17 Things You Didn’t Know Were Invented By South Africans

Written by Keren Mikva

APS therapy

Pain relief has been studied for centuries, and many people developed their own methods of alleviating it. But Gervan Lubbe was the first to develop the technology to electronically stimulate the body’s natural nerve impulses to relieve pain with quick pulses. He created Tech Pulse in 1993, and the devices are sold all over the world. They are used by hundreds of thousands of people to relieve pain every day.