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.
A new educational video aims to demonstrate how collaboration between healthcare professionals can help successfully treat patients with foot drop.
The WristWidget is an orthopedic brace designed to address the pain and grip problems associated with injuries to the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) and sports-related wrist pain.
According to a press release by Anatomical Concepts, Inc, a manufacturer of orthotics, patients in need of orthotic devices for their rehabilitation process may be receiving “less costly” orthoses despite paying the price for a superior device.
The new Patella PRO orthosis can help relieve anterior knee pain and address patellofemoral pain syndrome.
The Cochrane Review presents evidence that a blend of physical therapy and robot-assisted gait training may aid stroke patients with independent walking.
New research reveals that the use of a patellofemoral knee brace can improve pain symptoms and bone marrow lesions in patients with patellofemoral osteoarthritis (OA), a specific type of knee OA.