PES Patent 6,675,052B2

Electrode apparatus for stimulating penile tissue


Electrodes for stimulating penile tissue are shown. Electrical stimulation to such areas is intended to induce excitation and orgasm in males, particularly where impotence is a problem. Four embodiments of an electrode apparatus include a flexible ring (22) and an electrically conductive section (24) having a first end (26) coupled to and extending from the flexible ring (22), and an intermediate portion (30) extending through a hole (32) in the flexible ring (22). An electrical contact (34), in electrical communication with a second end (28) of the electrically conductive section (24), allows the section (24) to be connected to an electrical source. Auxiliary members such as conductive spheres (72, 78, 90, and 92) and additional conductive sections (86, 100) are added to the electrode apparatuses to impart specific stimuli in specific regions of the user's anatomy.