The Easy-On Elbow Brace from AliMed, Dedham, Mass, is a brace designed to increase range of motion as well as maintain functional alignment.
The Phomfit Wrist Orthosis, manufactured by Hely & Weber, Santa Paula, Calif, is a wrist orthosis constructed of foam and nylon tricot lining.
The Form Fit Ankle Brace from Össur, headquartered in Reykjavik, features a unique design that is engineered to provide compression and the comfort of a soft ankle.
The Arch Lok from Swede-O Inc, North Branch, Minn, is a hinged ankle brace that features a modified orthotic footplate designed to provide critical foot and arch support while resisting inversion and eversion.
The Fast Fit Chipmunk from Cascade Dafo Inc is a submalleolar prefabricated orthosis designed for patients with fully correctable foot positions and mild to moderate low tone pronation.
Össur, an Iceland-based company, has launched REBOUND CARTILAGE, a brace designed to provide unicompartmental load reduction and range of movement restriction after articular cartilage defect procedures.
The new Shields II Hinged Knee Brace from Hely & Weber is designed to offer the wearer comfort and breathability. The low-profile brace is made of 1.4-millimeter-thick Kuhl perforated neoprene material to increase breathability while maintaining the multiuse features of the original Shields Hinged Brace. The product features removable biaxial hinges that provide additional medial […]
A team of researchers has developed an active orthotic device, which is designed to mimic the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the lower leg that may aid in the rehabilitation of patients with ankle-foot disorders.
Functional electrical stimulation can help restore function in the upper and lower extremities and improve performance in stroke survivors. By Kessler Institute’s Kristy Borrows, PT, DPT, CBIS, and Elizabeth Salameh, PT, NCS,
In the treatment of foot drop, a variety of equipment and devices and a patient-centered approach can help patients maximize their goals. By Jennifer S. McWain, MHS, PT, of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich.