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January 2019

Medi-Dyne ProStretch NightSock

Medi-Dyne’s new ProStretch NightSock is said to help alleviate heel pain associated with plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, calf muscle cramps, and runners’ cramps. By keeping the foot in a slightly flexed position, the ProStretch NightSock elongates the muscles and soft tissues of the calf and foot to help speed up recovery while sleeping. Continue reading

January 2019

Unna Boot Zinc Oxide Compression Dressing

Oasis Medical now offers the Unna Boot, named after German dermatologist Paul Gerson Unna, who specialized in diagnosing and treating skin diseases. The Unna Boot is a cotton compression dressing with a zinc oxide paste applied uniformly to the entire bandage; zinc oxide does not harden or cake. Continue reading

January 2019

OPTP Stability Trainer

The Stability Trainer balance pad is the latest addition to OPTP’s line of balance pads, stability equipment, and exercise mats. The trainer is made from soft yet durable, nearly 2.5-inch thick, high-quality foam and features a non-slip, textured surface for sure footing and security during use. Continue reading

January 2019

Swede-O PowerWrap Ankle Brace

The patented, positive tensioning–system on the Swede-O PowerWrap Ankle Brace provides a personalized fit with no-tie laces, and the center wedge allows for natural ankle movement during activity. This brace is said to be ideal for athletes who tape their ankles to help protect or prevent ankle injuries and for individuals suffering from weak or injured ankles. Continue reading

January 2019

Therafirm Ease Microfiber Chevron-Patterned Knee Highs

Therafirm has added a new chevron pattern to its Ease Microfiber Knee Highs line. Like other Ease Microfiber hosiery products, the chevron-patterned knee highs are made with super soft, high-stretch microfiber yarns, making them easier to don than other higher-compression garments, and they include a… Continue reading

January 2019

Kintrol Hydraulic Ankle/Foot System

Freedom Innovations’ new Kintrol Hydraulic Ankle/Foot system combines advanced Kinterra hydraulic ankle technology with aerospace-grade fiberglass to provide K2-level ambulators with comfort and control. K2 ambulators are prosthetic users who are typically defined as having the ability or potential for ambulation with the ability to traverse low-level environmental barriers such as curbs, stairs, or uneven surfaces. Continue reading

January 2019

Precise AT for Underfoot Stability

Precise AT (Arch Truss) insoles from Amfit were developed to provide the level of underfoot stability that consumers crave. These insoles are designed with an H-1-5 Stability Triangle philosophy that provides a flat, planed area under the heel and first through fifth metatarsal heads to offer a solid platform that… Continue reading

November 2018

36″ x 4″ Pro-Roller Foam Rollers

OPTP has added a new 4″ diameter foam roller to its elite Pro-Roller line, available in standard and soft densities. The 36″ x 4″ roller is closer to the ground than the regular 36″ x 6″ diameter roller, for a safer, more stable feeling. They are well suited for the elderly, beginners, or individuals with a compromised sense of balance and are easier to control while using for massage. Continue reading

November 2018

Supportive Shock-Absorbing Orthotics

Cadence Insoles introduces a new model to its line of exclusive, retail-only, over-the-counter orthotics. The EX MP provides semi-rigid support, durable high-rebound/low-compression set polyurethane foam, and an antimicrobial, low-friction CoolMax top cover with a built-in metatarsal pad. The EX MP is only available for purchase from physicians’ offices and select retailers; it is not available for online sales. Continue reading

November 2018

Posted CP-3300 Orthotic Shell

KLM Laboratories continues to help practitioners meet the ever-changing needs of each patient. The Posted CP-3300 orthotic shell is the newest addition to the KLM prefabricated product family. This semi-flexible polypropylene shell has a 2-degree inverted rear foot post that is lightweight and low bulk. The design of the horseshoe shape will allow for heel lift attachments, which are under development. Continue reading

November 2018

Ottobock C-Brace Lower-Limb Orthosis

The new C-Brace by Ottobock HealthCare uses the world’s first mechatronic stance and swing phase control orthosis (SSCO) system, introduced with the original C-Brace, to control stance and swing phase with microprocessor sensor technology. Building upon the features of the first-generation C-Brace, the new C-Brace is smaller and lighter, allowing it to be worn under clothing. Continue reading

November 2018

Waldlaufer Extra-Wide Women’s Lace-up

German comfort footwear company Waldlaufer introduces the stylish new Kagan lace-up, a therapeutic shoe without the therapeutic look, designed to accommodate the footwear needs of women with extra-wide feet, bunions, and hammertoes. Like every Waldlaufer shoe, the Kagan is handcrafted in Europe using the finest leathers and super-light, air cushion soles. Continue reading

November 2018

X-Large Therafirm Ease Compression Hosiery

Therafim’s Ease line of compression hosiery debuted in 2014, growing in popularity and expanding ever since. Now, Therafirm has expanded the line with the introduction of X-Large sizes. Compression knee highs are sized by ankle and calf circumferences. With new sizing including X-Large, Ease knee highs now fit ankle and calf circumferences up to 15” and 23”, respectively. Continue reading

November 2018

Foot Orientation Apparatus for 3D Foot Scanning

New from PAL Heath Technologies is the Foot Orientation Apparatus (patent pending, serial number 62/739,962) to be used with PAL’s Xtremity 3D foot scanner. The lightweight and portable apparatus was developed to obtain subtalar neutral positioning of the foot, ensuring foot scans are more accurate for the physician and more comfortable for the patient. Continue reading

December 2018

JumpStart® Softback provides comfortable control of excess plantarflexion

Cascade Dafo, a manufacturer of pediatric lower-extremity braces and creator of the original DAFO® (Dynamic Ankle Foot Orthosis), has added the JumpStart® Softback™ to its Fast Fit® line of prefabricated braces. This AFO is designed to provide lightweight, comfortable control of mild to moderate toe walking and knee hyperextension. Continue reading

December 2018

Low-Temperature Thermoplastic Made in U.S.

Since its inception in 1981, JMS Plastics Supply has been committed to partnering with its orthopedic customers for product satisfaction, including plastic materials, covering and cushioning materials, and equipment and supplies. New from JMS Plastics is a low-temperature thermoplastic for splinting, which JMS reports to be the only low-temperature plastic made in the U.S. Continue reading

December 2018

Tread Labs Insoles Improve Patient Outcomes and Your Bottom Line

Some of your patients need custom orthotics. Others will achieve equal outcomes, at lower cost, with pre-fabricated insoles. Tread Labs offers semi-custom insoles that provide excellent relief from plantar fasciitis and other foot ailments. They are the perfect solution for customers who do not need, or cannot afford, custom devices. Continue reading

November 2018

Z-CoiL Relieves Foot, Leg, and Back Pain Immediately

Z-CoiL shoes feature an innovative spring in the heel. Like shock-absorbers for the body, Z-CoiL’s reduce impact by 50%, enabling the wearer to walk, run, and stand for hours in comfort. Now those suffering from foot, leg, and back pain can reduce pain and injury without pills, shots, or surgery. It sounds too good to be true – but it’s not! Continue reading

November 2018

Tread Labs Insoles Improve Patient Outcomes and Your Bottom Line

Some of your patients need custom orthotics. Others will achieve equal outcomes, at lower cost, with pre-fabricated insoles. Tread Labs offers semi-custom insoles that provide excellent relief from plantar fasciitis and other foot ailments. They are the perfect solution for customers who do not need, or cannot afford, custom devices. Continue reading

November 2018

Orthofeet Tie-Less Lacing System

Orthofeet therapeutic shoes offer unique functional features: Tie-Less Lacing System offers an easy way of fastening the shoe without the need for lacing up – and ideal solution for patients who have difficulty tying laces. Two-Way Fasting uses straps on both the medial and lateral sides of the shoe. Heel-Strap enables adjusting the grip around the heel, eliminating slippage, and accommodating braces and wide feet… Continue reading

November 2018

The Neuropathic Walker is your solution

The Neuropathic Walker is a more advanced and comfortable solution to the CROW Walker. The Neuropathic Walker is integrated with custom molded 3/16” solid polypropylene and 1/4” Aliplast lining with the same trim lines as a CROW Walker. We use high-quality leather that is molded over the solid polypropylene. Continue reading

November 2018

Control Pronation with New Fast Fit Bug Prefabricated Shoe Inserts

Cascade Dafo, creator of the original DAFO (Dynamic Ankle Foot Orthosis), has added the Fast Fit Bug to its line of prefabricated shoe inserts. This low-profile foot orthosis is designed to control mild to moderate pronation with an optimal amount of support and comfort, yet minimal volume in the shoe. Continue reading

September 2018

Bonapeda FORS-15 Off-Loading Insole

The new FORS-15 Off-Loading Insole from Bonapeda Enterprises is designed to gently and consistently offload targeted plantar surfaces without edge effects. The multilayered Poron insole is durable, elastic, and crush resistant; soft, low-density Poron is closest to the foot and high-density Poron is underneath for support. Continue reading

September 2018

Hip Surgery Preparation Book

OPTP and author Adriaan Louw PT, PhD, CSMT, have released the latest book in their patient education series: Your Nerves Are Having Hip Surgery is a neuroscience education book that helps prepare patients for their hip surgery; explains how nerves react before, during, and after the surgery so they can understand what to expect; and reveals key recovery process strategies. Continue reading

September 2018

Low-Temperature Thermoplastic Made in U.S. 

Since its inception in 1981, JMS Plastics Supply has been committed to partnering with its orthopedic customers for product satisfaction, including plastic materials, covering and cushioning materials, and equipment and supplies. New from JMS Plastics is a low-temperature thermoplastic for splinting, which JMS reports to be the only low-temperature plastic made in the U.S. Continue reading