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: www.paulchristomd.com . "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.