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2011-05-21 00:01:22

Product line includes variations of ankle/foot orthoses, knee orthoses, knee-ankle/foot orthoses, and elbow orthoses. Poland, OH (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Anatomical Concepts, Inc., designers and manufacturers of industry-leading medical devices, announced the expansion of its product line to include more variations of ankle/foot orthoses, knee orthoses, knee-ankle/foot orthoses, elbow orthoses, and the increasingly popular ELLIOTT Trial Patient Management System. Anatomical Concepts,...

2011-05-12 07:00:00

TEANECK, N.J., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aetrex Worldwide Inc., one of the fastest growing companies in the footwear industry and a global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products, has proudly opened the doors to its first retail concept store in Englewood, N.J. The 2,400 square-foot store located in the heart of the shopping district will feature the most advanced technology in the footwear industry and the healthiest shoes on the market today. Customers will enjoy a...

2011-04-06 19:16:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Most people neglect their feet, and especially during winter months. But spring is here, and feet will be on display. Dr. Krista Archer, a Manhattan foot specialist and podiatric surgeon, states that, "Feet are the most neglected body part until there is a painful problem." Dr. Archer provides 10 tips for foot inspection to prevent common foot problems: Toenails (Ingrowns) - Cut nails following the contour of the tip...

2010-12-04 00:00:38

RSLSteeper, one of the UK's leading providers of clinically effective prosthetics and orthotics services, has launched STAR@Steeperclinic, a new service based in Leeds designed specifically to help treat babies suffering from head shape abnormalities such as deformational plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome). (PRWeb UK) December 2, 2010 RSLSteeper, one of the UK's leading providers of clinically effective prosthetics and orthotics services, has launched STAR@Steeperclinic, a new service...

2010-12-01 15:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) today announced completion of the acquisition of Reno, Nevada-based Accelerated Care Plus (ACP), the nation's leading provider of integrated clinical programs for sub-acute and long-term care rehabilitation providers. Hanger paid approximately $155 million in cash, which was funded from cash on hand and the proceeds from the concurrent refinancing of its credit facilities. The new facilities...

2010-11-17 16:03:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) announced today that its cash tender offer (the "Offer") for any and all of its outstanding 10 1/4% Senior Notes due 2014 (the "Notes") expired. The Offer expired at 8:00 a.m., New York City time, on November 17, 2010 (the "Expiration Date"). As announced on November 2, 2010, $172,443,000 aggregate principal amount of Notes had been validly tendered before 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on...

2010-11-02 15:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) announced that, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Monday, November 1, 2010 (the "Early Tender Date"), $172,443,000 aggregate principal amount of its 10-1/4% Senior Notes due 2014 (the "Notes") have been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn in connection with its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Offer") for any and all of its outstanding Notes, of which a principal amount...

2010-10-05 14:02:00

Foot surgeons urge patients not to ignore foot pain CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects over 28 million Americans and accounts for 1.5 million bone fractures a year. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, osteoporosis is frequently referred to as the "silent crippler" since it often progresses without any symptoms or isn't diagnosed until a person experiences pain...

2010-08-24 13:37:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot pain began affecting Donna's tennis game, and she was determined not to let it keep her from the sport she loved. The 47-year-old avid tennis player from Arizona tried to play through the pain and rest her feet between matches. But when the pain became too much, and even started affecting her everyday activities, she made an appointment with a foot and ankle surgeon. His diagnosis: Donna was suffering from plantar fasciitis and a neuroma....

2010-08-04 09:00:00

WHIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyGel® is proud to announce that their ThermoActive (TM) Cold & Hot Mobile Compression Shoulder Orthosis has been SADMERC - approved for L-Code L3670. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100804/NY45060 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100804/NY45060 ) This is the most unique Shoulder Orthosis on the market. It simultaneously combines the support of a shoulder orthosis, adjustable compression, and the...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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