Sport and Spine Rehab Teams Up With IM Custom to Provide 3D Foot Scanning for Orthotics
Sport and Spine Rehab is teaming up with IM Custom to provide its Dynamic 3D Gel Foot Scanner technology to create foot orthotics in the Washington DC metro area.
Rockville MD (PRWEB) April 20, 2014
Glen Hinshaw began bicycle racing in 1977 and continued racing on and off until 2005. He is a former member of the US Postal Service Masters Cycling Team. After years of extreme training and bike racing, Glen’s foot pain caused him to seek solutions in the area of foot care and custom insoles. iM Custom, was the result of his quest. Intelligent Mobility Pte Ltd (IM) is a company who provides products for healthcare and sports applications. iM’s products include custom insoles, 3D foot scanning, and a new generation of wireless foot pressure and heating monitoring insoles.
Sport and Spine Rehab is excited to announce that its companies will enter into a relationship with iM Custom and bring the Dynamic 3D Gel Foot Scanner technology to the Washington DC metro area.
Said Dr. Barton Bishop, Sport and Spine Rehab’s Chief Clinical Officer:
“Sport and Spine Rehab has always been at the forefront of innovation – patenting our own rehab protocols into Funhab®, being the first private Performance Health Center of Excellence in the world. The addition of iM Custom is the next great innovation to come to our patients. This machine is the only one in the world that gives a dynamic foot image from which we are able to customize an orthotic specifically tailored to the patient’s needs. With iM Custom, Sport and Spine Rehab is going to change the way Washingtonians walk and feel for the better!”
With iM Custom’s Dynamic 3D Gel Foot Scanner, the doctors at Sport and Spine Rehab will be able to view their patient’s feet in motion, real time in 3D, weight bearing or non-weight bearing. The scanner is designed to communicate wirelessly between its application on a tablet and its cloud network. Utilizing cloud based proprietary patented code, iM Custom can present a person’s 3D foot pattern and can convert images into a mesh 3D STL file format, used for CAD CAM design, insole manufacturing and or foot care management.
Physical Therapist and pedorthist Chris Gracey be the supervising coordinator; scanning patient's feet, determining the appropriate orthotic features for each patient, and overseeing the process at all corners.
“Achieving our vision of creating a healthier, happier world happens when we partner with world-class companies with the most innovative technologies. We’re incredibly excited to partner with IMCustom to improve patient outcomes, health and happiness,” commented Sport and Spine Rehab’s CEO Dr. Jay Greenstein.
Sport and Spine Rehab provides chiropractic, physical therapy, and rehab services at seven locations in the Maryland and Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. Services include Graston Technique, Kinesio Taping Method, and Funhab® which is Sport and Spine Rehab's own trademarked research-based functional rehab protocols.
iM, “Intelligent Mobility” defines our mission to “Digitize the Worlds footsteps.” By combining IM Custom’s Dynamic 3D Gel Foot Scanner with its cloud based proprietary patented code, the company is the first in the industry able to recognize, triangulate and present a person’s 3D foot pattern to an accuracy of plus or minus 1mm and can convert any or all images into a mesh 3D STL file format, used for CAD CAM design, insole manufacturing and or foot care management. Founded by world champion velodrome cyclist, Glen Hinshaw, the company maintains headquarters in both the U.S. and Singapore. For more information on iM Custom and how to lease or purchase its scanner, please contact IM Custom sales at hello(at)imcustom(dot)com and visit http://www.imcustom.com.
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