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.
Live, online therapy services provider PresenceLearning has redesigned its therapy environment for special needs students in schools with the release of Lightyear.
Alber USA LLC, based in Oakdale, Pa, offers the e-motion M15 power assist drive, which is designed to help wheelchair users with impaired strength or restricted hand function to propel independently.
The StimRouter Neoromodulation System from Bioness Inc, as well as the Indego exoskeleton from the Human Motion and Control Business Unit of Parker Hannifin Corp, are finalists in the 2016 Medical Device Excellence Awards (MDEA).
Called “The Effective Compliance Program,” it is designed to help healthcare providers reduce their risks due to audits, billing errors, and regulatory violations.
The SEM Scanner, a handheld pressure ulcer pressure ulcer detection device developed by BBI LLC, recently won the Frost & Sullivan European New Product Innovation Award for Pressure Ulcer Diagnostics for 2015.
The UNYQ Scoliosis Brace, designed by 3D Systems and brought to market by UNYQ, has received the CES Innovation Award during the recent Consumer Electronics Show.
A research team has developed a lightweight and smart robotic glove to help restore movement in those who have lost function in their hand due to injuries or nerve-related conditions.
The compact 7550 Fold-Up Wheelchair Scale by Webb City, Mo-based DETECTO, is designed to fold away when not in use, thereby freeing up floor space.
The book, Mommy’s Coming Home a Little Different, shares the author’s story about coming home after a spinal cord injury.
Butler Mobility Products, based in Lewisberry, Pa, offers inclined platform wheelchair lifts that are engineered to move up and down with ease and safety.
The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) announces the publication of Advances in Multiple Sclerosis Primer, Second Edition, which aims to help rehab professionals help treat patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Quantum Rehab, headquartered in Duryea, Pa, introduces power seating systems with crash-tested and WC19-compliant iLevel and TRU-Balance 3 technology.
Ft Lauderdale, Fla-headquartered Stimwave Technologies announces that its Freedom-8A Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System for pain relief has received FDA clearance.
BionX Medical Technologies Inc announces in a media release that it has entered an exclusive distribution agreement with Ottobock HealthCare GmbH to distribute the BiOM prosthetic ankle in select European markets.
Home dwellers have a new option for increasing their accessibility to interior and exterior doorways, with the introduction of the Concierge Power Door Opener from Algona, Wash-based EZ-Access.
A new mobile app has been released to enable postsurgery patients to self-manage their recovery at home after having hip or knee joint replacement.
Wheeled mobility device users have a new option in portable ramp solutions with the Singlefold Suitcase GF ramp, manufactured with glass-reinforced graphite fiber for strength and durability.
A new computer-aided prosthetics design and manufacturing system has recently been installed at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.
Coloplast, Minneapolis, recently launched a catheter for men that is designed to be less than half the size of a standard male catheter, with the ability to be stored, carried, used, and disposed of discreetly.