New Product Technology

Germany-based researchers are working together with industry partners to develop an active vest designed to offer caregivers and others with physically demanding jobs extra support for their backs.
The Playskin Lift assistive garments are engineered to assist individuals with weakness and/or movement impairments in functioning and can also serve as rehabilitation devices to minimize impairments across time.
New wearable technology from Motus Global is designed to help baseball players optimize their performance and reduce their risk of injury.
Hyperice recently announced the release of its signature ice compression product line, which features its ice compression technology.
An update about how today’s advanced products for physical therapy can help clinics differentiate themselves through technology-based services. Sponsored by Zimmer MedizinSystems.
Aretech LLC has announced its release of Version 2 (V.2) of the ZeroG Gait and Balance Training System, which was recently unveiled at the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Researchers at Clemson University have developed a tool to diagnose rotator cuff injury that can also aid physicians in deciding the best course of treatment for the patient.
A team of researchers has developed an active orthotic device, which is designed to mimic the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the lower leg that may aid in the rehabilitation of patients with ankle-foot disorders.
Toyota Motor Corporation plans to launch a line of physical therapy robots as early as 2015 to meet the expected demand for machines that can aid in rehabilitation for older adults.
The editors of Physical Therapy Products offer this special matrix designed to spotlight important product features and benefits that will help clinic staff and managers compare software soloutions at a glance.
Functional electrical stimulation can help restore function in the upper and lower extremities and improve performance in stroke survivors. By Kessler Institute's Kristy Borrows, PT, DPT, CBIS, and Elizabeth Salameh, PT, NCS,
Participants in this 2014 roundtable address a variety of topics, including the different therapeutic modalities used to treat chronic pain, the devices utilized for pain management, and products that provide a favorable return on investment.
In the treatment of foot drop, a variety of equipment and devices and a patient-centered approach can help patients maximize their goals. By Jennifer S. McWain, MHS, PT, of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Grand Rapids, Mich.
The iWalk Program from Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers utilizes technology to restore function and enhance walking recovery.
An electrogoniometer developed by two former students is a motion evaluation tool that can allow healthcare professionals to skip repeated x-rays for patients with back pain, allowing them to avoid radiation exposure.
SMK Electronics, a division of SMK corporation, has announced it will demonstrate a new video game-based Physical Therapy platform using Gyration Air Mouse technologies at an international event this week.
Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a new web-based tool to aid rehabilitation professionals in determining the right treatment course for injured workers to regain function and return to work.
The Cedar Ridge Health and Rehab Center in Lebanon, Ill recently introduced the Omni VR system, a computer-generated virtual rehabilitation system.
The G-Code Modifier mobile app from Mediware Information Systems Inc is designed to be a no-cost application that converts G-codes to functional modifiers for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).