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2014-07-02 16:20:26

WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SAM Medical Products and Tribalco are pleased to announce the selection of the SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT) to be included in the Department of Defense contract for the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) Sets. Tribalco, LLC was awarded the contract for the TCCC CASEVAC Program, # H92222-10-D-0023. The CASEVAC set combines patient access capabilities, mobility, and critical care components...

2014-02-24 16:21:31

Orficast(TM) offers an easy way to provide support and/ or protection with unmatched patient comfort and ease of use JERICHO, N.Y., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orfit Industries America, North American subsidiary of Orfit Industries, a world leader in the development, and manufacture of thermoplastic splinting materials today announced that it has launched Orficast(TM), a new moldable thermoplastic for simple finger splints, thumb splints and supportive bandage wraps. This stretchable,...

2013-12-30 23:20:17

An innovative brace is designed for a common injury to the wrist. Hilo, HI (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 A new device created by a Certified Hand Therapist provides superior treatment for sports-related wrist pain. Lightweight, waterproof and comfortable, the WristWidgetTM is much smaller than most wrist splints. For professional athletes, wrist injuries are serious setbacks. Standard therapy for the most common type of athletic wrist injury is rest, immobilization, and treatment with NSAIDs,...

2013-09-05 23:29:23

Tennis Elbow Secrets Revealed created by Geoff Hunt is a new program that instructs people how to get rid of tennis elbow pain forever. A full Tennis Elbow Secrets Revealed overview on the site Health Review Center indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Tennis Elbow Secrets Revealed designed by Geoff Hunt is a new tennis elbow treatment program that teaches people how to strengthen their damaged muscles and tendons. After Geoff Hunt launched this...

Groundbreaking 3D-Printed Device Saves Baby's Life
2013-05-23 11:23:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using 3D printing technology and a little ingenuity, doctors at the University of Michigan´s C.S. Mott Children's Hospital were able to help an infant with a collapsed bronchus to breathe by constructing a life-saving device. "Quite a few doctors said he had a good chance of not leaving the hospital alive," April Gionfriddo said about her now 20-month-old son, Kaiba. "At that point, we were desperate. Anything that would work, we...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined forces with McKie Splints, an innovative manufacturer of the McKie Thumb Splint, to offer this helpful and cleverly designed rehabilitation product to more consumers. Ann McKie, an occupational therapist who worked with developmentally disabled children in Minnesota, said she was divinely inspired by love for the children she served when she began to design this special thumb splint....

2011-07-22 00:01:02

The world leader in cast covers and patient-requested orthopedic gear announces a club for people who have broken a bone. Hollister, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Enduring a broken bone or sprain is painful enough, to add insult to injury having to wear an ugly, cumbersome cast, boot, splint or brace can make it worse. For these reasons CastCoverZ!, the leader in cast covers and the world's largest specialty retailer for providing orthopedic after-market products has created a club that brings...


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