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New Tailwind Device Improves Arm Function in Stroke Survivors with Paralysis
Date:12/16/2009

EncorePath, Inc., a company engaged in the development of products that help survivors of stroke and other forms of traumatic brain injury to improve mobility, announces the publication of an interview with the inventors of their brand new device for stroke rehabilitation, the Tailwind. (Advance for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine, vol. 20, issue 20, page 26, 2009; authored by Lauren Fitzky).

(PRWEB) December 16, 2009 -- In the publication, entitled "A Stroke of Genius," Tailwind inventors Sandy McCombe Waller, PhD and Jill Whitall, PhD conclude that the Tailwind stroke rehabilitation device “improves the range of motion in partially paralyzed individuals”, using “auditory cueing to improve the ability to control joint interactions, speed and movement”.

The inventors further say that the Tailwind device “is portable, lightweight, easily adjusted with one hand for patients starting out and permits training of the arm in several different positions.” Based on their clinical studies, the inventors conclude that Tailwind “can promote meaningful change in patients, particularly in bilateral arm functions”.

“The patient feedback that we’re getting from stroke survivors who are using Tailwind is amazing and heart-warming” says Kris Appel, President of Encore Path. “It is difficult to put into words how good it feels to manufacture a product that is making such a difference in the lives of stroke survivors, even those who have suffered disability for years and thought they would never get
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