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Bluetooth Module for iDevice Expands Power Wheelchair Function

The R-net multi-module control system made by Curtiss-Wright for rehab-type power chairs is set to expand its functionality with the launch of Bluetooth Module for iDevices, a Bluetooth-based communications module designed to enable wheelchair users to control their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch using any of PG Drives Technology’s R-net Input Devices.

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Firefly Introduces Portable Activity Kit for Children

Firefly, based in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, has rolled out the Playpak, a product for therapeutic use that is designed to be fun and can be used in the home or while traveling. Playpak is contained in a lightweight bag that can be unzipped to reveal a colorful floor mat, rolls, wedges, and supports that stick together in a wide variety of configurations.

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Book Focuses on Self-Help for Chronic Pain Patients

A new resource titled, “Positive Options for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): Self-Help and Treatment,” is now available that provides the latest in pain advancements that speak to CRPS patients and their caregivers.

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WebPT Acquires WebOutcomes

Phoenix-based electronic medical record software manufacturer WebPT announces it has acquired WebOutcomes, described as an online outcomes tracking tool that aims to allow physical and occupation therapists to enhance patient care and objectively demonstrate their clinical performance to insurance carriers and referral sources.

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Therapeutic Patch for Pain Relief Shown Effective in Study

BioElectronics Corporation, Frederick, Md, released updated results of its “Try It and Tell Us” 7-day ActiPatch sample program. The data includes responses from 856 consumers suffering from chronic pain caused by a number of musculoskeletal conditions.