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In a recent news release, Dynatronics Corporation, Salt Lake City, announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its Solaris therapeutic modality products.
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Santa Barbara, Calif-based InTouch Health announces a global telehealth partnership with Menlo Park, Calif-based iSchemaView Inc.
A “watch” has been issued regarding potential risks with anchor-based all-inside meniscal repairs.
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Gorbel Medical, a division of Gorbel Inc, recently announced the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of its newly constructed Gaitway Center, which took place July 23 at the company’s corporate headquarters.
A new technology leverages tiny computers and sensory stickers designed to be installed to make “any shoe a smart shoe.” It is being developed to capture body movement from the ground up.
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The Fusion Lumbosacral Orthosis, available through Core Products International Inc, is engineered to provide anterior, posterior, and lateral support to the lumbosacral region of the spine by using two C.R.E.S.T. systems in one support.
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North Coast Medical markets the RehabPro 3-Section Bench, which is made to assist in restoring upper quarter flexibility, coordination, strength, and endurance.
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A course focused on athletic low back pain is offered by MedBridge Inc.
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Some children recover quickly from traumatic brain injury (TBI), but other children experience side effects for years. Recent research may explain why that occurs.
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King of Prussia, Pa-based MedRisk Inc announces in a press release that it has tapped Matthew Walsworth, MD, PT, to join its International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB).
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Armedica Manufacturing Corp markets Electric Platform Mount Parallel Bars that are designed to be height adjustable from 26 to 48 inches.
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Clinicient Inc, an outpatient rehabilitation business solutions provider headquartered in Portland, Oregon, announces in a company press release that it has added two new executives to its team.
Bioness has been presented with the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Market Leadership Award in Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) for Walking.
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Results from a cost analysis of the Low Risk Ankle Rule (LRAR) suggest savings in the emergency department are possible in the number of x-rays performed on the ankles of injured children, as well as in the costs and time to perform them.
Philippe Bouillet, PhD (left) and Dr Derek Lacey (right) may have identified an inflammatory link between rheumatoid arthritis and heart valve disease. (Photo courtesy of Walter+Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Researchers have discovered a possible link between the excess production of inflammatory proteins that cause rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the development of heart valve disease, including aneurysms.
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The Administration on Aging (AoA), a component of the Administration for Community Living, has announced the award of $4 million in new grants intended to significantly expand falls prevention efforts, reports a news release from the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).
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A new testing program introduced by New York City-based NYDNRehab is designed to use biomechanical analysis to help prevent sports injuries.
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Researchers who tracked the injury rates among youth football players suggest that those who were educated about injury prevention from their coach experienced fewer injuries.
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The 2-day event Ascend, which focuses on business best practices for physical and occupational therapists, has added a Practice of the Year Award to its offerings.
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A recent news story appearing on NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune sheds light on the steps Marucci BodiTrak has taken to advance the detection, tracking, and treatment of concussion.