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.
Axiobionics announces the launch of the TripleFlex category of medical devices for use in rehabilitation.
Armedica Manufacturing Corp markets Electric Platform Mount Parallel Bars that are designed to be height adjustable from 26 to 48 inches.
Vestibular rehabilitation from the patient perspective.
Virtualware Health states that it recently released VirtualRehab 3.0, a therapeutic video game solution designed to improve balance and fine motor skills using therapeutic games and motion capture technology.
A recently developed two-armed, robotic rehabilitation exoskeleton aims to provide a new method of data-driven therapy to patients who have sustained neurological or spinal injuries.
Recent research conducted by the Kessler Foundation describes Actual Reality as a new tool for assessing performance of activities of daily living (ADL) in individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Study uses Internet-based tech to assess performance on “instrumental” ADLs.
A robotic glove prototype has been developed which aims to allow patients who have sustained a stroke to use the technology in their own home to support rehab and independence.
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Facilitating gait and balance recovery post-stroke.
Students at West Virginia and associate professor Frances Van Scoy, PhD, are conducting research on wearable technologies, including a neuroheadset students are using to create a thought-to-speech program for patients who have sustained a stroke, have aphasia, or other maladies impacting speech.
In a recent news release, Northwestern Medicine announced its launch of a multidisciplinary center designed to provide patients all aspects of musculoskeletal care in one location.
Advanced gait and balance technologies play a vital role in predicting and preventing falls
The Dynamic Stair Trainer Compact, available through Clarke Health Care Products, is a smaller version of the company’s Dynamic Stair Trainer and offers steps that adjust to each client’s ability.
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center have developed a “therapy car” built to be used by its physical and occupational therapists to help patients post-hip and knee replacement simulate getting in and out of a real vehicle.
A comprehensive rehabilitation plan can help a patient manage subacromial impingement syndrome and prevent further injury.
Somatosensory reweighting can be a valuable component in the rehabilitation of patients affected by vestibular impairments.
The Knee and Hip Rehabilitation Device from EZMEND is designed to assist in recovery after surgery or sports, knee, and hip injuries.
PowerStrips from SpiderTech are designed to help restore muscle activation and provide protection during healing.
A new study shows that postoperative physical therapy that begins as early as 2 days after a mastectomy can significantly improve joint mobility as well as improve quality of life for women who have undergone this procedure.
A 2-day intermediate-level course presented by North American Seminars will focus on the development of rehabilitation programs for common lower-extremity geriatric dysfunction.