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Chattanooga Group’s Intelect(R) TranSport Combo Wins “Best in Show” at National Athletic Trainers Association Show

September 8, 2008

Chattanooga Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of physical rehabilitation equipment and a DJO company, was recently awarded “Best in Show” by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) for their Intelect TranSport Combo. Each year, members of the NATA vote for the best products shown at their Annual Meeting. At this year’s meeting in St. Louis, Chattanooga Group’s Intelect TranSport Combo, a transportable device that delivers both electrotherapy and ultrasound, was voted tops in the Electrotherapy category.

“We’re very excited to receive this distinction,” said Jeff Gephart, National Sales Manager for Chattanooga Group. “The Intelect TranSport is one of our most innovative and popular products because it was designed with the athletic trainer in mind. This tool gives them the ability to deliver a broader range of therapies from a single unit — both on the field and in the athletic training room.”

The benefits of electrotherapy and ultrasound include: pain relief, muscle relaxation, muscle activation, soft tissue injuries and muscle re-education.

Winners of the NATA Best in Show contest will have their product listed on NATA’s website for a year as well as receive additional mentions in the NATA news publications.

About Chattanooga Group

Chattanooga Group, a DJO company, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of rehabilitation equipment and supplies for treating skeletal, muscular, neurological and soft tissue disorders. Our popular brands include the Hydrocollator(R) hot and cold therapy products; Adapta(R) treatment platforms; a comprehensive family of Intelect(R) and Vectra(R) Genisys products which include electrotherapy, ultrasound, laser and light therapy; Triton(R) DTS traction systems; and OptiFlex(R) continuous passive motion devices. Our over 300 products are found in hospitals, clinics and therapists’ offices throughout the world and provide healthcare professionals with the solutions they need for better patient outcomes.

About DJO Incorporated

DJO is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease. Our products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of the Company’s medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular systems, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. DJO’s products are marketed under the brands Aircast(R), DonJoy(R), ProCare(R), CMF(TM), Empi(R), Saunders(R), Chattanooga Group(TM), DJO Surgical, Cefar(R)-Compex(R) and Ormed(R). For additional information on the Company, please visit www.DJOglobal.com.




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