Therapists can help patients stave off the invasive option by leveraging lifestyle changes, weight loss, and therapeutic modalities. Full-length feature by Robert Fay, PT, MHSc, OCS, STC, CSCS.
The most successful managers are also leaders, who use the art and science of each discipline to maximize clinical outcomes.
Snug Seat, US-based in Matthews, NC, announces that it is evolving its brand and changing its name to R82 Inc.
Two university professors recently received a $1.5 million grant to study a microprocessor-controlled prosthetic foot (MPF) for use with military veteran amputees with limited mobility.
Therapists can help protect wheelchair users from the serious threats of pressure ulcers by fully understanding cushion construction, deep tissue responses, and anticipating shape change in the user’s body.
Researchers suggest in a new study that rats modeled with stroke demonstrated improved neurological and motor functions after being implanted with a certain type of stem cells.
Patients and clinicians share their individual expertise and collaborate on a planning method that empowers patients to make their own decisions and manage their illness.
The new Smart Moore Balance Brace, created as a result of a partnership between Sensoria Fitness and Orthotic Holdings Inc, is an orthotic designed to help prevent falls.
Performance Health announces in a media release that it has recently formed an educational partnership with Advances in Clinical Education.
Conditioning the body prior to surgery can improve outcomes in oncology cases. A specialist who works with the cancer patient population investigates the power of prehabilitation in treatment and survivorship. An in-depth report by Glenda Arcilla Borreo, PT.
On November 7, Biodex Medical Systems Inc is offering a workshop titled, “Concussion in Youth Sports," at its corporate offices in Shirley, NY.
The 34th edition of Minneapolis-headquartered OPTP's semi-annual professional catalog is now available.
The stroke team at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation work together to tailor treatment to each patient's individual needs and goals. This level of teamwork, combined with evidence-based treatments and leading-edge technologies, help support stronger patients outcomes.
Ottobock and UNYQ have recently teamed up to provide cosmetic covers for lower-limb prosthetics.
biodesigns inc introduces the HiFi Interface and HiFi Imager System, developed as a result from a contract with the Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA).
A new injectable approved by federal regulators offers individuals affected by the relapsing-remitting form of the disease an important option for self care.
A recent disability outcomes research study suggests that, among spinal cord injury (SCI) patients in New Jersey, residing in communities with greater mixed land use may be associated with poorer health.
Sunrise Medical, based in Fresno, Calif, introduces six new options on its Quickie QM-7 Series, Pulse Series, and Zippie ZM-310 power wheelchairs.
Per a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global personal mobility devices market is expected to grow between 2015 and 2023.
Biomedical engineering researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed an algorithm that enables powered prosthetics to tune themselves automatically.