SMAS - news) announced today that additional filming will be conducted for their upcoming national television show featuring the company and its proprietary Clinical Somatics pain relief system and training programs. Final filming will conclude in January, and include some exciting features, such as practitioners who use Clinical Somatics in physical therapy settings, in place of conventional physical therapy techniques, to achieve dramatically better results for their patients.Somatic Systems, Inc. (
The television program, "Health Forum," will air nationally on the Women's Entertainment television network (WE tv) and the Travel Channel, as well as in syndication locally in 48 other television markets throughout the country. Somatic Systems' segment will focus on educating the general public about the company's proprietary Clinical Somatics pain management system. Especially pertinent in the era of rapidly rising health care costs, this groundbreaking program will teach viewers how to achieve lasting muscle pain relief without surgery or dependence on medication. The television segment will increase exposure for Somatic Systems among a significantly larger, more mainstream audience.
Additional filming encountered minor delays due to weather and scheduling conflicts. However, upon completion in January, broadcast of the show will begin approximately 8 weeks later. Air dates will continue throughout the year, and the company will announce show times as they are scheduled. In addition to the 50 guaranteed airings, networks may pick up the television segment on Somatic Systems for additional broadcasts. Additionally, the company plans to make portions of the program available on their web site, www.somatics.org.
"We are excited about the pending completion and release of this television series," stated CEO Steven Aronstein. "In 2008, Somatic Systems begins aggressively enhanced marketing and consumer awareness campaigns. Timing is everything, and consumer awareness tends to grow best through coordinated waves of exposure across many markets and media formats. The 2008 broadcasts of the television segments will provide perfectly timed synergy for our expansion in the year to come and beyond."
About Somatic Systems, Inc.
Somatic Systems is the worldwide center for Clinical Somatics™, the ground-breaking drug-free, non-surgical approach to pain relief. This proprietary system uses natural, non-invasive movement techniques -- conducted through one-hour hands-on sessions, therapeutic exercises classes, and home exercises lasting as little as 5 minutes a day -- to relieve pain and limitation resulting from accident, trauma and repetitive stress, including back pain, knee pain, joint problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, TMJ, scoliosis, bursitis, sciatica, headaches, tendonitis and more. Clinical Somatics™ also provides performance gains and injury prevention for casual and professional athletes.
Somatic Systems is pursuing a 3-part growth strategy, consisting of a nationwide rollout of pain management Somatics Clinics; increased production and distribution of therapeutic videos, books, and other retail self-help Somatics Products; and expanded Somatics Training Programs to supply Clinic practitioners serving medical and orthopedic professionals and institutional and corporate programs. The company operates a suite of web sites offering Somatics information, products, resources, and opportunities, at www.somatics.org.
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