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Ossur and Myomo Enter Agreement for US Sales

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Reykjavik, Iceland-based manufacturer of prosthetics and orthopedic devices, Össur, has entered an agreement with medical device manufacturer, Myomo, Cambridge, Mass, to sell Myomo’s MyoPro orthosis technology in the United States.

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Sit2Stand Offers Utility for Both Wellness and Rehab Settings

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Biodex Medical Systems, headquartered in Shirley, NY, introduces the Sit2Stand Trainer, designed to help individuals practice and develop strength needed to execute the vital sit-to-stand motion. The new trainer is built to bring the benefits of sit-to-stand exercise to clients in both wellness and physical rehabilitation settings.

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Wearable Activity Trackers Inaccurate for Calories Burned

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A wide range of users may be getting inaccurate data from wearable activity trackers about the calories they expend. Research efforts based at the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, show that some wearables generate calorie burn data that varies from 13% to 60% of the true values.

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Zimmer Introduces OptonPro Class IV Laser

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Irvine, Calif-based Zimmer MedizinSystems recently announced the OptonPro Class IV laser is now available in the United States. The OptonPro is described by Zimmer as a device that offers 7 Watts (7,000 mW) of peak power and touch screen menu.

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TheraBand CLX Consecutive Loops Provide Four-Function Utility in Single Product

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Akron, Ohio-headquartered Performance Health has introduced a new product to the field of of low-tech fitness and rehab gear with the rollout of TheraBand CLX Consecutive Loops. Available in bulk rolls and individual packs, the CLX Consecutive Loops are designed to provide the same utility as bands, loops, tubing with handles, and door anchors in a single product.

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Maddak Introduces Performance-Based Assessment for Children

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The Do-Eat Performance-Based Assessment for Children is a performance-based ecological assessment for children ages 5 to 8 years newly available from Wayne, NJ-based Maddak Inc. The assessment is directed at children who are affected by atypical motor development such as DCD, ADHD, learning disabilities, and nonverbal learning disabilities.

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Sunrise Medical Introduces Two New Pediatric Wheelchairs

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The Zippie X’CAPE and The Zippie ZM-310 are two new pediatric wheelchairs now available from Fresno, Calif-based Sunrise Medical. The Zippie X’CAPE offers XLOCK Technology, designed to deliver the performance of a rigid frame with the convenience of a folding frame. The Zippie ZM-310 features a small base and pediatric seating designed to maximize accessibility and independence.

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Biodex Expands Education and Training for Physical Medicine Devices

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Shirley, NY-based Biodex Medical Systems Inc is stepping up efforts to provide clinical education about the applications of the company’s physical medicine devices. The company is offering a comprehensive education and training program consisting of a series of interactive eLearning modules, hands-on workshops, evidence-based clinical protocols, and training webinars.

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Fitness Wearables Give Users Fits

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Up to 83% of consumers who purchased fitness wearables found them difficult to use, while 21% reported the devices did not operate as advertised, according to a recent survey.

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