Competitive Technologies, Inc.'s Calmare(R) Pain Therapy Medical Device in the News

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Feb. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (OTCQX:CTTC) announced today that Johns Hopkins pain specialist Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA, will discuss CTTC's Calmare® medical device featuring the "Scrambler Therapy"® system on his radio talk show on pain and pain relief, "Aches and Gains." The program scheduled to air on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 8 p.m. Eastern time on WBAL Radio (1090 AM, Baltimore, MD) will be available online and via podcast for those unable to listen live at:

"Competitive Technologies is pleased to announce this public discussion of our Calmare® device as an effective treatment for patients suffering from intractable chronic pain resistant to pharmaceutical treatments, traditional TENS, and surgically implanted devices," said CEO Carl O'Connell. "Calmare is a non-invasive treatment, with no known side effects, that provides pain relief for many difficult conditions where the patient has exhausted all forms of standard treatment.

"We are pleased to have renowned pain specialist Dr. Christo feature our pain treatment prominently on his program," Mr. O'Connell continued. "We believe it affirms the efficacy of our device and its potential in the market for pain relief."

About Dr. Paul Christo

Dr. Christo is one of America's foremost experts on relieving pain. He and a team of specialists help patients overcome the agony of back pain, cancer pain, persistent shingles pain, surgery, thoracic outlet syndrome, and a wide variety of other conditions.

Dr. Christo is a board certified, Harvard-trained anesthesiologist and Hopkins-trained pain medicine specialist. He lectures internationally, serves on editorial boards, teaches, co-edited 3 textbooks on pain, and has published over 60 articles and book chapters on many topics related to pain treatment. Dr. Christo hosts "Aches and Gains," a talk show on pain and pain relief that airs weekly on WBAL Radio, 1090 AM.

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Dr. Christo has also earned an MBA in Health Care Management from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

For more information, please visit, or follow Dr. Christo on Facebook (Aches and Gains), or Twitter (@Dr.PaulChristo).

About Competitive Technologies, Inc.

Competitive Technologies is a global leader in developing and commercializing innovative products and technologies. CTTC is multifaceted, providing distribution, patent and technology transfer, sales and licensing services.

CTTC is the licensed distributor of the non-invasive Calmare® pain therapy medical device, which incorporates the biophysical "Scrambler Therapy"® system developed in Italy by CTTC's client, Professor Giuseppe Marineo to treat neuropathic pain, including cancer pain. (The official "Scrambler Therapy"® scientific and clinical information website is at The Calmare® device is currently being manufactured for sale by CTTC's partner, GEOMC Co., Ltd. of Seoul, Korea. For more information on the device, visit Visit CTTC's website:

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