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February 2012

Wave Comfort Foot System

Fillauer offers the Emotis designed Wave Comfort Foot System for the low- to moderate-activity amputee. Tri-spring design elements provide seamless transition and stable progression from heel strike to toe off. Coupled springs react in a compliant manner that promotes a … Continue reading

February 2012

Foot and Ankle Strengthening

PhysioTools announces the new Foot and Ankle Strengthening module for creating personalized exercise and information handouts for patients. This module contains 1426 color photographs and 19 pdf-format posters and covers five levels of progressions from nonweightbearing to advanced foot and … Continue reading

February 2012

Knee Implant Simulation

Virtual Soft Tissue (VST), a highly detailed and programmable computer model from AMTI, accounts for the missing biological structure of the knee during simulation testing of joint implants. The simulator is designed to test the function and durability of implants … Continue reading

February 2012

Antibacterial Silipos Products

Silipos introduces a new line of antibacterial foot care products for a range of indications from foot discomfort to management of traumatic injuries. The antibacterial products have been shown to kill up to 99.9% of bacteria and fungus in independent … Continue reading

February 2012

Slickerz Cast Protectors

Slickerz, the latest product from CastCoverz, offers stylish weather protection for exposed toes, leg casts, and bandages. Slickerz utilizes a made-in-the-USA waterproof fabric to keeps toes, leg casts and bandages from getting wet and dirty due following exposure to rain, … Continue reading

February 2012

EZ Caster System

Smithers Bio-Medical Systems introduces the EZ Caster, an orthotic casting system that facilitates making accurate castings in minimal time. Paired with Bio-Foam Impression Foam, practitioners can increase their number of casting sessions from three per hour to as many as … Continue reading

February 2012

Sure Stick Adhesive

The Ortho Remedy offers Sure Stick, a clear contact adhesive that will permanently bond almost anything to anything. Sure Stick adhesive is appropriate for bonding materials including foams, thermosets, thermoplastics, crepe, vinyl, rubber, cork, Velcro, soling, leather, wovens, non-wovens, urethane, … Continue reading

February 2012

Performance Sleeve

Sigvaris is proud to announce the U.S. release of the Sigvaris Performance Sleeve, which allows athletes to customize their compression and increase circulation during vigorous workouts. The Sigvaris Performance Sleeve provides ankle to calf compression that athletes can wear with … Continue reading

February 2012

Xeleton Knee Brace

The new Xeleton off-the-shelf knee brace from Otto Bock HealthCare facilitates customizable function for sports injuries, pre- or post-surgical stabilization, or therapy for chronic knee joint instabilities. The Xeleton knee brace provides prophylaxis for anterior cruciate ligament injury or rehabilitation … Continue reading

February 2012

Medi-Dyne ProStretch Plus

Medi-Dyne Healthcare Products announces the new ProStretch Plus, an advancement in lower extremity stretching that engages the entire interconnective chain of the lower leg beginning with the hamstring, calves, Achilles tendon, plantar fascia and toes. The strong, lightweight device automatically … Continue reading

February 2012

Walking Boot Accessories

CastMedic Designs offers more than 60 fashion accessory products to accessorize medical walking boots, including faux-fur wraps, decorative socks, flowers,  and themed buttons for children. Wrap-Its are faux-fur cuffs to wrap around the top of the boot. Strap-Its are decorative … Continue reading

February 2012

Lightweight Boot

Orthofeet introduces its Lightweight Boot, which integrates style and biomechanical performance. The boot features include a combination of elastic lace and strap closure for easy donning and doffing and convenient fastening. Its double depth design accommodates thick orthotic devices and … Continue reading

January 2012

Ponseti AFOs with PFS/Toe Stilt

MD Orthopaedics offers the Ponseti AFO Toe Stilt, Ponseti AFO/PFS, and Ponseti  AFO/PFS Toe Stilt, all compatible with the Ponseti abduction bar. The AFO Toe Stilt features a severe permanent wedge to keep the foot in 10° of dorsiflexion during standing. The … Continue reading

January 2012

PAL Platinum Trim Gauntlet

The Platinum Trim Gauntlet, now available from PAL Health Technologies, is a slender, less rigid alternative to the standard Platinum Gauntlet. The custom AFO is designed for management of such conditions as PTTD and chronic ankle instability, and in particular … Continue reading

January 2012

Tensegrity K3 Promoter

Tensegrity Prosthetics has announced the availability of its K3 Promoter, a prosthetic foot designed to give amputees the flexibility and mobility of a natural limb. Anecdotally, testers of the K3 Promoter report a responsive and lively feeling associated with its … Continue reading

January 2012

BioSculptor AFO Vacuum Box

The AFO Vacuum Box from BioSculptor Corporation is designed for capturing weight-bearing or semi weight-bearing scans for products such as AFOs, foot orthotics, and custom shoes. The vacuum box is used when the most accurate scans are needed, as it allows … Continue reading

January 2012

Masterflex Black Material

In response to customer demand, Euro International’s product line now includes Masterflex Black, exclusively distributed by the company for applications such as the production of flexible inner sockets. The color and material properties are designed to help increase productivity and … Continue reading

January 2012

AquaHeal Bandages

Spenco Medical Corporation has introduced 2nd Skin AqualHeal Hydrogel Bandages, an easy-to-use, durable first aid solution that combines a sterile dressing and cooling technology to speed healing for a variety of wounds. A waterproof polyurethane film adhesive seals out bacteria … Continue reading

January 2012

DynaFlange Posting System

DynaFlange, new from Langer Biomechanics, is a patent pending rearfoot posting system that dynamically manages pathologic motion during gait. First, DynaFlange addresses the deleterious effects of pronation by storing ground reaction forces, then dynamically returns the stored energy when needed … Continue reading

January 2012

Polyester/Lycra Casting Socks

The STS Company of Mill Valley, CA, announces the release of a new and improved line of tubular polyester/Lycra casting socks. The new material provides a detailed, accurate, and precise negative mold of the lower extremity (foot, leg and thigh) … Continue reading

November 2011

KidZerts Wear-moldable Insole

KidZerts has released the first wear-moldable arch support insole that shapes itself to match the unique contours of the bottom of a child’s foot. The ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA) moldable sublayer molds slowly to the plantar surface during wear; other … Continue reading

November 2011

Foot/Ankle E-Module

PhysioTools’s new Foot and Ankle Strengthening module installs easily on Mac or PC computers, and includes exercise sequences and educational information as well as advice notes on a number of common foot and ankle disorders. The software helps podiatrists and … Continue reading

November 2011

Seattle LP Low Profile Foot

Trulife introduces its first low profile prosthetic foot for community ambulators and high activity amputees – the Seattle LP. Designed of carbon fiber and titanium, this low profile foot is ideally used with long residual limbs. The Seattle LP’s multi-axial … Continue reading

November 2011

AliMed Bariatric Positioners

AliMed has added to its products a line of bed positioning devices engineered to withstand the compressive weight of bariatric patients and help prevent pressure ulcers. The positioners, made from a closed-cell foam that resists compression better than standard foam, … Continue reading

November 2011

Ipocon Gel Sheets

Comfort Products Ipocon Gel Sheets are made by Uniprox and constructed of silicone gel. The viscoelastic properties of the material provides partial pressure relief to feet. The sheets are free of Lycra coating and are suited for individuals who need … Continue reading