Active Rx, based in Westborough, Mass, is offering an opportunity for physical therapists to become business owners. The company report that it is offering financial incentives to physical therapists who want to open an ActiveRx Active Aging Center franchise before September 30.
The Avid IF 2 is designed as a portable interferential device that provides safe and effective pain management for acute pain and chronic pain, and to help rrelax muscle spasms, maintain range of motion and increase circulation.
The Intercollegiate Challenge is part of the Annual Maddak Awards that aims to inspire healthy competition among schools for the best ideas in occupational therapy products and solutions. Winners are recognized at the Annual Maddak Awards, held during the AOTA Conference in Nashville, Tenn, and entries are being accepted now.
Military service personnel can incur injuries that are considerably different in nature to those commonly sustained throughout the civilian workforce. The Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act designates greater amounts of sick leave for veterans who are federal employees to make up for the accelerated rate of treatment their injuries can demand.
Emerging scientific developments, instructional videos, and access to clinical trials are among the education horsepower CureDuchenne Cares, Newport Beach, Calif, aims to provide physical therapists and parents of children affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Active Implants LLC, Memphis, Tenn, reports the first NUsurface Meniscus Implant procedure was performed at the Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center recently, to demonstrate how it performs compared to current standard treatments.
A solution that could bring low-cost mobility aids to the world’s poor populations may look a lot like the popular Erector Set toys sold in America. An engineering student at Brunel University London says simplified, interchangeable parts, such as those found in Erector Sets could enable mobility device repairs to be performed quickly, and affordably.
Cali Solorio has taken a role as Ottobock’s marketing manager, where she will support new product introductions for the company’s orthopedic rehab business. Ottobock says it will also look to Solorio to add expertise to its product life cycle management.
Woodinville, Wash-based Cascade Health and Fitness has added an ergometer designed to handle multiple duties within the rehabilitation facility, gym, or physical therapy clinic.
Science seems to have found a way to objectively measure the presence and intensity level of pain. Investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have uncovered evidence that points to rising levels of pain-associated proteins in the brain that are linked to areas of the organ that transmit pain signals.