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2012-06-05 06:28:47

As the O&P center sees a 32 percent increase in outpatient visits and celebrates its 100th anniversary, thousands of patients will see improvements in space and facilities ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By the time Sally Joy was referred to the University of Michigan Orthotics and Prosthetics Center, the scenario was grim: she could need an amputation. Diagnosed with diabetes at age 16 in an era when treatment was limited, Joy's right leg was plagued...

2012-06-04 23:02:58

Do Not Let Walking Problems Hold You Back Anymore. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), stroke, plantar fasciitis and a host of foot and ankle ailments present real problems for people. Often the symptoms of these ailments can be seen or felt in someone's walking pattern. With the use of correctly applied foot orthotics and the WalkAide, patients can see real life benefits. Rinella Orthotics, Inc. located in New Lenox, IL helps patients with foot, ankle, knee and back problems by applying orthotic...

2012-05-02 10:27:32

AUSTIN, Texas, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) today announced the completion of enrollment in its pivotal INSTRIDE investigational device exemption (IDE) clinical trial studying the effectiveness of its WalkAide System in the rehabilitation of stroke survivors. With 496 patients enrolled at 30 institutions in the United States, the INSTRIDE trial is the largest, randomized, controlled study of a walking device ever conducted in stroke rehabilitation....

2012-03-20 23:01:56

Cold Therapy Sales from DJO, Breg, Biomet Fuel Pain Management Market According to a Report by iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. bracing and support market was valued at over $2 billion in 2012 and will grow to reach almost $2.5 billion by 2018. Growth will be fueled by sales of spinal orthoses devices due to an aging...

2012-01-27 18:00:00

The Insole and Orthotic Revolution has now begun ! MEGAComfort Inc. (http://www.megacomfort.com) , the nations leading supplier of Ergonomic Anti-Fatigue Insoles and Orthotics for the Workplace is please to announce the immediate availability of its new and improved MEGASole and MULTI-Thotic. (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 The Insole and Orthotic Revolution has now begun ! MEGAComfort Inc. http://www.megacomfort.com, the nations leading supplier of Ergonomic Anti-Fatigue Insoles and Orthotics...

2012-01-23 08:00:00

Three prosthetic and orthotic companies become licensed in the new HiFi socket design. (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 biodesigns inc., a company specializing in the most advanced upper and lower limb prosthetic systems, is pleased to announce that it has signed three licensees for their High-Fidelity (HiFi) Interface. The new licensees are Next Step Orthotics & Prosthetics, Inc., Manchester, N.H.; Optimus Prosthetics, Dayton, Ohio; and Sampson´s Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory,...

2012-01-13 08:00:00

Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined in collaboration with Bauerfeind, an internationally operating group of companies specializing in the manufacture of supports, orthoses, medical compression stockings and orthopedic supports, to offer these products to more consumers in the USA. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined in...

2011-12-12 10:58:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There is new hope for children with a form of lower leg paralysis known as "foot drop" due to cerebral palsy (CP). At the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy Developmental Medicine on Saturday, October 15, researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) presented a study that shows the WalkAide System successfully improves mobility by significantly increasing ankle control during walking in children...

2011-12-08 10:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BackJoy announced today the launch of its new Posture+ sitting device, just in time to provide welcome relief for the nearly 65 millions Americans traveling this holiday season. With 8 out of 10 Americans experiencing back pain in their lifetime, this newest addition to the BackJoy product line makes a perfect gift this holiday season to help travelers combat the problems associated with long-term sitting. The normal seated position...

2011-11-09 15:00:00

New research indicates that older people who fall are more likely to have foot pain, bunions, or other foot problems. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Everything from slippery throw rugs to poor lighting to side effects from medications has been implicated as contributing to the growing tendency to fall and hurt ourselves as we get older according to the Harvard Health Letter. Foot pain and problems? They get mentioned but are usually way down the list, according to the November 2011...