A modern handheld instrument, the CHECKPOINT® Stimulator/Locator helps surgeons locate, evaluate, and identify both nerve and muscle function during many surgical procedures. Created by both biomedical engineers and surgeon, this particular device also preserves and protect neuromuscular functions. Using real time, this machine allows for intra-operative decisions to be confidently made. It is useful therefore for operations in which nerve evaluation, nerve repair, or precise soft tissue dissection is an issue. The CHECKPOINT® is a valuable asset to surgeons, hospitals, doctors and patients with it's wide array of functions. It is the instrument of choice for surgeons in premier hospitals throughout the nation.