Category Archives: Archives

July 2017

Publisher’s memo: Taking stock, taking action

Readers of LER are very familiar with the fact that healthcare is constantly evolving, and that professional success depends in part on the ability to respond to those changes. Similarly, at LER, we also realize the importance of adapting to change—with regard to evolutions in publishing as well as evo­lutions in healthcare.

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July 2017

DryPro Probiotic Cast Relief Spray

DryPro, a division of DryCorp, introduces Cast Relief Probiotic spray. The new Cast Relief formula is engineered to allow users of all ages to remain itch and odor free while wearing a lower extremity cast. Probiotic Cast Relief is designed to be safe, natural, chemical free, eco-friendly, and biodegradable. Continue reading

July 2017

Convertible TPD AFO

The new Convertible Mueller TPD AFO (tibialis posterior dysfunction ankle foot orthosis) is a detachable, dynamic AFO for staged treatment of TPD and related pathologies, including ten­dinopathy, desmopathy, and dysfunctional flatfoot. Continue reading

July 2017

Korebalance Rehab System

The Korebalance is an advanced rehabilitation system for professional use with interactive technology for neurosensory training and assessment. The Korebalance offers clinicians accurate and objective tools to assess and improve patients’ balance, posture, coordination, stability, and… Continue reading

July 2017

AirShift OA Knee Brace

Newly redesigned, the AirShift OA Knee Brace from Med Spec uses the power of air to comfortably relieve pain associated with unicompartmental osteo­arthritis. The durable air bladder system allows patients and practitioners to easily adjust the level of unloading. Continue reading

July 2017

OLT Footcare Scanner

OLT Footcare offers modern scanning technology to facilitate orthotic device design for practitioners who treat patients with foot, ankle, knee, and hip problems. OLT Footcare’s new scanner takes only two seconds per foot, and records a 3D image along with all measurement of… Continue reading

July 2017

Sure Stabilizer Ankle Brace

Niagara Brace and Tru-Mold Shoes have combined their more than 60 years of shoemaking experience and computer-assisted design and manufacturing technology to create the new custom-molded Sure Stabilizer Brace for patients who have had difficulty with… Continue reading

July 2017

MatPlus Advanced Manufacturing

MatPlus announces its manufacturing capabilities now include fabric lamination and compression cutting. New equipment allows the company to adhere many porous materials to foams via a dry lamination process, which helps address the challenges associated with… Continue reading

July 2017

Jack and Jill Diabetic Footwear

Ped-Lite introduces Jack and Jill athletic footwear for patients with diabetes. The athletic shoes are designed with an ultra-light sole and breathable mesh upper to bring comfort to the diabetic foot. Double depth and elastic-lace closure provide a quality fit and help… Continue reading

July 2017

Brooks Beast 16 Running Shoes

Brooks Sports offers the Beast ’16 and newly updated Beast ’16 LE (limited edition) running shoes. The Beast ’16 LE has a new no-sew upper for added comfort and a sleeker fit. The Beast ’16 features adaptive midsole cushioning technology, an extended progressive diagonal roll… Continue reading

July 2017

Sheer Ease Hosiery

Therafirm has added new Sheer Ease Patterns to its Ease line of compression hosiery. The new sheer patterns include a scallop pattern for knee high styles and a diamond pattern for thigh highs and pantyhose, and are available in several colors. Continue reading

July 2017

HotShot Drink for Muscle Cramps

HotShot is a 1.7-oz sports beverage for the prevention and treatment of exercise-related muscle cramps. Invented by a Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist and endurance athlete, in collaboration with a Harvard Medical School neurobiology professor, HotShot is designed to… Continue reading

July 2017

Knee Glide Therapy Tool

OPTP has partnered with two physical therapists to offer the Knee Glide physical therapy exercise tool. For lower extremity indications, patients place a foot on the Knee Glide plate for easy movement back and forth along the track. Continue reading

June 2017

Vim & Vigr Compression Socks

Vim & Vigr offers a line of stylish, high-quality compression socks for men and women. Developed in partnership with vascular surgeons and vein clinics, the compression socks are engineered to help energize the legs, prevent swelling, alleviate fatigue, speed muscle… Continue reading

June 2017

Plantar Fasciitis Ankle Brace

The BRD Sport Plantar Fasciitis Brace, which provides compression and stability for those suffering from plantar fasciitis, is now easier for patients to put on. The sock-like design allows the brace to slip easily onto the foot, and the 3D knit structure now is looser in certain areas to… Continue reading

June 2017

Organic Pro 30 Protein Powder

Designer Protein’s Organic Pro 30 plant-based performance protein powder is formulated to aid postworkout recovery and soothe sore legs. Organic Pro 30 is packed with 30 g of organic, vegan protein per serving, including non-GMO pea protein and organic sprouted rice protein. Continue reading

June 2017

Calf Sleeves In New Colors

Sigvaris Performance Sleeves are now available in the US market in three dynamic new shades: steel blue, blood orange, and limeade. Featuring 20-30 mm Hg of medical-grade graduated compression, the calf sleeves are designed to help improve circulation and reduce muscle… Continue reading

June 2017

Elite Ortho FSX Air Walker

Advantage by Elite Ortho­pae­dics introduces the FSX Air Walker for management of ankle strains and sprains, forefoot sprains, stable foot fractures, and distal tibial features. A durable, semirigid shell helps support the limb while providing protection. Continue reading

June 2017

Compression Knee Sleeve

Brownmed now offers the new Imak Compression Arthritis Knee Sleeve for people living with chronic pain from arthritis, fibromyalgia, overuse, neuropathy, joint swelling, and other conditions. The sleeve provides mild compression for warmth and to help increase circulation… Continue reading

June 2017

Strideway Gait Analysis Walkway

Tekscan presents Strideway, a next-generation walkway for human gait analysis. This new modular pressure measurement platform provides kinetic, temporal, and spatial gait parameters, as well as pressure and force measurements for a comprehensive gait analysis. Continue reading

June 2017

Insite Fusion Elite Insole

Insite Insoles offers the Fusion Elite Insole, with a semiflex shell. Its composite shell material is strong but more flexible than the carbon fiber shell of the company’s Carbon Pro insole. It features two layers of foam materials—one to decelerate force and another to transfer energy… Continue reading

June 2017

Hinged Thermal Vent Knee Brace

Swede-O Thermal Vent ROM Open Wrap Hinged Knee Brace combines range of motion (ROM) control, medial and lateral stability, and compressive support for mild to moderate knee instabilities. Easy to use ROM hinges help provide medial and lateral knee stability, and have flexion and… Continue reading

June 2017

Extremit-Ease Compression

Amerx Health Care has unveiled the Extremit-Ease Compression Garment for reducing lower leg edema. Extremit-Ease easy-to-use, adjustable wrap that provides 30-50 mm Hg of compression. A zipper and bun­gee cords with large tabs make application and adjustment of the… Continue reading

June 2017

Biofreeze Professional

Inspired by the success of its Biofreeze cold therapy product for topical pain relief, Performance Health introduces Bio­freeze Professional, which optimizes key ingredients in the original Biofreeze formula for a longer-lasting experience that is only available through healthcare professionals. Continue reading

June 2017

Circulatory Insole System

Footbeat is an insole-based wearable technology featuring a small embedded engine that promotes circulation by applying precise, cyclic pressure to the arch. This system acts as a “heart,” reproducing the circulatory benefits of walking even when the user is at rest, which can help revitalize… Continue reading