In separate attempts, two amputees—USMC Staff Sgt Charlie Linville and Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner—have successfully climbed Mount Everest.
A nationwide disability discrimination case against Lowe’s has been settled, resulting in the retailer agreeing to pay $8.6 million to affected claimants.
The aging population and the demand for mobility from people who might otherwise be bedridden are growth factors in the power wheelchairs and personal mobility markets, according to a new report.
The Zippie IRIS rotation-in-space wheelchair from Fresno, Calif-based Sunrise Medical now features the optional XLOCK folding crossbrace, which is designed to help fold the wheelchair into a compact size for easy transport.
Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID), which opened its doors in January 2016, aims to serve the disabled community across the country by being a voice for them as well as to provide resources for individuals in need.
Medica Fair Asia 2016 is set to take place August 31 to September 2 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
A new report from Data Bridge Market Research delves deep into the global internal neuromodulation devices market.
Attendees listen to a speaker presentation during Ascend 2015, hosted by WebPT.
The third annual summit for therapists hosted by Phoenix-headquartered WebPT will feature speaker sessions and collaborative workshops focusing on business best practices for physical and occupational therapists.
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Toyota Motor North America has entered an agreement with DEKA Research and Development to help DEKA continue its development and launch of the next generation iBOT motorized wheelchair.
A report by Transparency Market Research values the global medical lifting slings market at $391.8 million in 2015, and estimates the market to grow at a CAGR of 9.2% from 2016 to 2024.
Recently published guidelines recommend robot-assisted gait training and virtual reality to aid stroke rehabilitation and recovery.
A phone survey of hip fracture patients suggests the possibility of mismanagement and misinformation among patients and physicians regarding osteoporosis.
Themed “Celebrating 30 Years of the Amputee Coalition,” the Amputee Coalition's 2016 National Conference will be held June 9 to 11 at the Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro, NC.
The Philadelphia Hand Center (PHC) announces that shoulder and elbow specialist Kenneth A. Kearns, MD, has joined its staff of orthopaedic physicians of the hand, wrist, arm, elbow, and shoulder.
MFB PM&R Residency Program
Applications are now being accepted for the newly launched Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital.
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In collaboration with Liaison, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) offers a centralized application service (CAS) for graduate degree programs focusing on occupational therapy assistants.
Sean M. McNally--Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic’s new executive director--succeeds Karl F. Stein, who is retiring after 15 years of service.
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering announces a collaboration with ReWalk Robotics Ltd to develop an assistive exosuit for use by stroke and multiple sclerosis patients.
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Via an exclusive partnership with BraunAbility, Costco is now offering special pricing on wheelchair-accessible vehicles as well as discounts on adaptive equipment and mobility component parts and service.
Beginning May 24, join Frank Long, editorial director of Rehab Management and Physical Therapy Products, as he speaks with Jenna Coe, OTR, MOT, C/NDT, co-owner and occupational therapy director of All Care Therapies of Georgetown, a 1-year-old private practice in Georgetown, Texas.