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NIH Awards Exploratory Grant to Ekso Bionics Holdings

Ekso Bionics Holdings Inc, headquartered in Richmond, Calif, announced today that it has been awarded a P20 Exploratory Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the development of an exoskeleton prototype for children.

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Myoelectric Hand Design Offers Four Fingers and Thumb

A new generation of myoelectric hands designed with four fingers and a thumb was demonstrated at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich. The demonstration patient had both hands and feet amputated as the result of battling sepsis.

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SwimEx Pool Aims for Affordability

The Triton could be good news to facilities exploring the market for an affordably priced therapy pool. It is the newest offering from Fall River, Mass-headquartered SwimEx Inc, to enter the commercial and residential markets with the construction qualities customers value in other SwimEx products but with a smaller price tag.

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Software Provides Evidence Base for Return-to-Play Decisions

Two University of Evansville educators have developed Move2Perform as a software solution intended to help clinicians make evidence-based return-to-sport and return-to-activity decisions by categorizing patient injury risk and providing a way to objectively track progress.

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Wearable Sensor Helps Improve Pressure Ulcer Prevention Compliance

Leaf Healthcare Inc, headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif, recently announced that results of a clinical trial that concluded the company’s wearable patient sensor can aid healthcare professionals in “dramatically” improving efforts to prevent pressure ulcers.

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Falls Risk Assessment Technology Emerges from High-Tech Partnership

Bluetooth wireless data transfer and and an array of body-worn sensors are part of the high technology engineered into the QTUG, a new mobility and falls risk assessment system that will be marketed via a partnership between Intel-GE Care Innovations and Kinesis Health Technologies.

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Users Ambulate Inside of New Walker

The Tour, a mobility aid introduced to the market recently by Franklin, Wis-based Motivo, is designed to allow users to walk upright inside the device with the aim of reducing fatigue, improving posture, and allowing greater stability.

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Mobilization Belt Techniques for Manual Therapy on New DVD

Many manual therapists find mobilization belts useful for enhancing specificity of techniques, increasing the duration for which techniques are performed, and allowing multidirectional mobilizations. A new series of DVDs available from Minneapolis, Minn-based OPTP titled, Mobilization Belt Techniques for Manual Therapy, aims to teache mobilization techniques for the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, as well […]