physiotherapy?

    TENS refers to Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, it's a method of electrical stimulation. A form of electrical acupuncture.

    www.my-beckers-story.blogspot.com

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  8. TENS does sound similar, but I don't know much about it.
    We still have seen little change. It has been 5 weeks, but we are not giving up, ever!

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  9. TENS is a completely different concept from the STS/VECTTOR. TENS is localized and covers the condition for a short time. STS/VECTTOR has a systemic effect and corrects the problem, instead of covering up the root of the problem. Hope that helps some...

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  10. I will have an extra VECTTOR unit shortly on my hands-- brand new,- the units sell for $4500 and are available ONLY at Doctor Rhodes office. There is now a waiting list to get one there. I'll sell my VECTTOR unit for $3000-- I need to know by this weekend (Tuesday 11/16)may be too late. or I must return it for a credit... Contact pop at popjarvis@gmail.com or
    804-832-7338

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  11. Hello there,
    I'm from Malaysia and excited to read all the positive news with the STS Vecttor treatment.
    I have FSH (Facioscapulohumeral)dystrophy. Would anyone know if this STS Vecttor treatment would work for me?
    Thanks
    lizzardtail@gmail.com

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  12. as described above it is now a expensive dual inferential electrical therapy applied to feet,knees then hands and elbows
    good pain relief that works for many..but no complete cure..
    wish it could have come out for $800-1100 as originally voiced by D.R...would have helped many thousands more people.....

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  13. Besty of luck to you and your son Dusty! I took my daughter to Dr Rhodes for treatment and had a terrible terrible experience. My daughter established the South Texas Innovative Medicine Disscussion Forum on Facebook to get a balanced discussion on STS treatment. I hope Dr Rhodes treatment is yielding positive results for Dusty. Please join the facebook forum and keep us posted...

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  14. We have an 11 year old son with DMD and have been researching this treatment since we first saw it on your blog in September. It has been a while since you updated anything as far as progress. Is Dusty still using the Vecctor? Is it helping?

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    1. Sorry about the late reply. After 4 months of using the Vecttor Dusty found no change/results and he decided to discontinue. I know of many who have had positive results but Dusty was not one of them. All the best to everyone.

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  15. Thanks for the info. I am a respiratory therapist so I really like to know what a treatment is really doing before I administer it to my patients, so you can imagine I would be the same for my boys. You have cleared up some questions for me( in easier to understand terms than Dr Rhodes explained it. You gave me some things to look up and study on more. Thank you so much. See ya on facebook! Rachelle Orgeron

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  16. My 5 year old grandson was just diagnosed with MD and I am considering getting a Vecttor machine (or getting on the waiting list) so I am wondering if your son Dusty has had any positive responses.

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  17. My son 10 year old diagnosed with duchennr MD.Please iam desperate ,tell me the Vecttor machine will help my son,I am willing to sell my body part for my littel only one boy,please please respne e-mail me.helmandrocksolid@hotmail.com

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  18. I am a 19 year old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, I will buy a Vecttor Machine no matter what. I live in British Columbia, Canada. I am inquiring for more information about how to get one of these machines.

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    1. Go to the Paindefeat website and call clinic. We were told that we had to go to clinic for observation and then machine was purchased. Machine you'll go home with may be STS machine and Vecttor will come later. Be prepared to stay at clinic for at least two weeks. Depends on condition on how long he will ask you to stay.
      $850 day one. $4,500 for machine. $100 a day for treatment and initial training/info/observation.

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    2. To make enquiries, you can call the office of Dr Rhodes, 361-992-9432

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    3. my grandson had DMD, we lost him last year at age 21 ,wish we had known about the vecttor machine ,God bless you

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  19. Daughter was treated in Dec of 2011 for RSD in arms and some in legs. Treatment was a miracle. Pain reduced to almost nothing at clinic and has only gone down since then. Just got word that she is to receive Vecttor machine in less than 2 weeks as unit just passed hurdles for FDA approval. Been using STS unit for last month. THIS HAS BEEN AWESOME TREATMENT FOR MY DAUGHTER. LIFE IS "ALMOST" NORMAL AGAIN FOR HER. Still getting use to having no meds - body not quite use to that yet, but getting there. Daughter could not hold pencil to write a month ago. Now writing and has went out twice in last month to play catch and pitch softball. AWESOME!!!

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    1. What do you think if it passes FDA? Will this increase the price of the unit, decrease price or remain the same? Anyone have thoughts?

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  20. I had a Medtronic neurostimulator implanted some years ago (probably 5 to 6 years ago), only to have it removed as it was not really helping the horrific pain of RSD/CRPS. I had it removed within a year's time. I have tried just about everything that is available for pain management. Now I hear about this...and all I can say is that: "THIS IS A SCAM!!!" For those on this site who state that the FDA has given its approval, be aware that the FDA has given approval to all TENS units, which you can buy yourself (online or other places) for even under $100. A TENS unit is helpful to those who suffer with pain, but it does not get rid of the pain. A TENS unit is cumbersome, time-consuming, but it can be a helpful additive to your pain regimen. I GOTTA SAY...I AM SICK & TIRED OF PEOPLE TRYING TO MAKE MONEY OFF OF OTHERS WHO SUFFER WITH SOME OF THE MOST TERRIBLE OF PHYSICAL CONDITIONS. Only another RSD sufferer would understand the intensity of the pain I suffer with. If I ever find a cure and decide to write a book or offer treatment, it'll be given out for FREE!!!!! Unless you have lived with pain that is so intense that you don't know how you're going to get through to your next minute, then you don't know how truly debilitating, horrific, and terrifying RSD-like pain is. I'm not sorry for saying this...There are so many medical conditions which many people suffer with. I see a lot of "gimmes" online where they get you to read a whole lot of stuff that sounds really good, only to reach the end of a very long story and are then told that you have to buy a book, buy an expensive set of DVDs, buy an expensive unit. I consider ALL of these to be fraudulent claims of treatment. If someone really had a treatment for a medical condition and they held true compassion for their fellow human beings, they would either charge no fee or charge a very nominal fee to cover costs. I know I cannot be alone in my compassion towards others. Please don't buy into this. Don't waste your money (thousands and thousands of dollars plus travel time and expense) for something that, to me, looks simply like a TENS unit with just more electrodes. You could do this yourself if you wanted to...just go online and do a search to purchase a TENS or EMS unit, buy two if you are financially capable of doing so, and then follow instructions on where to place the electrode pads and try the different stimulation modes on various areas of your body. I REALLY AM SICK OF SCAMMERS TRYING TO MAKE MONEY OFF OF THOSE WHO FEEL DESPERATE DUE TO WHATEVER MEDICAL CONDITION THEY SUFFER FROM. *Peace* and *Love* to all of you.

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    1. I have RSDS throughout my entire body so I first hand know and FEEL your pain. I went to Dr. Rhodes when he first started working with RSDS patients and HE DID help me get my life back. IT as you say, is NOT a scam. Can you afford to have a "bussiness", not pay your staff or rent let alone all the monies needed to make this machine a raality? How much have you spent on drugs or treatments that have not worked? I can attest to the FACT FIRST HAND Dr. Rhodes is NOT a SCAMMER as you rant about. You sound so angry and I understand perhaps that stems from the pain you feel day and night. Stop belly aching and TRY it, then I'd be interested in your POST treatment reply

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    2. I truly agree with bird lover. Dr. Rhodes has RSDS and if you bothered to go and see him, I think you might change your mind about this all being a scam. I tend to not listen to those who rant and carry on about something that they haven't even tried. My daughters both have RSDS and they wouldn't be living out their career dreams if it wasn't for Dr. Rhodes and his VECTTOR machine.

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  21. Informed the 23 year-old muscular dystrophy patient, which made ​​me completely unable to stand because of the disease resulted in the warp and the problems of the spine in Alvkhaddan and difficulty in breathing Is there hope in the treatment or not and that this medicine is suitable for patients? Please reply as soon as possible
    Thanks

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  22. I have known Dr. Rhodes since 2001. Two members of my family and I have been his treated by him. Like any medical treatment, it has been refined and improved over time. I was so grateful for how he relieved my hideous painful and debilitating reaction after a flu shot (I lived in misery for five years) that I wrote a book about him and about some of his patients. I posted it on Amazon. I sell it rather than give it away on Amazon for two reasons. First, a freebie might be perceived as worthless information. Second, that gives me a little cushion to fund the many print copies of the book that I order and pay for and give away free. I know this treatment works for a majority of Dr. Rhodes' patients. I live in his home town and have spent a lot of time at his clinic over the years, talkIng to patients and seeing with my own eyes what he can do for them. VECTTOR, the upgraded version of the machine, is not a TENS unit. It is a very sophisticated machine that treats the nerves, causing them to produce vital substances deficient in the body of individuals with a variety of neurological problems.

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  23. I LIVE IN MEXICO, I HAVE LGMD,I AM 44, MY SIMPTOMS STARTED WHEN I WAS 12.
    I HAVE TRIED SO MANY TREATMENTS ALTERNATIVE AND NON ALTERNATIVE, TRIED WITH ALL KIND OF VITAMINS AND NEW HERBS NOTHING WORKED.
    THE REASON OF MY MESSAGE IS TO TELL YOU ABOUT MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE VECTTOR TREATMENT WHICH I JUST STARTED ON APRIL 30TH 2012.
    ON MONDAY 30 APRIL I HAD MY APPOINTMENT WITH DR. RHODES. THEY DID XRAYS IN MY FEET, THEY DID STRENGHT TESTS IN MY HANDS, ARMS AND LEGS,THEY DID NERVE CONDUCTION TESTS IN MY TOES, ALSO CIRCULATION TESTS, AND THEY TOOK A VIDEO OF HOW I WALKED AND OTHER THINGS.
    AND THEN I STARTED THE TREATMENT WITH THE VECTTOR MACHINE FOR 40 MINS IN MY FEET FIRST AND THEN 40 MINS IN MY ARMS.
    THE FIRST THING I NOTICED RIGHT AFTER THE TREATMENT FINISHED WAS THAT MY FEET GOT COMPLETELY UNSWOLLEN, I USUALLY HAVE MY FEET SWOLLEN CAUSE I STAY SITTING DOWN FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME AND AS I DONT MOVE AS MUCH NOW.
    SO MY FEET FELT VERY GOOD, BUT THEN I REALIZED THAT I WAS NOT MOVING SO MUCH FROM ONE SIDE TO THE OTHER WHEN I STARTED WALKING.
    I HAVE TO HOLD FROM SOMEONES ARM TO WALK, BUT BEFORE I HAD TO MOVE MY UPPER BODY FROM ONE SIDE TO THE OTHER TO WALK.
    WELL AFTER THE VERY FIRST SESSION WITH THE VECTTOR I WAS ABLE TO WALK WITHOUT THAT MOVEMENT.
    I ALSO EXPERIENCED MORE BALANCE AND LIKE IF I HAD MORE STABILITY WHILE I WALK.
    ALSO I FELT MORE STABLE WHEN I STAND STILL.
    THE IMPROVE IN THE BALANCE DIDNT GO AWAY AND THE FEELING OF STABILITY DIDNT GO AWAY AFTER THAT DAY.
    I FELT ALSO ALL MY BODY WARM, I USUALLY HAD MY HANDS AND FEET COLD, NOT ANYMORE, ALL MY BODY INCLUDING MY HANDS AND FEET ARE WARM SINCE THE FIRST TREATMENT.
    NEXT DAY WHILE I WAS IN THE CAR I TRIED TO EAT SLICES OF APPLE BY MYSELF BEING SITTING DOWN IN THE CAR AND TO MY SURPRISE I WAS ABLE TO EAT ALL THE SLICES OF APPLE BY MYSELF WITHOUT SOMEONE HELPING ME RAISE MY HAND, I DIDNT GET TIRED REPEATING THE SAME MOVEMENT.
    AT THE BEGINING I THOUGHT, IT WAS JUST IN MY MIND LIKE I WAS IMAGINING THINGS, BUT LITTLE BY LITTLE I REALIZED THAT THINGS WERE CHANGING IN MY BODY, FOR REAL.
    AFTER THE SESSION THAT DAY I STARTED TRYING THINGS LIKE CLOSING MY FIST, WHICH I COULDNT DO ANYMORE WITHOUT A LOT OF EFFORT,NOW I CAN CLOSE ALL MY FINGERS WITHOUT EFFORT BOTH HANDS. CONTINUE...

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    1. I saw your story on You Tube. Amazing.

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  24. ....CONTINUE I TRIED CLOSING THE ELECTRIC WINDOW IN THE CAR, WHICH I COULDNT DO ANYMORE EVEN THAT I PUT ALL THE STRENGHT IN MY FINGER, WELL I TRIED AND I DID IT WITH NO EFFORT!
    ON WEDNESDAY I TRIED ANOTHER THING, WHEN I GO OUT SOMEWHERE THAT I HAVE TO WALK A LOT I USE A WHEELCHAIR AND MY BROTHER PUSHES ME ARROUND, CAUSE I COULDNT PUSH THE WHEELCHAIR BY MYSELF, WELL I TRIED MOVING THE WHEELCHAIR FIRST WITH ONE OF MY ARMS AND I COULDNT BELIEVE THAT I COULD MOVE THE WHEEL, THEN I TRIED WITH BOTH HANDS AND I WAS ABLE TO MOVE IT, AND I DIDNT PUT ALL MY STRENGHT.
    I HAVE BEEN NOTINCING LITTLE THINGS EVERYDAY, OR I SHOULD SAY HUGE THINGS FOR ME!
    ON SUNDAY THAT WEEK I WAS HOME AND I FELT LIKE TRYING TO DO BREAKFAST, I DIDNT GO INSIDE THE KITCHEN ANYMORE CAUSE I COULDNT DO THINGS ANYMORE, WELL I TRIED AND I WAS AMAZED THAT I COULD DO SCRAMBLED, I BROKE THE EGGS WITH MY HAND CRACKING THE SHELL AGAINST THE BOWL AND THEN PUTTING IT APPART AND STIRING THE EGGS AND THEN I USED A SPATTULA TO COOK THEM IN THE PAN.
    I STILL FEEL THAT ITS NOT TRUE THAT ITS LIKE UNREAL, BUT ITS REALLY HAPPENING.
    ON MONDAY MAY 7 I TRIED TO DO A PONY TAIL IN MY HAIR, WHICH I HAVENT DONE SINCE I CANT REMEMBER WHEN, AS I HAVE LONG HAIR I COULDNT DO THAT ANYMORE, WELL I DID, A PONY TAIL IN MY HAIR!! AND WITH OUT EFFORT IN MY HANDS OR ARMS, I PUT UP MY ARMS IN A FURITURE LIKE I USUALLY DO WHEN I COMB MY HAIR, I TOOK THE RUBBERBAND AND I HOLD MY HAIR AND TWIST THE RUBBERBAND, JUST EASY LIKE I USED TO DO BEFORE!!
    THEN I TRIED PUTTING ON MY BELT ON MY OWN, I DIDNT DO THAT ANYMORE, I DID IT BY MYSELF WITH OUT EFFORT.
    THEN I TRIED PUTTING ON MY EARINGS, I DIDNT DO THAT ANYMORE, AND I DID IT BY MYSELF!
    MY BODY FEELS LIKE FLEXIBLE, MY HANDS AND FINGERS FEEL STRONGER,I FEEL WAY MORE BALANCE WHEN I MOVE AND WHEN IM STANDING.
    YOU KNOW AFTER HAVING TRIED ALL KINDS OF TREATMENTS, ALL KINDS OF VITAMINS, ALL KINDS OF THERAPIES.
    THIS IS THE ONLY TREATMENT WHERE I HAVE EXPERIENCED REAL CHANGES.
    MAYBE SOME PERSONS MIGHT THINK THESE ARE LITTLE CHANGES AS I SAID BEFORE, BUT FOR ME, THEY ARE HUGE CHANGES! CHANGES THAT NO OTHER THERAPY OR TREATMENT HAVE DONE IN ME.
    ON TUESDAY 8TH, I TRIED TO WALK JUST BY HOLDING MY BOYFRIENDS HAND, AND I COULD DO IT, VERY SLOW BUT FIRM AND NOT MOVING FROM ONE SIDE TO THE OTHER AS MUCH. BEFORE I HAD TO HOLD HIS ARM AND LEANED MY WEIGHT ON HIM AND LOSE MY BALANCE A LOT. SINCE THAT DAY I CAN WALK JUST HOLDING HIS HAND AND I DONT LOSE BALANCE!

    MARISOL_VECTTOR@HOTMAIL.COM

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    1. Dear Marisol,

      To all who don't know me: I am Guadalupe Franco, CEO of UPA! cura Duchenne, a non profit organization focused on Duchenne en other muscular dystrophies, based in Mexico.

      As I have mentioned to you on our previous communications,I am so glad learning about the great improvements you have experienced with this treatment. I am very much aware of the true meaning of the changes you have accomplished!! and hopefully with God's help, MORE TO COME!! The huge difference it makes in your daily life. And as you mentioned, very minor changes for a healthy person may mean turning night into a bright daylight for a person with muscular dystrophy!! I am very proud of you. Please keep posting your notes. We´ll keep in touch. God bless you, Guadalupe gfranco333@prodigy.net.mx

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  25. Hello
    i could not take driving to Dr Rhodes office and was giving a scenar to use the unit was invented in russia for cosmonauts so they can have medicine in space without using oral meds and to save space. The device uses the reflexology and acupressure points like this vecttor but the scenar does real time skin resistance and can re program damaged nerves and also repair the troubled area,threw increasing the blood flow with on screen pulse and beat LCD real-time feedback along with seeing the damaged nerve pulse/resistance/feedback before and the after nerve pulse/correction/feedback. The unit cost $5800 and it can do anything a doctor can. The scenar was used on rsds and reversed the disease along with other diseases ..the western world needs to catch up because the scenar Essentially, RITM SCENAR® prompt’s the body’s own adaptive processes and facilitates restoration of homeostasis through the release of neuropeptides emanating from the c-fibers' activation; thereby reducing stress and inflammation and effectively relieving symptoms of pain and dysfunction.why drive to Dallas when you can heal yourself..it even shows the points to treat on the LCD.....

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  26. also does temp in realtime along with nerve velocity, latency, amplitude and treatment time needed to change the effected area....take back your health....and never get sick again.....

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    1. Dano,
      I cannot understand your comments. Can you clarify? I have had MS for 24 years and am hoping this device can help some of my nreve issues.

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    2. You can find videos on YouTube. If you type in Vecttor in the search bar of the You Tube page it will lead you to Southtxinnovations channel. I found it helpful and inspiring. We don't have one because we can't afford it, but it says on their website that it should get final FDA approval by the end of summer. Hopefully, insurance will cover most of the cost. Still praying.

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  27. If this was true the news would be all over it.Also how has this helped with duchenne muscular dystrophy,its a muscle disease,not nerve disease.Its sorry that you are getting peoples hopes up,my son has dmd and i would do any thing for him to help him so he would not feel pain all the time.False hope is shattering every ones lives.

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    1. If you love your son, try Dr. Rhodes machine, get on YouTube and see his videos with before and afters. I did go to Dr. Rhodes because I couldn't take the screams of pain my first daughter was in and then when my second daughter got it, I was grateful to have the machine. We've been seeing him since 1999 and have gone through all the different machines he's created. Dr. Rhodes knows what he is talking about, some just choose not to believe.

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  28. i have BMD if theres any one that can help me get a vecttor machine or donate me one there no way i can say thank u i have 3 kid im 31 year old waz married but with BMD its hard for the other person in ur life to stay with u it get to hard for them thats my case i just want to try to see if it really works i want to pick up my kids hug them and play with them befor i die im a fighter i fight for my life every day ive never ask for nothing because i have too much pride but i need help with the vecttor machine too most people 4500 is not a lot and to sum it is i thought i didnt have a future but now i do with some help so if any one can help me i dont need the money u can just bu it for me plz help email me bluepitbulls007@yahoo.com and put att VECTTOR

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  29. My 7 year old son has DMD. We traveled to Corpus Christy Texas to Dr. Rhodes clinic in July of this year, praying and hoping that it would work. I am totally against steroids, so i was trying to find something that was less invasive and with less side effects. We stayed there all week and my son received the Vecttor Treatment. Literally after the first treatment, my husband and I saw a difference. His energy level was so much better than before. He stopped falling. He wasn't complaining about how cold he was, like he always had done in the past. After the 3rd day of treatment we took him to the aquarium there in Corpus. Usually, we would have had to drag him along to make that far of a walk and listen to him wine because he didn't want to walk anymore. But, not only did we not have to do that. We were telling him to slow down and look at everything. After the really long walk he played in the water park for 2 hours. I timed him. He was running back and forth the whole time. This treatment has done nothing but help our son ever day. His calf muscles are even smaller and softer now. Which was first noticed on the 5 th day of treatment. His posture is better. I can't wait for him to see his neurologist to see what she will say. You can't argue with the facts. It was worth every penny and I thank God every day that I found The Vecttor Treatment on the Internet one night looking for something or anything that could help our son that was slowly losing his mobility. Even he will tell us
    " mom it's time to do my treatment". Dr. Rhodes is doing a trial in Houston Texas pretty soon. It's great to hear my son now say " mom I can do it" instead of " I can't" all the time.

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  30. Hello Cath Jayasuriya,
    I am from hyderabad, India and my name is Dipshikha. My brother aged 11 has been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, and currently we are continuing with physiotheraphy only, as per doctor's suggestion.
    Kindly, tell me how can I contact Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Boudreau for Vectorr treatment and STS for my brother's treatment. I will always remain grateful for your help.
    My mail id is dipshikhadeka.SMIT@gmail.com.
    Thank you.

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  31. VECTTOR was recently granted clearance through the FDA and can now be obtained in the USA with a prescription from your doctor. Traveling to Corpus Christi, Texas is no longer required. VECTTOR can be shipped to anywhere in the European Union, with no prescription required.

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  32. I have a machine from 2010 that was only used for 6 months. I have been in remission with rsd since then and no longer need it. I would be happy to sell it for 2000 if anyone is interested. message me at naturallyraw@hotmail.com

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  33. I'm selling the newest model of the VECTTOR machine in perfect working order. It was bought in 2012 directly from South Texas Innovative Medicine and has only been used for a couple of months. Price can be negotiated. For enquiries please write to lemonqueen79@gmail.com

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  34. I took my 10 year old son to Dr. Rhodes in September of 2013. He has RSD that was spreading and not relieved with intensive PT. It was actually making the pain cycle worse. He had two serious bouts with it this year - missing a total of 2 1/2 months of school and the obvious horrific pain. The VECTTOR totally worked!!!! After one week we saw a huge difference then kept up with it for several weeks and he went into total remission after 4 weeks. When I was checking out of the Staybridge Suites (which gives a discount for Rhodes patients) the two front desk ladies that have been working there for over 4 years have seen miracles week in and week out of people in horrible shape that were wheel-chaired in and left walking and out of much of thier pain. I want all the pained souls to know there is a treatment that works and is worth every single penny.
    KKS in Austin, TX

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