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June 2018

Sock Aid

Advanced S.A. International Ltd. now offers the new Sock Aid for easy donning and doffing of socks for people who have difficulty bending or other mobility issues. The cordless unit requires easy one-handed operation and is compact for traveling. For donning, the sock is affixed to Easy On Sock Aid fully open and inside out with the heel in the correct position. Continue reading

June 2018

Socks with Purpose

ING Source, Inc. of North Carolina is best known for its proprietary application of compression therapy into orthopedic and sports bracing, Compression Zone Technology (CZT). Under its brand OS1st Base Layer Bracing, ING Source, Inc. has announced a new range of therapeutic socks under the banner, “Socks with Purpose.” Continue reading

June 2018

ShearBan Low Friction Patches: New Bulk and Retail Options

ShearBan is an ultra-thin, self-adhesive, low-friction patch designed to address friction and shear forces that contribute to blisters, corns, calluses, and diabetic foot ulcers. The patches are applied directly to braces, prosthetic sockets, and footwear where a person is experiencing painful rubbing. Continue reading

June 2018

Why You Hurt System

The Why You Hurt: Therapeutic Neuroscience Education System by Adriaan Louw, PT, PhD, CSMT, is a tool that clinicians can use to teach their patients what pain is and how it works. Available from OPTP, the system uses illustrated flashcards, discussion topics, teaching cues, and homework sessions that refine complex neuroscience into metaphors, examples, and images. Continue reading

June 2018

Instant Ice Wrap Combined Cooling and Compression

Instant Ice Wrap functions as an alternative to bags of ice to provide both cooling and compression to treat lower extremity pains. The treatment alternative helps to reduce swelling and offers joint and muscle pain relief without the risk of frostbite, skin burn, or irritation that can be associated with traditional icing. Continue reading

June 2018

Children’s 3R67 Prosthetic Knee

Ottobock HealthCare’s 3R67 prosthetic knee joint is the first everyday prosthesis with hydraulic swing phase control specifically for children. Children have different prosthetic needs than adults — and the cutting-edge technology of the new 3R67 prosthetic knee joint meets the everyday demands of… Continue reading

May 2018

Fracture Sock to Reduce Irritation

New from Elite Orthopaedics is the Fracture Sock, designed to reduce skin irritation while wearing an ankle walker. The latex-free fracture sock is composed of 100% synthetic knit for superior moisture absorption. An improved cross stitch provides better compression, which helps reduce the risk of friction and lessens the risk of sock bunching. The product’s overall knit quality creates a comfortable barrier for the patient’s skin. Continue reading

May 2018

Heel Pain Orthotic Device

Heel pain affects over 25% of the adult population and 20% of the pediatric population. Heel Defender is a patented heel orthotic device for off-loading the painful heel in both adults and children. Heel Defender is designed to remove the impact force from the heel, allowing for comfortable walking and standing while heel pain is being treated. Continue reading

May 2018

Advisory Book for Parents of Child Athletes Pneumatic Walker

#HeySportsParents is a new advisory book written by Sharkie Zartman and Dr. Robert Weil. The book is intended for parents with children playing sports. The first segment of the book (Sports Parenting 101) covers the basics of parenting a young athlete, including the perks and pitfalls of youth sports, how to choose the right program, how to feed a young athlete, what a parent’s role should be, how to coach one’s own child, how to navigate the college recruiting process, and stress management. Continue reading

May 2018

Pro Select Full Shell Pneumatic Walker

The Pro Select Full Shell Air Walker from Elite Orthopaedics, Inc. features a full circumference shell design that provides controlled immobilization of the lower leg, ankle, and foot. A breathable insole, featuring patent-pending technology, allows for air to circulate to prevent the accumulation of heat during patient usage. Small perforations work to prevent humidity and help heat escape. Continue reading

May 2018

Infinite Socket

Every human limb is different and changes over time, whether due to volume fluctuation, or painful skin breakdown. LIM Innovations now offers a customizable solution to combat volume fluctuation by providing a dynamic socket interface that can be adjusted by patients. Continue reading

May 2018

Second Edition of Neuroscience Clinical Guide

The revised second edition of Pain Neuroscience Education: Teaching People About Pain is now available exclusively from OPTP. Written by physical therapists Adriaan Louw, Emilio Puentedura, Steve Schmidt, and Kory Zimney, this clinical guide contains significant updates and new content, explaining how to teach patients about pain. Continue reading

May 2018

Microfiber Shades Argyle Compression Socks

Sigvaris offers a new fun and colorful addition to its popular line of Microfiber Shades line of compression stockings – the Argyle. All Microfiber Shades compression socks, including the Argyle, are designed to incorporate advanced microfiber technology to provide ultimate comfort while also providing excellent breathability and moisture management. The compression stockings incorporate double-covered inlay yarns. Continue reading

May 2018

Bionic Knee Brace

Levitation from Spring Loaded Technology is the world’s first compact bionic knee brace. According to the company, Levitation is the only brace that can significantly reduce pressure throughout the knee while enhancing strength to alleviate pain and improve mobility for people with damaged knees. Continue reading

June 2018

Med Spec Supinator PTT Stabilizer

Med Spec introduces the new Supinator PTT Stabilizer, a comfortable and relatively low-profile brace for the treatment of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD). With its patent-pending design, the Supinator reduces overpronation by applying a supinating force. Continue reading

June 2018

Mastercare Mini Therapy Table

Mastercare – The Swedish Back Care System, Model Mini is a professional therapy table that can be used to reduce injury risk for runners. The unit strengthens and decompresses the muscles of the back to relieve pressure on the lower extremity joints, as well as the back. The table is easy-to-use and folds away for convenient storage when not in use. Continue reading

June 2018

Capture Complete Gait Analysis in Minutes!

Tekscan’s Strideway has simplified the gait analysis process with easy access to essential gait parameters and a platform that is flexible in length. Unlike other systems, Strideway provides pressure information, as well as spatial, temporal and kinetic parameters for a complete gait analysis. Continue reading

June 2018

Pro Select Full Shell Pneumatic Walker

The Pro Select Full Shell Air Walker from Elite Orthopaedics, Inc.features a full circumference shell design that provides controlled immobilization of the lower leg, ankle, and foot. A breathable insole, featuring patent-pending technology, allows for air to circulate to prevent the accumulation of heat during patient usage. Continue reading

June 2018

Fracture Sock to Reduce Irritation

New from Elite Orthopaedics is the Fracture Sock, designed to reduce skin irritation while wearing an ankle walker. The latex-free fracture sock is composed of 100% synthetic knit for superior moisture absorption. An improved cross stitch provides better compression, which helps reduce the risk of friction and lessens the risk of sock bunching. Continue reading

April 2018

Footwear Designed to Reduce Risk of Falling

Described by the manufacturer as the first-ever footwear scientifically designed to reduce a person’s risk of falling, the Moore Balance Shoe (MBS) by Apex is the latest in OHI’s suite of fall risk therapies. The shoes feature a firm, adjustable heel counter with convenient Velcro strap closure. Continue reading

April 2018

FootFlexor for Patients with Foot Drop

Core Products International introduces the FootFlexor, described as a functional and comfortable AFO that allows the foot to perform naturally while walking. Designed to work with most lace-up shoes and boots, the FootFlexor works by incorporating the FootFlexor Wrap, eyelet clips, and a tension cord to help lift the toe during gait. Continue reading

April 2018

Biofreeze Soothing Pain Relief Cream

Biofreeze is launching its new Soothing Pain Relief Cream. Biofreeze also offers gel, roll-on, and spray external pain relief products. Research-proven to provide temporary relief from many aches and pains, Biofreeze Soothing Pain Relief Cream also hydrates and moisturizes the skin. Indications include sore muscles and joints, sprains, strains, and bruises. Continue reading

April 2018

Fracture Sock to reduce irritation

New from Advantage by Elite Orthopaedics is Fracture Sock, designed to reduce skin irritation while wearing an ankle walker. The latex-free fracture sock is composed of 100% synthetic knit for superior moisture absorption. An improved cross stitch provides better compression, which helps reduce the risk of friction and lessens the risk of sock bunching. Continue reading

April 2018

Mastercare Mini Therapy Table

Mastercare AB’s Swedish Back Care System Mastercare Mini is a professional therapy table that can be used to reduce injury risk for runners. The unit strengthens and decompresses the muscles of the back to relieve pressure on the lower extremity joints, as well as the back. Continue reading

April 2018

Ankle Stabilizing Orthosis

OPED Medical Inc. (dba Evenup) offers the Vacotalus for stable treatment of the ankle region. The ankle appliance is designed for treating acute ankle injuries, for use in after-care for fractures of the ankle joint, preventing ligament lesions on the ankle joint, and for compensation of ankle joint instability. Continue reading