Measurement/Assessment

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.
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The University of Mount Union, located in Alliance, Ohio, has installed a Vicon motion capture system into its new Motion Analysis Laboratory.
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.
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Advanced gait and balance technologies play a vital role in predicting and preventing falls
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In the treatment of walking impairments, a personalized protocol and technology can help restore mobility in patients affected by neurological injuries.
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BioSensics LLC, Cambridge, Mass, manufactures BalanSens, a wearable sensor system designed to provide accurate balance assessment.
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The ViMove from dorsaVi Ltd is a device designed for the assessment of low back pain.
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Biodex Medical Systems has announced the addition of the Balance System SD into the Fall Risk Screening Program of the Glenwood Care Facility, a California-based senior care facility.
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The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) has issue updated practice guidelines on knee osteoarthritis (OA) and fall assessment and prevention.
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Biodex Medical Systems Inc has announced the release of its new physical medicine and rehabilitation product catalog, which features detailed product information and content.
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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.
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The iWalk Program from Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers utilizes technology to restore function and enhance walking recovery.
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An electrogoniometer developed by two former students is a motion evaluation tool that can allow healthcare professionals to skip repeated x-rays for patients with back pain, allowing them to avoid radiation exposure.
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According to a recent review, little research has proven the effectiveness of computerized neurocognitive testing for concussions, which are reportedly widely used in amateur and professional sports.
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The MobileMat BESS from Tekscan Inc is designed to be a computerized implementation of the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) for pre-and post-concussion assessments.
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Researchers have developed a robotic rehabilitation tool designed to measure the stiffness of the ankle and train and strengthen the lower-extremity muscles.
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An online course from MedBridge Education is designed to provide a broad overview of the Observational Gait Analysis (OGA) system as well as examine the principles of lower-extremity bracing for the neurologic population.
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ImPACT Applications Inc, developer of the ImPACT Test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, has announced a partnership with King-Devick (K-D) to support a multidimensional approach to concussion management and assessment in athletes.
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Researchers at San Diego State University (SDSU) have developed software and an inexpensive balance board that reportedly can measure balance with 99% accuracy and aid in objective diagnosis of concussions in the clinic or on the sidelines.