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2014-02-12 23:30:03

The newest version of the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System (Version 2) has many innovative features which are the first of their kind in the rehabilitation field. Some of the new features of ZeroG V.2 include an anticipatory balance program with biofeedback and the integration of Google Glass. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Aretech, LLC announced today it has released Version 2 (V.2) of the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System, which was unveiled last week at the American...

2013-11-16 23:01:35

OrthoBalance Physical Therapy Founder, Attilio S. Pensavalle, P.T., D.P.T. (Doctor of Physical Therapy) provides state-of-the-art clinical assessment and treatment for Balance Recovery, Fall Risk Management and Prevention at a new facility located in Great Neck. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 According to the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, falling has become a costly and significant health risk especially for adults over the age of...

2013-07-17 11:03:40

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have discovered that a single dose of methylphenidate (MPH), used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, helps to improve balance control during walking, hence reducing the risk of falls among elderly adults. Falls in older adults are the leading cause of hip fractures and other injury-related visits to emergency rooms and of accidental death. Age-related deterioration in gait and balance is a major...

2013-06-20 23:17:58

New FDA-cleared Sway Balance App Complements ImPACT Mobile Apps Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 ImPACT Applications, Inc., developer of the ImPACT Test and ImPACT Concussion Management Model, announced a partnership today with Sway Medical, LLC to promote Sway Balance, an FDA-cleared iOS mobile software application that enables clinical grade balance testing to be conducted in virtually any setting. ImPACT and Sway Medical are working together to reinforce leading clinicians´...

2013-05-28 23:18:18

To shed light on some of the most proven, modern techniques to combat the risk of falls, the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) and HydroWorx, the leader in therapy pools with underwater treadmills, are offering a webinar entitled “Creative Aquatics Programming to Improve Balance & Mobility” on May 30, 2013. Middletown, PA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 As humans age, they typically become more susceptible to falling. Indeed, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports...

2012-09-03 11:00:56

Taking a fall in older life can not only result in injury, but also a potentially debilitating loss of confidence. But new guidelines for physiotherapists, co-compiled by a leading academic in the field from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD), University of Exeter, aim to refresh out-dated guidelines and introduce better direction for physiotherapists who work with elderly people at risk of falling. As we get older our risk of falling increases, regardless of...

2012-08-25 23:04:23

Poor balance, a persistent problem for millions of adults, can cause life-changing falls. Better Balance, a new report from Harvard Medical School, offers six workouts designed to help anyone achieve better balance. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 24, 2012 A tumbling toddler can be a joy to behold. A tumbling adult often verges on tragedy. Poor balance, a persistent problem for millions of adults, can cause bone breaking falls. It can also lead to a damaging, downward spiral of inactivity that...

2011-03-28 13:00:00

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Balance LLC ("Power Balance") today announced that it has entered into an agreement to resolve a recent advertising-related class action lawsuit, Batungbacal v. Power Balance LLC et al., which was filed in a federal district court in California on January 4, 2011. Under the terms of the agreement, Power Balance will provide full refunds, plus an amount for shipping and handling, to dissatisfied customers who join the class....

2011-01-07 11:34:00

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a letter from Keith Kato, President of Power Balance, LLC. "Power Balance stands by our products," said Keith Kato, President of Power Balance, LLC. "Millions of people around the globe are wearing Power Balance products and are thrilled with the results. Dozens of high profile professional athletes swear by the results they've experienced from wearing our products." CNBC recently named Power Balance as the "Sports...

2010-06-08 06:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Returning to Los Angeles after seven years in Boston, Jason Stinsmuehlen has joined Team One as group creative director, reporting to Chris Graves, chief creative officer. "Jason brings a strong dose of leadership and collaboration to the team," said Graves. "His talent, passion and smarts will play a critical role in continuing to build the agency's creative prowess moving forward." Most recently, Stinsmuehlen was group creative director at...