Vertical Mat Rack with Wheels

M-F Athletic/Perform Better, Cranston, RI, introduces a vertical mat rack, with wheels, that can easily move around any facility. The adjustable, freestanding, double-sided rack measures 82 inches high by 30 inches wide, and has sturdy 10-inch sto

New Inclinometer Features Constant Calibration Baseline

Independent Design Solutions, Downers Grove, Ill, introduces a newly designed inclinometer for measuring range of motion in patients undergoing various forms of physiotherapy and rehabilitation. ROM inclinometer™ utilizes a gravity-calibrate

Engineering Students Create Mobile Recumbent Bike

A team of four Michigan State University engineering students has designed a mobile recumbent bike that allows physical therapy patients at MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland, to take their therapy out of the physical therapy room to hallways or e

Partnership Expands Online Education Opportunities for PTs and EDUCATA, Calabasas, Calif, entered an agreement to expand the range of continuing education opportunities for physical therapists through the Web site. Under the terms of the agreement, EDUCATA cours

Hopes are High for Local Impact of Two New DPT Programs

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently voted to approve a new doctoral degree program in physical therapy (DPT) for the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), according to the school. This completes the final step in the approval pr

Task Force Warns of Increasing Limb Loss in the United States

The Amputee Coalition of America’s Limb Loss Task Force is setting out to raise awareness of increasing limb loss in the United States. According to the task force, on average, 507 people lose a limb every day in the United States. This numbe