The Round Foam Hand Exercisers, available from North Coast Medical, Gilroy, Calif, are soft foam balls suitable for the initial stages of hand rehabilitation.
A neural implant developed by Sat Pannu, PhD, and a research team from Lawrence Livermore Laboratory’s Center for Bioengineering, is a small device designed to rewire damaged human brains.
Researchers from the University of Michigan are investigating a possible way to treat muscular dystrophy, which directly targets muscle repair instead of the underlying genetic defect that leads to the disease.
The All Pro Weight Adjustable Hands-Free Wrist Weights available from Southwest Medical, Phoenix, Ariz, are one size fits all wrist weights.
According to a recent review, cardiac rehabilitation is largely underused for cardiac care, especially compared with costly revascularization and medical therapy.
A recent study on concussions in high school football revealed that the location of the impact on the head may not be associated with clinical outcomes, but it may indicate the need for safer tackling.
The Economy Balance Pad by Perform Better, Cranston, RI, can be an effective component in a balance-training program.
According to an evidence review published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), patients with advanced cancer can benefit from a rehabilitation program that combines exercise, nutritional counseling, and symptom control.
The Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded a contract to Abbott Laboratories, an Illinois-based company, to develop a blood test that can aid in concussion detection.
The RXORTHO+ Knee Brace from CEP Compression, Whitsett, NC, is a knee brace designed to improve blood circulation and coordination.