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A single-patient study describes the mobility results after a post-stroke patient received a surgically implanted prosthesis that was programmed to stimulate activity in the hip, knee, and ankle muscles.
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Orthopedics designer and manufacturer Ergoresearch Ltd, based in Laval, QC, Canada, announces its results from the third quarter ending March 31, 2016.
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Warrenville, Ill-headquartered Patterson Medical announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Akron, Ohio-based Performance Health.
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Mediware Information Systems Inc announces its recent acquisition of Bowman Systems LLC, a provider of software systems for human services such as homeless assistance.
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Athletico Physical Therapy announces the recent opening of its first-ever clinic focused primarily on hand therapy.
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Helen Hayes Hospital, located in West Haverstraw, NY, introduces group therapy sessions for individuals with aphasia.
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In separate attempts, two amputees—USMC Staff Sgt Charlie Linville and Paralympian Jeff Glasbrenner—have successfully climbed Mount Everest.
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A nationwide disability discrimination case against Lowe’s has been settled, resulting in the retailer agreeing to pay $8.6 million to affected claimants.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A new report from Data Bridge Market Research delves deep into the global internal neuromodulation devices market.
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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.
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Recently published guidelines recommend robot-assisted gait training and virtual reality to aid stroke rehabilitation and recovery.
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A phone survey of hip fracture patients suggests the possibility of mismanagement and misinformation among patients and physicians regarding osteoporosis.
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.
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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.
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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.