The US Army Research Laboratory recently developed a Rate Actuated Strap (RAT Strap) that it suggests could help prevent the number of serious head injuries among National Football League (NFL) players.
University of Montana graduate student Lauren Astrup does lateral box jumps while demonstrating a physical therapy tool called The Bridge at UM’s motion science lab. The device was developed by associate professor Ryan Mizner, right, and a UM student. (Photo courtesy of University of Montana)
A new device developed to help rehabilitate athletes who have undergone a reconstruction of their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is now patent-pending.
GAITRite RE portable walkway system.
CIR Systems Inc, Sparta, NJ, announces it has updated its line of products built for temporospatial gait analysis with the recent rollout of the GAITRite RE.
The University of Mount Union, located in Alliance, Ohio, has installed a Vicon motion capture system into its new Motion Analysis Laboratory.
Perform Better, Cranston, RI, introduces the Professional Y-Balance Test Kit, created to serve as a quick and easy way to assess an individual’s risk for injury and illustrate whether a client demonstrates functional symmetry.
Fitbit, headquartered in San Francisco, announces the release of the free Fitbit for Windows 10 app.
Axiobionics announces the launch of the TripleFlex category of medical devices for use in rehabilitation.
Quanterix’ Simoa HD-1 Analyzer diagnostic device is reportedly able to test for proteins in blood that correlate with a variety of different diseases. (Photo courtesy of Quanterix.)
A diagnostic device developed by Quanterix, Lexington, Mass, has reportedly been used to help physicians identify veterans who are at risk of complications from traumatic brain injury (TBI).
A new line of treatment tables made from durable aluminum that is designed to resist water damage, offered by The Athletic Edge, may be a possible solution to the dilemma of conducting poolside treatment in an aquatic environment.
The ActiveWrap Knee Ice Wrap | Knee Heat Wrap, available through ActiveWrap, is engineered to provide users heat, ice, and compress therapy in an “all-in-one” design.
Hausmann Industries Inc markets a 3-in-1 Training Staircase, designed to allow the therapist to train patients on three progressive step levels.
Sissel USA offers the Sissel Sport Swing, a fitness bar that is designed to exercise and strengthen the core.
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.
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.
North Coast Medical markets the RehabPro 3-Section Bench, which is made to assist in restoring upper quarter flexibility, coordination, strength, and endurance.
Armedica Manufacturing Corp markets Electric Platform Mount Parallel Bars that are designed to be height adjustable from 26 to 48 inches.
Fabrication Enterprises has announced that it will feature its Sup-R Band exercise band at the FIME Medical Trade Fair and Congress, August 5 to 7, Miami Beach, Fla.
Hausmann Industries Inc markets an adjustable magnetic shoulder wheel, built to provide adjustable height for sitting, standing, or wheelchair access.
The Spring Wall, available through MERRITHEW, can be used for facilities with limited space, allowing exercises to be executed standing, kneeling, sitting, side-lying, supine, or prone.
Biodex Medical Systems Inc has announced the addition of the VibroTactile System to its balance line of physical medicine devices.