A collection of designer clothes from Chairmelotte aims to meet the specific fit and functional needs of wheelchair users, with special construction considerations designed to make them easy to wear, with a high level of comfort.
An article about the benefits and stability experienced by a Swedish arm amputee who receiveda prosthesis with a direct connection to bone, muscle, and nerve, in January 2013 has been published in the Science Translational Medicine journal.
New technology from Voiceitt is built to translate indecipherable language into clear communication.
The VA has developed a mobile application engineered to provide portable tools to recognize the symptoms of mild to moderate concussion linked to traumatic brain injury (TBI), as well as resources for treatment and management.
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.
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.
New technology aims to provide an economic, advanced tool engineered to allow older adults or others who live alone and have physical or intellectual disabilities to maintain an independent lifestyle.
The ableX system features therapy games and a handheld controller, built to accelerate rehabilitation of the arms and hands following stroke.
Two laser experts take the mystery out of low level laser therapy. Listen to this podcast and learn how to use this technology to provide effective results, and which specs are important in making the right laser purchase. Both experts also reveal how they combine laser with therapeutic taping and exercise to optimize the recovery continuum.
Recently developed football helmet technology reportedly aims to provide up to 50% more protection against football-related head injuries and concussions.
A clinical mobile app aims to help manage the interaction between therapists and patients, targeting patient engagement and compliance in physical therapy exercises.
A news story published by MobiHealthNews reports on the recent launch of Orthocare Innovations spinoff company modus health, and its plans to create a wearable activity tracker for clinical use.
Constant Therapy reports that it has officially launched its iPad rehabilitation solution, engineered for patients seeking to improve brain function or to be used in conjunction with a clinician as part of therapy.
Researchers have reportedly created “smart bandages,” which feature a range of sensors engineered to detect changes in a wound environment, alert a patient or medical staff by altering the color of the dressing, or sending a message to a smartphone.
To enhance and “gamify rehab,” Visual Touch Therapy offers users games that hinge on range-of-motion exercises, allowing users to begin a therapy program with large gestures and progress to smaller, more precise movements as strength and mobility improve.
A wireless health-monitoring system built to detect the early signs of TBI by continuously monitoring a range of brain and neural functions has reportedly been developed by engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas.
According to a news release on its website, pediatric rehabilitation hospital Children’s Specialized Hospital has begun to use a “telepresence” healthcare solution engineered to allow healthcare providers to interact with patients at any hour of the day without physically being in the hospital.
A soft, wearable device engineered to mimic the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the lower leg, may hold promise in rehabilitation of ankle-foot disorders, researchers say.
This showcase highlights some of the most exciting solutions on the market, and will help clinicians understand the features and benefits that will be most useful to their operations.
Combining familiar principles with new technology opens the doors to innovative treatment ideas and progress