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Touch Bionics expands U.S. presence to meet demand for i-LIMB Hand
Date:1/29/2008

roved over anything in the past, one of the biggest improvements in prosthetics that I have seen in over 30 years. Having so many different grip possibilities is unbelievable. All my patients can't wait to get the i-LIMB Hand."

After a successful training road show in December, the company has now trained and certified over 125 practitioners on the i-LIMB Hand worldwide. To respond to the demand for training, the company has announced additional training sessions for three major U.S. markets, including, Atlanta, GA, March 31; Chicago, IL, April 2 and San Diego, CA, April 4.

The one-day training session for registered prosthetists will cover clinical background, patient selection, fitting, patient training, service and support. Participants in the program will receive certification from Touch Bionics as an Accredited i-LIMB Hand Practitioner. The course fee is $350. For more information or to register, visit http://www.TouchBionics.com.

Touch Bionics will be participating in a number of prosthetic and orthotic conferences and trade shows globally in the year ahead, to continue to build awareness and understanding of the i-LIMB Hand amongst the surgical, medical insurance and prosthetic practitioner communities.

The next U.S. event for the company is the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists Annual Academy meeting, taking place at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Florida from February 27 through March 1. The company will be exhibiting its i-LIMB system on the exhibit floor in the Grand Sierra Ballroom in booth 1117. A workshop presented by Touch Bionics entitled "Bionic Upper Limb Technology Made Easy," workshop Number 32, will take place on February 27, between 1:30pm and 5:30pm in the Caribe Royale Convention Center. This workshop addresses the key facts prosthetists need in order to offer bionic technology from their practices and transform the lives of upper limb patien
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