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Millions in Potential Health Care Savings: Prefab Orthotics Found More Effective

Orthopedic research studies have concluded that inexpensive off-the-shelf orthotics are more effective for relieving heel and arch pain due to over-pronation than costly custom-made insoles , potentially resulting in significant health care savings for a large segment of the population. The foot...

Unique Line of Custom-Made Orthotics for Sandals and Clogs Cater to Style-Minded Foot Pain Sufferers

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1999, OurHealthNetwork.com ( http://www.OurHealthNetwork.com ) has been the Internet's leading provider of custom-made foot orthotics. The company's team of board- certified podiatrists now introduces an exclusive line of more than two dozen dif...

Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

...overed, is that the current way insurance companies pay for prosthetics and orthotics does not begin to cover the costs, especially for growing children. Thomas.... New Jersey Congressman Robert Andrews has introduced the Prosthetics and orthotics Parity bill. In addition to the National Courage Award, this year Th...

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Only Hospital in New Jersey to Offer New Bionic Foot to Amputees

...itted for the prosthesis. They are also trained on the proper use and maintenance of the device. According to Gus Eppinger, Director of Kessler orthotics & Prosthetics Services ( http://kessler-rehab.com/programs/outpatient-services/prosthetics-orthotics ), "the PROPRIO FOOT is one outstanding e...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Receives Upgrade From Moody's Investors Service

...onentry to Hanger and third party patient care centers. The third is Linkia which is the first and leading provider network management company for the orthotics and prosthetics industry. The fourth unit, Innovative Neurotronics, introduces emerging neuromuscular technologies developed through independent resea...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Reports $0.31 EPS for the Second Quarter 2009 and Raises Full Year EPS Guidance

...omponentry to Hanger and third party patient care centers. The third is Linkia which is the first and only provider network management company for the orthotics and prosthetics industry. The fourth unit, Innovative Neurotronics, introduces emerging neuromuscular technologies developed through independent resea...

American CareSource Holdings Increases ACS Network's Convenience and Quality With MinuteClinic Signing

...g laboratories, dialysis centers, free-standing diagnostic imaging centers, non-hospital surgery centers, as well as durable medical equipment such as orthotics and prosthetics, and others. Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Any statements that are not ...

PAL Health Technologies Wins State-Level Prestigious 'Employer of the Year' Award

...thotics, industry-leading technology and world-class customer service. Incorporated in 1976, PAL Health Technologies offers a full line of custom foot orthotics through the XtremityScan(TM) System and is one of the nation's leading domestic suppliers of prescription foot and ankle orthoses. Based in Pekin, Ill...

Jury Convicts Los Angeles Physician Assistant for Stealing Doctor's Identity and Defrauding Medicare in $7.7 Million Scheme

...vidence at trial established that from approximately April 2005 to April 2008, Bradshaw prescribed hundreds of motorized wheelchairs and custom-fitted orthotics to Medicare beneficiaries under the apparent authority and supervision of a doctor. Bradshaw also ordered diagnostic tests for these beneficiaries un...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call

...omponentry to Hanger and third party patient care centers. The third is Linkia which is the first and only provider network management company for the orthotics and prosthetics industry. The fourth unit, Innovative Neurotronics, introduces emerging neuromuscular technologies developed through independent resea...
Orthotics in Medical Technology

STARscanner, STARband Cranial Helmets Making a Difference in the Lives of Children

...logy and the professionals to take care of it." About Floyd Brace Company orthotics and Prosthetics With five full-service facilities conveniently located throughout the Lowcountry, Floyd Brace Company orthotics and Prosthetics provides a full range of orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic...
Orthotics in Medical Products

Soft Line Silicone Foot Orthotics

Description: Bird and Cronin, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Patient Footwear, Orthopedic Softgoods, and Specialty Patient Care Products. Our products are of the highest quality and available in the USA and Internationally through various distribution sources....
Company:Bird & Cronin Inc.

Pressure Relief Padding™

Description:...ressure Relief Padding&trade is perfect for use for lightweight padding. It can be applied to splinting materials or used to line braces, prosthetics, orthotics and sports related padding. It insulates against shock and vibration and conforms to all body contours, effectively eliminating abrasion, shearing and...
Company:Silipos, Inc.
Orthotics in Medical Dictionary

Torticollis

...s a child's chin to be rotated to ... Torticollis Kids: support and treatment information for children with ... The Journal of Prosthetics and orthotics is the official journal of the American Academy of ... Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is a postural ... Torticollis ... Torticollis i...

Neuroma

...a Morton's neuroma . ... Mortons neuroma as a cause of foot pain and what you can do about it as explained by a podiatrist ... information on orthotics and Mortons neuroma , click here. ... An acoustic neuroma (sometimes also termed a neurinoma or vestibular schwannoma) ... These patients may...

Heel Spurs

...s and photo galleries - updated 24/7... Comprehensive medical information, about symptoms, causes, exercises and the same products and custom-made orthotics doctors prescribe to treat heel spurs . The two ... A heel spur develops as an abnormal growth of the heel bone. ... Heel spurs can c...

Amputee

...utee . Download Amputee Death Metal / Metal / Progressive music singles, watch music videos, listen to free streaming mp3s, & read ... A-S-C orthotics & Prosthetics specializes in providing a full spectrum of state-of-the-art custom orthotic devices, prosthetic limbs, and associated services ...
Orthotics in Biological News

Robotics research: Enhancing the lives of people with disabilities

... their robotic system on patients currently suffering from muscular dystrophy. The results from the project will be used to enhance the development of orthotics technologies and also contribute to the broader field of rehabilitation robotics, including the creation of better prosthetic limbs. ...

Herr receives Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy and Employment

...ent prizes in the world. Dr. Hugh Herr, 43, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technologys Media Lab whose advances in prosthetics and orthotics technology that marries robotics and human biomechanics have given greater mobility and new hope to those with physical disabilities, is among six d...
Orthotics in Biological Technology

Victhom announces completion of joint venture agreement with Otto Bock for Neurobionix activities

... artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Some of the statements made herein may constitute forward-looking statements. These state...

Victhom and Otto Bock sign partnership agreement to establish joint venture for Neurobionix activities

... artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market. About Otto Bock Otto Bock HealthCare is a global market leader in prosthetics and is on a steady growth course thank...

Victhom announces the filing of a patent application to address sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP)

... artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market. Forward-Looking Statements Some of the statements made herein may constitute forward-looking statements. These state...

Former SADMERC Medical Directors Join OrthoCare Innovations as Medical and Scientific Advisory Board Members and Strategic Advisors

...lpha Numeric Work Group for creation of new codes for all DME, Prosthetics, orthotics and Supplies. "Too many innovative, promising technologies do not re...oping advanced technology solutions in the areas of medical rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics. http://www.orthocareinnovations.com . ...

Victhom Human Bionics Receives CE Mark for the Neurostep(TM) System, the World's First Fully Implantable Closed-Loop Neuromodulation Therapy for Treatment of Foot Drop

... artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market. Forward-Looking Statements Some of the statements made herein may constitute forward-looking statements. These state...

Victhom Human Bionics Neurobionix Division receives ISO 13485:2003 Certification for its Design Control System

... artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market. Forward-Looking Statements Some of the statements made herein may constitute forward-looking statements. These state...

Victhom announces the completion of the second phase of the apnea therapy development

... artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market. Forward-Looking Statements Some of the statements made herein may constitute forward-looking statements. These state...

Victhom Announces Launch of Enhanced Company Website

... artificial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix division develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market. FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Some of the statements made herein may constitute forward-looking statements. These state...

Victhom announces promising results on the proof of concept for its unique closed-loop neuromodulation system

...ficial intelligence. Victhom's Biotronix business unit develops biomechatronic products to support or replace peripheral limbs in what is known as the orthotics and prosthetics market. ...

Touch Bionics appoints Head of Clinical Advocacy

...ran Affairs as Chief of VA Northern California Health Care System's Prosthetic and Orthotic Laboratory. Lindborg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in orthotics and prosthetics from the University of Washington School of Rehabilitation Medicine. About Touch Bionics Touch Bionics is a leading developer of a...
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