Meet Buzzy

15 December 2023

We are excited to introduce our newest member of the team… BUZZY!

Who is BUZZY?

BUZZY takes the sting out of needle procedures through nerve stimulation and mental distraction.

Placed between the pain and the brain, BUZZY’s ice-pack wings and vibrations relieve the discomfort of needle procedures.

BUZZY is a compact device made with medical-grade materials, making cleaning between user experiences quick and easy.

How does BUZZY work?

BUZZY is based on the gate control theory of pain: when nerves receive non-painful signals, the brain closes the gate on pain signals.

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BUZZY uses vibration and ice-pack wings to dampen discomfort and replace pain with temperature and movement.

How can I access BUZZY?

BUZZY is currently available on request at two locations:

  • Port Augusta, located next to the Port Augusta Hospital
  • 280 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide – across the road from Priority Paediatrics

Please ask our staff about BUZZY on arrival and they will discuss if BUZZY is suitable to your needs.

BUZZY is available for children of all ages!

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