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February 2013

Cold Snap Footwear

Spenco Medical Corporation offers the Cold Snap, a winterized edition of its popular Siesta Total Support Footwear line. The winter slip-on features a thicker tread for colder conditions and fleece trim for a warmer appearance. Like the Siesta, the Cold … Continue reading

February 2013

Deluxe Lace Up Ankle Brace

Elite Orthopaedics introduces the Deluxe Lace Up Ankle Brace for patients of podiatrists, foot and ankle surgeons, orthotists, and licensed physicians. The new brace features an easy-to-use lace up system and an elastic cuff at the top of the device … Continue reading

February 2013

Clearflex Liner Material

Allied Plastic Supply offers Clearflex, a soft inner liner material that can be thermo-formed and heat-gun molded, has good clarity, and bonds well to itself. Held in place in an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) using a small piece of self-adhesive … Continue reading

February 2013

Modular OrthoticMe

Insightful Products introduces OrthoticMe, a modular foot orthotic device that is fully customizable. OrthoticMe consists of several components that attach to the main sole using Velcro. Each piece is layered, which lets practitioners dial in the optimum amount of corrective … Continue reading

February 2013

ScanCast 3D Foot Scanner

Arizona AFO offers a new custom configured, cost-effective 3D laser imaging technology to replace traditional plaster casting. The ScanCast 3D combines two high speed imaging chips and two imaging lasers in a unified, precalibrated scanning mechanism that scans the foot in less than 3.3 seconds. Continue reading

February 2013

Diaped Twin-Tip

Algeos USA announces the launch of Diaped Twin-Tip, a dual combination diagnostic device for testing the essential protective functions of thermal (warm/cold) discrimination and sensory perception in the feet of patients with diabetes. The Diaped Twin Tip is made from … Continue reading

January 2013

Eccentron Trainer

The Eccentron from BTE harnesses eccentric resistance therapy, wherein muscles lengthen under force, for improved results. In geriatrics, the Eccentron provides 30%-40% more weight resistance than concentrics for improved strength, stability, and balance and a reduced risk of falling. In … Continue reading

January 2013

iQube mini Scanner

Delcam’s new scanner, the iQube mini, is designed to benefit orthotic laboratories, clients, and practitioners by providing a more portable device than the current iQube model. The new model weighs less than 13 pounds, and its dimensions would be acceptable … Continue reading

January 2013

TEC-3 Calf Sleeve

Star Nutrition announces the latest addition to its popular Incrediwear line: the TEC-3 calf sleeve. Engineered using an Italian 3D weaving machine and featuring carbonized charcoal anion technology, the 360-thread count TEC-3 material is designed to increase circulation to the … Continue reading

January 2013

Keeping Pace Hi-Top Shoe

Children’s orthopedic footwear company Keeping Pace has launched a newly designed, hi-top athletic shoe with a flexible outsole. The KPHTP shoe has a double-depth, triple-width design specifically for accommodating ankle foot orthoses. The new athletic hi-top shoe features a 90° … Continue reading

January 2013

EZ Stride Dorsi-Assist

The new EZ Stride Dorsi-Assist is for practitioners who want to “think outside the shoe.” The EZ Stride Dorsi-Assist, available in prefabricated or custom models, is an alternative to traditional in-shoe ankle foot orthoses for patients who cannot tolerate an … Continue reading

January 2013

Y Roller Massage Tool

Pro-Tec Athletics offers the new Y Roller, a massage tool made with elastomer, a high density, durable foam. Designed to provide deep tissue massage and myofascial release, the Y Roller helps reduce muscle fatigue and tightness, promote flexibility, and enhance … Continue reading

January 2013

Vertimax Training System

The Vertimax competitive edge training system is designed to improve speed, vertical jump height, and overall athleticism. Used by professional and collegiate athletes and designed to increase performance across all sports and ages, Vertimax simultaneously applies load to both legs … Continue reading

January 2013

Flexible Rush Foot

New from Ability Dynamics is the Rush foot. The foot is made of a new composite fiber material, Flexeon, which is three times more flexible than carbon-fiber materials used in conventional prosthetic feet. The foot is designed for amputees with … Continue reading

November 2012

Warming Insoles

Spenco Medical Corporation offers Spenco PolySorb Flow Warm performance insoles for walkers, runners, and joggers seeking support and comfort in a warm foot environment. A reflective thermal barrier, a foil layer beneath the topcloth, retains natural body heat. The topcloth … Continue reading

November 2012

Low Profile Triton Foot

New from Ottobock, the multi-axial Triton Low Profile (LP) foot is designed for active above- or below-knee amputees with clearances as small as 2.5 inches, particularly those with longer residual limbs. In addition to its reduced structural height, the Triton … Continue reading

November 2012

Remote Triggering

Tekscan has introduced new remote triggering products that improve the flexibility of its VersaTek Wireless and Datalogger systems. The Trigger Transmitter (TT-1) and Trigger Receiver (TR-1) allow users to synchronize F-Scan Wireless and Data-logger recordings with transmissions from other measurement … Continue reading

November 2012

Tibion Bionic Leg

Tibion, a venture backed robotics technology company, has introduced the Tibion Bionic Leg: a wearable lower limb robotic trainer activated by the patient’s intent to move. The Tibion Bionic Leg is designed to strengthen stance, improve gait, and enhance active … Continue reading

November 2012

Footmaxx Metascan

Footmaxx has released an updated and improved version of its diagnostic system, Meta­scan. Metascan analyzes a foot in motion to help practitioners predetermine the need for foot orthoses and optimize orthotic fit. Options for diagnosing abnormal foot function and balance … Continue reading

November 2012

Breathable Knee Support

Active Innovations introduces the Targeted Breathable Support (TBS) knee support crafted with VentiPrene, a durable, lightweight, 1/8-inch thick perforated neoprene. The material differs from standard neoprene in that it allows skin to breathe while providing compression and warmth without overheating. … Continue reading

November 2012

Postoperative Mesh Top Shoe

Elite Orthopaedics introduces a new postoperative shoe: the Mesh Top Post Operative Shoe. The new shoe is designed for use on a postoperative, traumatized, diabetic, or insensitive foot. Features of the Mesh Top Post Operative Shoe include an open-toe design … Continue reading

November 2012

Alli-Flex Black Plastic

Alli-Flex from Allied Plastic Supply is a soft black, flexible plastic used for prosthetic liners. A cost-effective alternative to black Northvane, Alli-Flex is easy to clean and resists staining. A benefit of a black liner is its ability to mask … Continue reading

November 2012

Arcopedico Knit Shocks

Arcopedico’s top-selling LS shoe line has been rebranded with the nickname “Shocks” (shoes as comfortable as wearing socks) and introduced in two bright new colors, fuschia and orange. As the name implies, Shocks offer the coziness of a pair of … Continue reading

November 2012

Prosthetic Swim Joint

The new swim joint by Swim Again is designed to give lower limb amputees the freedom of swimming without the hassle of specialized prosthetics. The joint can be released with a pull pin, allowing the user to walk to and … Continue reading

November 2012

Dynamic AFO Padding

Beginning late this year, all Dynamic Ankle Foot Orthoses from Cascade Dafo will feature improved internal padding. The new contoured modular pad-ding will be applied in areas of each brace design where elevated pressure is anticipated. Ortho-engineered to conform to … Continue reading