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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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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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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 […]

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Rehab Essentials for New Knees

Exploring trajectories in functional recovery for patients who are undergoing rehabilitation post-total knee arthroplasty.

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Comfort Zone Breaks

Encouraging patients to “break from comfort” to stay fit and prevent injury can be a challenge in an increasingly sedentary society.

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Versatility Through Pilates

A well-executed integration of Pilates can widen a facility’s reach across the rehab spectrum and boost revenue.