New Product Technology

Via the wearable M-Mark System in development, stroke patients practicing everyday tasks at home will be able to receive immediate feedback about their muscle movement and strength. This information will then be able to help patients review their progress and help therapists tailor their rehabilitation program. (Photo courtesy of University of Southampton)
Scientists from the University of Southampton are developing what they suggest is a wearable technology to help stroke patients recover the use of their arm(s) and hand(s).
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Los Angeles-based startup FocusMotion demonstrated its motion tracking technology recently during Los Angeles Dodger Accelerator Demo Day.
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A team of research scientists suggests that a biodegradable implant made from synthetic material could someday help heal bones in patients with orthopedic injuries who need bone replacement.
WristArthritis
Studies have begun to determine whether a modular wrist replacement or a traditional implant could be better at relieving painful wrist arthritis.
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Mechanical engineering students at the University of Texas have developed robotic arms that can reportedly assist wearers with performing physical therapy movements.
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Paul R. Langer, DPM, podiatrist at Minneapolis-headquartered Twin Cities Orthopedics, is one of four doctors nationwide offering 3D-printed orthotics.
The PhysiMax Athletic Movement Assessment System records an athlete's movements and provides detailed reports about the athlete's readiness to return to sport. (Photo courtesy of PhysiMax Technologies Ltd)
Bronx, New York-based PhysiMax Technologies Ltd introduces the PhysiMax Athletic Movement Assessment System.
An ONR-supported researcher tests the Mobile, Virtual Enhancements for Rehabilitation (MOVER) software system. MOVER provides traumatic brain injury patients with a way to engage in virtual physical therapy regimens at home. (Photo courtesy of the US Department of Defense science blog)
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is developing what it calls the Mobile, Virtual Enhancements for Rehabilitation (MOVER), to be used as a home-based therapy aid for veterans recovering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
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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According to a recent company news release, HydroWorx recently debut its new hydrotherapy device the HydroWorx 300 during the annual National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, held June 24 to 26.
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Germany-based researchers are working together with industry partners to develop an active vest designed to offer caregivers and others with physically demanding jobs extra support for their backs.
The Playskin Lift assistive garments are engineered to assist individuals with weakness and/or movement impairments in functioning and can also serve as rehabilitation devices to minimize impairments across time.
New wearable technology from Motus Global is designed to help baseball players optimize their performance and reduce their risk of injury.
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Hyperice recently announced the release of its signature ice compression product line, which features its ice compression technology.