A new study designed to develop wearable movement sensors to assess gait in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in their home environments may ultimately help provide key information to doctors and feedback to patients regarding their condition.
TiLite recently introduced a new aluminum folding wheelchair that features a modular frame design and advanced rolling dynamics.
The JAECO WREX Arm, available through JAECO Orthopedic, is a lightweight exoskeleton developed to assist individuals with neuromuscular weakness.
EasierLiving.com LLC markets a Wheelchair Brake Lever Extension, built to offer convenience when reaching for brake handles and help reduce falls from unlocked wheelchairs.
A side-lying hip abductor engineered to keep the knees bent at 90 degrees and abducted to externally rotate the hip, as well as reduce bone-to-bone pressure, is available through AliMed.
Drive Medical Design and Manufacturing markets a Combination Transfer Bench/Commode featuring a 400-pound weight limit and extra-large suction cups to provide added safety.
A new shoe-tying tool is built to hold shoelaces in place, easing shoe tying for individuals with limited manual dexterity.
Recovr games are built to accommodate patients with a wide range of impairments, with each game play session recording analytic data designed to document the patient’s progress and compliance with their rehabilitation program.
Researcher Yadira Alatriste, the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Mexico (UAM), has reportedly designed a remote medical care system built to support the rehabilitation of individuals with spasticity.
A leg lifter, available through North Coast Medical Inc, is designed to assist those who have undergone total hip replacement surgery or individuals with limited mobility in raising or lowering their legs.